Application now open for Institute for Research Design in Librarianship 2019

We are issuing a call for applications for the Institute for Research Design in Librarianship (IRDL) 2019. We are seeking novice librarian researchers who are employed by academic libraries or are librarians in a research setting, in the United States to participate in the Institute. We define “novice” broadly; if …

LC-CEAL Cataloging Internship Program deadline extended!

Please see below for the LC-CEAL Cataloging Internship Program 2019. The application deadline has been extended to Dec. 14, 2018.  Encouraged by the number of applications, strong support of our library community, and the successful completion of the internship program in recent years, the Committee on Technical Processing and the …

National Library of Medicine recruiting for Associate Fellows, 2019-2020

Positions: National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows The NLM Associate Fellowship Program offers a fellowship for recent library science graduates with a formal curriculum including library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development and lifecycle of the NLM web-based products and services and the extensive outreach and education …

2019 Innovative Librarians Award

Imagine this: You’ve sat through hours of LIS education, came up with a game-changing, innovative idea for public libraries, but don’t know what to do with it. Sound familiar? The Innovative Librarians Award will help you use your idea to solve problems for modern public libraries.We’re looking for ideas that …

LibTech Scholarships Announcement

Library Technology Conference Scholarship Program The Library Technology Conference will be awarding up to 10 scholarships to attend the 2019 conference. The goal of these scholarships is to promote library technology proficiency and awareness through attendance at the conference. These scholarships are available to first-time attendees to the conference who …

LOEX 2019: Call for Breakout Session Proposals – Due on November 16

LOEX 2019: Call for Breakout Session Proposals Up North: Reflect, Reconnect, & Renew 47th Annual LOEX Conference May 9-11, 2019 Minneapolis, MN PROPOSALS DUE NOVEMBER 16, 2018!!!   You are invited to Minneapolis for LOEX 2019 to showcase your innovations in library instruction. We are excited to see how librarians …

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 …