Nnedi Okorafor @ Book Week, UMN

Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning author of Africa-based science fiction and fantasy. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, she is known for weaving African culture into evocative settings, memorable characters, and wonder-filled plots. Nnedi’s books for the young audience include, among others, the Binti series, Akata Witch, The Shadow …

WAAL Conference Call for Proposals

The WAAL (Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians) Conference Planning Committee invites session proposals for Connect, Collaborate, Create: WAAL 2019 at the Lismore Hotel in Eau Claire, WI, April 18-19, 2019. Proposals for presentations, panels, and active workshops are all welcome. Plan for presentations to last for 50 minutes including Q&A. …

Apply NOW to the Digital POWRR Digital Preservation Professional Development Institute!

Apply NOW to the Digital POWRR Digital Preservation Professional Development Institute! The Digital POWRR team invites applications for the final 2-day institute funded in this grant cycle; to be held on March 12-13, 2019 at the George Washington University campus. Travel scholarships are available for those with financial need. An …

Save the date: Nov. 7 NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Save the date: Nov. 7 NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Are you interested in improving consumer health information about women’s health on Wikipedia? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) on November 7 for #citeNLM2018! NNLM staff, network members, medical librarians across the nation will add citations to existing Wikipedia …

ALA Annual 2019 GLBT RT Call for Panelists

The GLBT Round Table is looking for presenters for a panel at ALA  Annual 2019 titled “Intersectionality and the Experience of LGBTQ+ Library Folks.” Are you part of the LGBTQIA/queer community? Do you hold multiple intersecting identities? We would love to hear from you! Please send a short statement (2 …

Call for Papers: The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion (IJIDI)–Special Issue

Call for Papers: The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion (IJIDI)–Special Issue “Engaging Disability: Social Science Perspectives on Information and Inclusion” The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion (IJIDI) invites submissions for a special issue focused on social scientific perspectives on information and disability inclusion and empowerment. We …

Today is the last day to register for the MLA Member Summit!

Join us on September 28th for a Member Summit! At the Summit, we’ll get energized about MLA’s vision, mission, and strategic directions. We’ll critically think about what is most important and brainstorm potential activities that will guide MLA over the next several years. We want your ideas for how to …

2018 ITEM Fall Conference – register today!

October 25-27 Arrowwood Resort – Alexandria, MN   Now that school has begun again don’t forget to register! Media specialists, technology integrationists, technology directors and staff, paraprofessionals, library students, teachers — anyone interested in an exceptional professional development opportunity — THIS CONFERENCE IS FOR YOU!   Attendee registration **Be sure …

Lib Tech Call for Proposals – DUE IN 1 WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!

Reminder: Lib Tech is looking for a variety of student voices – send in your projects ASAP!!!! What: Lib Tech Conference 2019 When: March 20-21, 2019 Where: Macalester College – St. Paul, MN Do you have a technology-related library project, experiment, or innovation you’d like to share? We invite you …

CCLI 2019 – Call for Proposals

Reimagining Student Success: Approaches That Increase Participation, Representation, and Relevance California Conference on Library Instruction – May 3, 2019   CCLI 2019 invites practice and research-based approaches on the inventive, intersecting, and radical ways your instruction has redefined/reimagined student success. In particular, CCLI welcomes proposals that highlight participatory learning, critical …