2018 Class of ALA Emerging Leaders- deadline August 31, 2017

Accepting Applications for 2018 Class of ALA Emerging Leaders The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting applications for the 2018 class of Emerging Leaders (EL).  Details on the program criteria as well as a link to the application can Continue reading 2018 Class of ALA Emerging Leaders- deadline August 31, 2017

Oxford Women’s Leadership Symposium- August 2-4, 2017

We are pleased to invite you and your institution to participate in the OXFORD WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM The summer symposium with be held August 2–4 at Somerville College, Oxford, UK. Alternatively, you may attend the 4–6 December 2017 meeting also held at Somerville Continue reading Oxford Women’s Leadership Symposium- August 2-4, 2017

Information for the Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries

Check out this brochure for the Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries! It highlights information about potential careers in law librarianship and notes several scholarship opportunities. It also includes contact information for anyone interested in membership or more Continue reading Information for the Black Caucus of the American Association of Law Libraries

Rural districts band together to promote innovation across schools on Education Dive

Take a look at this inspiring article “Rural districts band together to promote innovation across schools” on Education Dive. It highlights the collaborative efforts of schools and districts striving to maintain educational equity amongst rural populations. Examples range from the creation Continue reading Rural districts band together to promote innovation across schools on Education Dive

Oxford Women’s Leadership Symposium at Oxford University- August 2-4, 2017

We are pleased to invite you and your institution to participate in the OXFORD WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM The summer symposium with be held August 2–4 at St Anne’s College, Oxford, UK. Alternatively, you may attend the 4–6 December 2017 meeting Continue reading Oxford Women’s Leadership Symposium at Oxford University- August 2-4, 2017

Webinar: Taking on New Job Responsibilities- April 13, 2017

Free Webinar: Taking on New Job Responsibilities Thursday, April 13, 2017 1 p.m Eastern | 12 p.m. Central 11 a.m. Mountain | 10 a.m. Pacific Due to budget cuts and increased demands, many library staffers are being asked to take on Continue reading Webinar: Taking on New Job Responsibilities- April 13, 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

Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

Check out this video about the recent efforts to promote literacy and education in Conakry, Guinea! UNESCO has designated Conakry as the 2017 World Book Capital. Groups like the Guinean Alliance for Education and Development (GAED) are working with the Continue reading Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017