Enhancing Quality Staff Symposium Tuesday, May 1, 2012

University of Minnesota Libraries present the 20th annual EQS Symposium for library paraprofessionals and support staff EQS Symposium Goals     Learn about a range of timely professional topics     Share ideas and experiences with peers     Enhance your skills with continuing education     Work toward personal well-being  Sponsored by the …

Open content licensing for educators is a free online workshop

Open content licensing for educators is a free online workshop designed for educators and students who want to learn more about open education resources, copyright, and creative commons licenses. The course materials were developed as a collaborative project by volunteers from the OER Foundation, WikiEducator, the OpenCourseWare Consortium and Creative …

New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations

“New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations“ is a new series of free quarterly webinars on issues of interest to new librarians, models of library associations and library schools working with new professionals, and groups by and for librarians. The free webinars are presented by IFLA Continuing Professional …

Library Technology Conference Registration Now Open

Library Technology ConferenceMacalester College, St. Paul, MNMarch 14-15, 2012 Registration for the 5th annual Library Technology Conference will open at noon on Thursday, December 8th.  Registration at the conference is limited to 500 total participants and once that level of participation has been reached, registration will be closed. Please note …

Call for Papers for IFLA Science and Technology Libraries Section

Call for Papers for IFLA Science and Technology Libraries Section Papers are invited to be presented at 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Helsinki, Finland in August 2012 Theme: The Role of Libraries in Data Curation, Access, and Preservation: an International Perspective Data curation, access, and preservation are integral to …

IFLA Childrean/YA Section Pre-Conference Call for Papers

Call for Papers for Satellite Meeting of Section Libraries for Children and Young Adults in collaboration with Joensuu Regional Library, Finland, and the Finnish Library Association Joensuu, Finland9-10 August 2012, preceding the 77th Annual IFLA conference in Helsinki (August 11-17, 2012) Theme: ” Libraries for Young People: Breaking through Boundaries” …

Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Grealy for being awarded MLA's Above and Beyond Award

On Wednesday, October 12, 2011 the Minnesota Library Association awarded Deborah Grealy an Above & Beyond award for leading the successful ALA accreditation campaign for the St. Catherine University MLIS Program. Dr. Deborah Grealy joined St. Catherine University as the Associate Dean and Program Director of the Master of Library …

Library 2.011 Worldwide Conference November 2-4

We’re counting down the days until the inaugural Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual Conference begins on November 2. More than 3,500 information professionals from 149 countries have signed up to join the global conversation on the current and future state of libraries. The groundbreaking event will be a whirlwind of information …

A Conference for Students and Beginning Professionals on Archives, Rare Books, and Special Collections

Back to the Future: Reconciling the Past, Present, and Future in Archives and Special Collections A Conference for Students and Beginning Professionals on Archives, Rare Books, and Special Collections March 3-4, 2012Bloomington, Indiana Indiana University’s student chapter of the Society of American Archivists is proud to announce our fourth conference …

4th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries

22-25 May 2012 Limerick Ireland http://www.isast.org/ In QQML2012 we will discuss New Trends in Library Science and enjoy the beauties of Limerick and the Ireland landscape. The 4th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2012) was scheduled during the previous 3rd QQML2011 Conference. QQML2009, QQML2010 and QQML2011 were …