Start Thinking About Your 2019 MLA Conference Proposals!

The Minnesota Library Association’s 2019 Annual Conference will be at the Mystic Lake Center in Prior Lake, September 19-20. This year’s conference theme, selected by MLA President Kirsten Clark, Libraries: Stronger Together, will focus on celebrating all the ways libraries and communities are Stronger Together. Through collaboration, whether internally in …

Minneapolis Institute of Art: Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Make new friends, have fun, and learn something new, while celebrating Women’s History Month through our Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Art+Feminism is an international campaign where people come together to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia. During the Edit-a-thon, we will be updating and creating Wikipedia articles on subjects …

ARLD Seeks Nominations for Minnesota Academic Innovator Award

Innovation. Change. Transformation. Breakthrough. Do you know an academic librarian or academic project team whose projects, programs, or services have made recent outstanding contributions that advance the mission of an academic and/or research library through an innovative project, program or service? If so, nominate them today for the Minnesota Academic …

ARLD Day 2019 – Registration Opens March 11th

ARLD Day 2019 Friday, April 26 3675 Arboretum Drive Chaska, Minnesota  55318   ARLD Day 2019 Welcomes Keynote Speaker Matthew Reidsma. Matthew Reidsma is the Web Services Librarian at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. He was a co-founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Weave: Journal of Library User Experience, a peer-reviewed, …

Beta Phi Mu Scholarships

The 2019 Beta Phi Mu scholarship season is  open. Applications will be accepted for all 2019 scholarships, except for the Sessa scholarships, from November 15, 2018 to March 15, 2019. 2019 scholarship winners will be announced at the ALA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC in June, 2019.   Beta Phi …

Seeking Applications for 2019 MLIS Scholarship

The MLIS Faculty is now accepting applications for the annual MLIS Scholarship that recognizes academic excellence and leadership potential. The scholarship award is $2,000. Deadline is Friday, March 15, 2019.   Eligibility: MLIS Students having at least 18 credits by the end of this semester and having at least two …

ARL/SAA Mosaic II Fellowship Applications due February 28th

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program II is now accepting applications for the 2019–2021 cohort. The program promotes diversification of the archives and special collections professional workforce by supporting master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are …

APALA Travel Grant due March 1st

Travel Grant – Applications due March 1, 2019 The APALA Travel Grant will provide $500.00 to support attendance at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. The 2019 APALA Travel Grant is sponsored by Springer Nature. The Travel Grant will fund one APALA member to attend the conference and will …