Please plan to attend the first Canadian-based True North Science Boot Camp for librarians to take place at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Wednesday June 4 to Friday June 6, 2014.
Started in Massachusetts and spreading throughout the USA, science boot camps for librarians are immersive 2.5 day events featuring educational presentations delivered by scientists.
What’s on the agenda? Medical imaging, Arctic science, environmental science, food studies, not to mention the evening activities to facilitate getting to know each other.
Who’s this for? Librarians involved in supporting research in the sciences or technology although anybody with an interest in science research is welcome.
What’s the cost? CDN$295 includes the camp plus 2 nights (dorm) accommodations with breakfast, lunch, breaks, and our official Boot Camp Dinner; CDN$150 for commuters includes the camp plus lunch, breaks, and our official Boot Camp dinner.
Please note that registration is capped at 50.
Sponsors: Council of Prairie & Pacific University Libraries; the University of Manitoba Libraries; as well as IEEE, Elsevier, Proquest, Thomson Reuters
Check the True North2014 website for details! See you there!