Opportunity to Live Stream International Conference on Digital Libraries

Details below on how to access the 2016 International Conference on Digital Libraries, December 13-16, 2016 in New Delhi, India. This is an exciting opportunity to interact with and learn from other information professionals around the world! TERI (The Energy Continue reading Opportunity to Live Stream International Conference on Digital Libraries

Call for Papers: Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award

Keep reading for more information on the Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award for 2017. This award is being jointly presented by the Beta Phi Mu International Honor Society (http://beta-phi-mu.org/) and the American Library Association’s Library Research Round Table (http://www.ala.org/lrrt/) to Continue reading Call for Papers: Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award

Message to UMD Community from Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct

Dear UMD Community Members: Due to a reported increase in bias incidents and discriminatory conduct both outside and within our campus community, we believe it is important to reiterate that the University of Maryland is committed to creating a welcoming Continue reading Message to UMD Community from Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct

Project submissions for iSchoolChallenge ’17 are open now!

Keep reading for information from Tetyana, the MIM Program Coordinator, on how to apply for the iSchool Challenge. Good afternoon: ​Just a reminder that you can now start submitting your project proposals (300-word abstract describing your project) for the iSchoolChallenge competition Continue reading Project submissions for iSchoolChallenge ’17 are open now!

Article on data versus instincts in organizational decision-making

Check out this article from CIO.com on trends among organizations and businesses in adopting more data-driven decision models. According to author Thor Olavsrud, the rhetorical centrality of data analytics in business may not actually be replacing traditional “gut-based” or instinctive Continue reading Article on data versus instincts in organizational decision-making

Study abroad in Ireland: Information in Cultural Conflict

Flyer reads: A Critical Perspective in Cultural Conflict in Ireland & North Ireland University of North Carolina, Greensboro Dates: July 14 – August 6, 2017 University Application Deadline: November 28, 2016 Price: $4610 (including university tuition and fees) What’s Included:  Group airport pick-up Continue reading Study abroad in Ireland: Information in Cultural Conflict

Call for applications: Annual Medical Library Association Meeting

See below for a message from Terri Ottosen about an opportunity for students interested in Health Sciences Librarianship: “Greetings, Students! As part of the Medical Library Association (MLA) Scholarship Jury, I am contacting you today about our upcoming meeting in Continue reading Call for applications: Annual Medical Library Association Meeting