MD Tech Connect at Universities at Shady Grove- Dec. 8, 2017

Registration is now open for the MD Tech Connect 2017 on December 8 at the Universities at Shady Grove  – http://mdtechconnect2017.weebly.com/ The event has been developed via collaborative partnership with Priddy Library at Shady Grove, MDLIBTECH, Maryland Special Libraries Association, and the Maryland State Library. Questions? For registration Continue reading MD Tech Connect at Universities at Shady Grove- Dec. 8, 2017

Q&A Session: Research & Teaching Fellowship- Nov. 9, 2017

Join the directors of the University Libraries Research & Teaching Fellowship for a Q&A session! Where: Fourth floor of Hornbake South When: Nov. 9, 2017, 1-2pm Not going to be on campus? No problem! The Q&A session will be streamed on Continue reading Q&A Session: Research & Teaching Fellowship- Nov. 9, 2017

Call for Applications: 2019 UMD Libraries’ Research & Teaching Fellowship

Applications are now open for the 2019 Cohort of UMD Libraries’ Research and Teaching Fellowship (RTF)! What is RTF? RTF is a paid 3-semester teaching and training program that prepares MLIS students for careers in academic libraries. Students work an Continue reading Call for Applications: 2019 UMD Libraries’ Research & Teaching Fellowship

Guest Post: 7 Strategies to Improve Collaboration Between Faculty and Librarians

7 Strategies to Improve Collaboration Between Faculty and Librarians The following is a guest post by Sarah Davies. According to a 2015 study by Library Journal, almost everyone across the board agrees that there is a breakdown of communication between Continue reading Guest Post: 7 Strategies to Improve Collaboration Between Faculty and Librarians

Shape Shifting: Academic Libraries & Change Agents- Nov. 6, 2017

Shape Shifting : Academic Libraries and Change Agents Day/time: Monday, November 6, 2017. 9 am – 3:15 pm. Place: Towson University in Northeastern Maryland. 510 Thomas Run Rd, Belair, MD 21015. Theme: This engaging program will address the new roles and changing landscapes that Continue reading Shape Shifting: Academic Libraries & Change Agents- Nov. 6, 2017

Lecture: Sustainable Collection Management- April 26, 2017

SUSTAINABLE COLLECTION MANAGEMENT:  Enabling the Transformation of Libraries Matt Barnes Director of Sustainable Collection Services at OCLCApril 26, 2017 (Wednesday) 3:00 – 4:30 pm McKeldin Library 6137 (Special Events Room) Academic libraries have endured as centers of learning and research because they have continually evolved to meet the needs Continue reading Lecture: Sustainable Collection Management- April 26, 2017

Publishing Opportunity- Public Services Quarterly

Are you interested in academic librarianship and interesting in getting your work published? Consider submitting to Public Services Quarterly! Keep reading for more information. Public Services Quarterly‘s column, “Future Voices in Public Services,” is a forum for students in graduate Continue reading Publishing Opportunity- Public Services Quarterly

UMD Libraries Receive John Cotton Dana Award

The University of Maryland Libraries was awarded a John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award in recognition of their “Thinking Big” campaign. The data-driven communications campaign was designed to increase awareness of UBorrow a faster interlibrary loan service available because Continue reading UMD Libraries Receive John Cotton Dana Award

Collections Archivist – Virginia Tech – Blacksburg, VA

Collections Archivist The University Libraries at Virginia Tech seeks a service-oriented, innovative, technically savvy, and self-motivated Collections Archivist to serve an integral role in the special collections department. The Collections Archivist reports to the Director of Special Collections. This is Continue reading Collections Archivist – Virginia Tech – Blacksburg, VA