Fellow Scholarship: New England Science Boot Camp, June 14-16, 2017

The New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians Planning Committee is offering up to four Fellow Scholarships for students with an interest in science or engineering librarianship to attend the 2017 New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians at the Continue reading Fellow Scholarship: New England Science Boot Camp, June 14-16, 2017

Webinar: Let’s Talk About Power: Why Diversity and Cultural Competence are Important to LIS- April 19, 2017

Join us for our latest Culture Conversations with NCLA’s REMCo, “Let’s Talk About Power: Why Diversity and Cultural Competence are Important to LIS” with Dr. Nicole Cooke of the iSchool at Illinois.  For more information and to register go to: Continue reading Webinar: Let’s Talk About Power: Why Diversity and Cultural Competence are Important to LIS- April 19, 2017

2017 LLAMA Career Institute- June 23, 2017

2017 LLAMA CAREER INSTITUTE Cultural Proficiency for Library Leaders PRESS RELEASE – 16 MARCH 2017             “Cultural competence is a skill set.  It is the confidence and competence to effectively move in and out of diverse relationships and experiences,” according to DeEtta Continue reading 2017 LLAMA Career Institute- June 23, 2017

Symposium: Books Save Lives at Library of Congress- April 7, 2017

Join the Center for the Book at Books Save Lives: A Symposium on Trauma and Resilience in Young People’s Literature. This event will take place April 7, 2017 at 1:00pm-2:30pm. The featured panel includes Laurie Halse Anderson, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Continue reading Symposium: Books Save Lives at Library of Congress- April 7, 2017

Archives Unleashed 4.0 Web Archive Datathon at the British Library- June 11-13, 2017

*Call for Participation: Archives Unleashed 4.0Web Archive Datathon* http://archivesunleashed.com The British Library June 11 – 13, 2017 Travel grants will be available for US-based graduate students. Applications for all attendees are due 31 March 2017. Call for Participation This event Continue reading Archives Unleashed 4.0 Web Archive Datathon at the British Library- June 11-13, 2017

ALA@UMD with LAC Federal present Contracting as a Career Path-March 9, 2017

Check out LAC Federal Employee and iSchool Alum Chris Lao-Scott’s blog post about the federal hiring freeze and how it affects information professionals. Come out to the event tonight to learn more from federal contractors and their experiences. Representatives from Continue reading ALA@UMD with LAC Federal present Contracting as a Career Path-March 9, 2017

Webinar: Speaking Up and Being Heard- March 15, 2017

The College of Information Studies, Maryland’s iSchool, is excited to announce a free, brown bag webcast—Speaking Up and Being Heard—featuring Scott Leeb, Senior Consultant at Iknow LLC. In this webcast, Leeb will walk participants through the task of identifying their Continue reading Webinar: Speaking Up and Being Heard- March 15, 2017