Roots and Fruits: Exploring the History and Impact of the Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota @ St. Kate’s

Roots and Fruits: Exploring the History and Impact of the Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota Curated by Heather Carroll, MLIS ‘18 Location: Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Kate’s November 3-December 15, 2018 Opening Reception & Oral History Booth: Saturday, November 3, 6-8 p.m. Featured artists: Ana Laura Juarez, Angela Rogers, Ann Aslanidis, …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Minneapolis Institute of Art Talks: Don’t Read This! Don’t See This! Censorship and the Creative Truth of Words and Art

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Spain, 1746–1828, El sueño de la razón produce monstruos, 1797–98, P.83.57.43   Minneapolis Institute of Art Talks: Don’t Read This! Don’t See This! Censorship and the Creative Truth of Words and Art – Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 6:30 PM.    Censorship and the …

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 …