Volunteer International Librarian Opportunities

 Librarians Needed Internationally We need Librarians to teach the love of books and of reading. KENYA: Stellar This nationally recognized children’s center is one of the most innovative in Africa. While others are stern and emphasize rote learning, this center Continue reading Volunteer International Librarian Opportunities

Innovative Librarians Award- due Jan. 31, 2018

Innovative Librarians Award ​The  ​​San​ ​Jose​ ​State University​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Information has joined the Gwinnett​ ​County​ ​(Georgia) Public​ ​Library​​ ​to  ​co-sponsor​ ​​the​ ​​Innovative​ ​Librarians​ ​Award that recognizes​ ​library science​ ​graduate​ ​students​ ​who​ ​put​ ​forward​ ​new​ ​ideas​ ​to improve​ ​libraries​ ​and​ ​library​ Continue reading Innovative Librarians Award- due Jan. 31, 2018

Informational Webinars: ACRL’s Diversity Alliance Residency

Join us for a webinar about ACRL’s Diversity Alliance Residency for new librarians at the University of Virginia Library. Register using the links below. November 1, 2017 2:00-3:00 pm EST November 7, 2017 1:00-2:00 pm EST November 7, 2017 4:00-5:00 pm EST Continue reading Informational Webinars: ACRL’s Diversity Alliance Residency

AccessComputing Student Opportunities

Are you a computing student with a disability?  Looking for an internship?  Want to connect with peers and mentors with disabilities?  AccessComputing can help you do that. AccessComputing, a National Science Foundation funded project, provides mentoring and funding for career development activities for students with Continue reading AccessComputing Student Opportunities

Obama Foundation Fellowship- due October 6, 2017

The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to work together in new and Continue reading Obama Foundation Fellowship- due October 6, 2017

Opioid Crisis Town Hall: Library Needs & Responses- Sept. 12, 2017

According to the Huffington Post, there has been a dramatic increase in teen overdoses in recent years. This article is based on recently released data (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db282.htm) from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. As the opioid epidemic attracts more Continue reading Opioid Crisis Town Hall: Library Needs & Responses- Sept. 12, 2017

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