Donate Blood to the American Red Cross

Due to the massive tornado that recently hit Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the University of Alabama suggests donating blood to the American Red Cross as a way to help. It can be designated for Tuscaloosa. Find an American Red Cross location by you at http://www.redcrossblood.org/northcentral.

April 2011 Streaming News from the Minnesota Department of Education

http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/Learning_Support/Library_Services/Newsletter/index.html Read about “A New Chapter Begins for Library and Information Science Honor Society” on the new Beta Phi Mu chapter in Minnesota and “Minnesota Librarians In Print and Online” mentions the recent publication of “Credibility Judgment and Verification Behavior of College Students Concerning Wikipedia” in the April issue of …

MLIS Community Nights

SGO Meeting.Thursday, May 5 at 5:15pm CdC 19. All MLIS Students are invited to attend. Progressive Librarians Guild MeetingMonday, May 9 from 5-6:00pm in CdC 362. See PLG’s website at http://stkatesplg.wordpress.com/ . MLIS Student Posters & Paper Presentations.Monday May, 9 from 5:30-8:00pm in the MLIS Classrooms. See below for which …

Course Spotlight: LIS 7963: Electronic Resource Management in Fall 2011

This course introduces students to the concepts and technologies driving the development of electronic resource management in libraries. Electronic Resource Librarians are concerned with the selection, licensing, accessibility, linking, evaluation, and administration of subscription databases, electronic journals and eBooks. The topics covered are wide ranging and include scholarly publishing, vendor …

Free Library Webinars – May 2011

Through the efforts of library colleagues around the country, here is a compilation of free or low-cost online webinars relevant to libraries from various sources. Many of the webinars will be archived, so check the relevant site later if you can’t attend the live online event. If you have additions …

2011 eLearning and eFolio Summit: July 27-29, 2011

Several educational agencies in Minnesota are teaming up this summer to offer a powerful user conference on eLearning and ePortfolios. The Minnesota Learning Commons, MnLC ™ (a cooperative between the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Education, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities) and e-FolioMN/World ™, will hold a …

MLIS Community Nights

MLIS Annual Summit. Monday, May 2 from 5:30-8:00pm in CdC Rauenhorst Hall. Igniting the MLIS. The Keynote speaker is Kim Dority, President and Founder of G. K. Dority & Associates. The Ignite sessions will include: Jenel Farrell, Cody Hanson, Jennifer Nelson, and Ann Walker Smalley. RSVP by Tuesday, April 26, …

MLIS Annual Summit

Igniting the MLIS Monday, May 2, 20115:30pm-8:00pmRauenhorst Hall (Ballroom)Coeur de Catherine, 3rd Floor AGENDA WELCOME: Dean MaryAnn Janosik FOOD AND NETWORKING KEY NOTE SPEAKER: Kim Dority, President and Founder of G. K. Dority & Associates IGNITE SESSIONS:One– Jenel Farrell, Digital Archivist, Minnesota Public RadioTwo– Cody Hanson, Web Architect & User …