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Call for Applications for the Student Chapter of the Year Award

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 16:12

The New Members Round Table (NMRT) is now accepting applications for the Student Chapter of the Year Award. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 1, 2019

New iteration—Adult Programming: Planning for Success eCourse

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 14:12

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Adult Programming: Planning for Success. Amy Alessio will serve as the instructor for a 3-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 8, 2019.

Kellam named 2019 Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award winner

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 13:13

CHICAGO – Lynda Kellam, social sciences data librarian at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, has been awarded the 2019 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Politics, Policy, and International Relations Section (PPIRS) Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award. The award, established in 1996 by LPSS, honors an academic or law librarian who has made distinguished contributions to bibliography and information service in law or political science.

LITA Learnings: Creating an Interdisciplinary Space and Multimedia Instruction offerings

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 12:11

Chicago -- A webinar and a web course kick off the LITA Spring 2019 continuing education offerings.

Diversity in Libraries: Creating an InterDisciplinary Space at Meyer Library
Tuesday April 2, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time
Presenter: Jessica Bennett, Instruction and E Learning Librarian at Missouri State University

Heather Babb Wins a Year of Free AASL Membership

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 11:57

CHICAGO – By sharing the wealth of AASL membership with a colleague, Heather Babb has won a free year of AASL membership. Babb's name was drawn as a monthly winner of the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Share the Wealth Campaign. By referring Dawn Harman to AASL, Babb has also been entered to win an AASL National Conference & Exhibition grand prize package, which includes registration, airfare, and hotel accommodations.

American Library Association gears up for 2019 ALA election

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:14

CHICAGO – The American Library Association is gearing up for its upcoming election. Polls will open at 9 a.m. Central time on March 11, 2019 for the American Library Association’s annual election and will close on Wednesday, April 3 at 11:59 p.m. Central time.

ALSC names 2019 Notable Children's Books

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 17:21

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2019 list of Notable Children’s Books.

LLAMA webinar helps you demonstrate the value of your academic library

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 16:49

LLAMA webinar helps you demonstrate the value of your academic library

Ed Jones Recipient of Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 14:33

CHICAGO—The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) congratulates Dr. Ed Jones, the recipient of the 2019 Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award. Presented by the Continuing Resources Section (CRS) of ALCTS, this award consists of a citation and $1,500 donated by ProQuest and is given for distinguished contributions to serials librarianship.

First Step Award to Ilda M. Cardenas

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 13:54

CHICAGO—The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) congratulates Ilda M. Cardenas, electronic resources and acquisitions librarian at the Mississippi State University Libraries, as the recipient of the 2019 First Step Award—a Wiley Professional Development Grant presented by the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section (CRS).

Swanson Best of LRTS Award to Jankowski, Schultz and Soito

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 13:04

CHICAGO—Amy Jankowski, Anne Schultz and Laura Soito, librarians at The University of New Mexico Libraries in Albuquerque, have been awarded the 2019 Edward Swanson Memorial Best of LRTS Award for the article “Motley Crew: Collaboration Across an Academic Library to Revive an Orphaned Collection”, which was published in Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS), Volume 62, No. 3 (July 2018), pages 114-126.