ONLY FOUR DAYS LEFT! Call for Speakers: Netspeed 2014

Have you submitted your session proposal to Netspeed yet?  The deadline is April 18 and there will be no extensions, so get those proposals in! The Alberta Library invites you to be a part of Netspeed: The Human Side Of Technology.  We are accepting session proposals for this year’s conference, to be held October 16 […]

Things to Do Before You Graduate from Library School

Interesting suggestion from Hack Library School: Things to Do Before You Graduate from Library School. Suggestion #2, Renew/begin professional memberships, at student rate is a good idea! One place to start is ALA Joint Student Membership. Not eligible, there is still the regular ALA student rate for membership.

FAFLRT Scholarship Nominations: Deadline is April 29, 2014

The Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Round Table (FAFLRT) Awards Committee is now accepting applications for the Federal Librarians Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship which is given to a library school student who has an interest in working in a Federal library. The student will receive a scholarship award of $1,500. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be full or part-time […]

The Perils and Pleasures of Digital Scholarship, April 15 at Green College

Emerging Visions: Digital Media and Culture Archive, Edition or Research Environment? The Perils and Pleasures of Digital Scholarship Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, English, Ryerson University; Constance Crompton, Critical Studies, UBC-Okanagan Coach House, Green College, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, UBC Tuesday, April 15, 5-6:30 pm, reception to follow, all welcome This presentation reflects on the practical […]

September/Fall Term WISE course registration [all students]

Registration for the 2015 September/Fall term WISE courses opens April 21, 2014.  Information on the available courses can be found here: General information on WISE can be found here: It is possible additional WISE courses will be added later. Currently six courses are listed that have been approved for qualified SLAIS students. During […]

2014 Graduates: Grad Photos

Dear 2014 graduates: Grad Photos: Artona is our grad photographer and has reserved studio time for SLAIS graduates from February 6 – April 17, 2014. Artona would like all appointments made prior to the long weekend (Thursday April 17th), however appointments can be made online until April 25th Book online at Questions? Contact Artona […]

Reminder: Google fellowship application closes April 14th

Reminder: Google Fellowship application period closes next Monday, on April 14, 2014. As part of the annual summer fellowship, the selected fellow will receive a $7,500 stipend and spend 10 weeks in residence at the ALA office in Washington, D.C. to learn about national policy and complete a major project. Fore more information please follow […]

ARL/Music Library Association (MLA) Diversity and Inclusion Initiative – Call for Applications

ARL is now accepting applications for the ARL/Music Library Association (MLA) Diversity and Inclusion Initiative (DII). This scholarship program, funded by a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and by ARL and MLA, offers minority candidates an opportunity to pursue the master’s degree in library and […]

Places still available: Summer Educational Institute in Image Management

There are still places available in SEI 2014 (the Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management): SEI 2014 will be held at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign from June 10-13, 2014. The intensive curriculum includes hands-on and discussion sessions on intellectual property rights, metadata, imaging, project management, and digital preservation.   […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Calling all Activist-Librarians-to-be!!

The MIRIAM BRAVERMAN MEMORIAL PRIZE, a presentation of the Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG), is awarded each year for the best paper about some aspect of the social responsibilities of librarians, libraries, or librarianship. Papers related to archivists, archives, and archival work are also eligible. The winning paper will be published in the Summer 2014 issue […]

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