COGI-tations: What Is Your Library Doing With Information About You? Data Privacy Requirements and Issues for Minnesota´s Libraries

Save the date for a Minnesota Coalition of Government Information spring event, part of the ongoing COGI-tations lecture series. Speaker: Nancy Walton, Acting State LibrarianWednesday, May 18, 2011, 4:30-6:00 pmLocation: Women Venture, 2324 University Avenue West, St. Paul Librarians have a long tradition of guarding the privacy of library users, …

20th anniversary of BOBCATSSS

We proudly present to you the topic of the 20th BOBCATSSS-Symposium: ‘Information in e-motion’ It will take place 23rd – 25th January 2012 in Amsterdam, organized by students from the Stuttgart Media University, the Hanze University Groningen and the Hogeschool van Amsterdam. We invite you to submit proposals for presentations …

MLIS Community Nights

Progressive Librarians Guild Meeting. Monday, April 25 from 5-6:00pm in CdC 362. Bring your art supplies and skills for a creative and productive meeting! We’re decorating boxes and completing setup for our upcoming Book Drive – please join in on the fun! See PLG’s website at http://stkatesplg.wordpress.com/. The St. Kate’s …

Important upcoming dates for current MLIS students

The MLIS Office will be closed Friday, April 22 – Monday, April 25, 2011. Registration for Fall 2011 began this week. Summer 2011 Registration is still open. Consider the following courses for the summer• LIS 7610: Public Relations• LIS 7800: Health Librarianship• LIS 7870: Legal Information Resources The MLIS Summer …

Student News: Karen Hogan

Karen P. Hogan’s essay “Quatrefoil library : the next generation” was published in Greenblatt, E. (2011). Serving LGBTIQ library and archives users: Essays on outreach, service, collections and access. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland & Co., Publishers.

Volunteer for the Medical Library Association in Minneapolis this May

Sign up for the Medical Library Association (MLA) conference! May 13-18, 2011 Volunteer!If you are interested in volunteering at the MLA conference, contact Katherine Chew, chewx002@umn.edu Volunteer and earn passes to conference! For those who are not members of the Medical Library Association:Katherine Chew, Local Volunteer Coordinator, reports that “for …

MLIS Community Nights

Storytelling Festival. Monday, April 18 from 6:30-8:00 in the Music Building Recital Hall. Join us for an evening of storytelling performed by students in LIS 7180 Storytelling for Adults and Children. The festival will feature a mix of stories for different audiences, from different genres, and from different parts of …

Upcoming Conferences

Consider participating in any of the following upcoming conferences:• ARMA (Authority on Managing Records and Information) Spring Conference: April 14, 2011 in St. Paul, MN. • Midwest Archives Conference (MAC): April 28-30, 2011 in St. Paul, MN. “Headwaters of History”• ARLD (Academic and Research Libraries Division) Day 2011: April 29, …