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 tasks where they have little or no experience—paraprofessionals are being asked to do reference, catalogers […]
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is accepting applications for the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), a program designed to recruit master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented ethnic and racial minority groups into careers in research libraries and archives. The IRDW includes: A stipend of up to $10,000 […]
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 Jones. Developing the cultural knowledge, emotional intelligence, and interpersonal skills that can be adapted to […]
The April 2017 Techexpo Hiring Events will be held April 20 in McClean, VA and April 27 in Linthicum Heights, MD. Please note that these events require a security clearance. For more information, click here.
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 audience and how to communicate effectively to those individuals, and will provide strategies for creating […]
Strategic Management Day on February 25, 10:30am-1pm. Join us to hear what Strategic Management is and why it is important. You will also learn how to put together an efficient strategic management plan. This event is open to all iSchool programs (InfoSci, HCIM, MIM, MLIS, and PhD). Please RSVP if planning to attend – […]
The Professional Education Program at the iSchool is pleased announce that we’ll begin our first CyberSec First Responder training course October 17! Please share widely with anyone you think might benefit from this unique training program for information and security professionals! The CyberSec First Responder: Threat Detection and Response (CFR) training course provides information professionals […]