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

Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC/MLA)

Calling all students interested in health informatics and medical librarianship! Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC/MLA) is an active and dynamic group that welcomes students, and the student membership price of $10/year gives them the benefits of full Continue reading Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC/MLA)

Scholarship: Bernard Vavrek Scholarship- July 31, 2017

The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services (ABOS), an affiliate of the American Library Association, offers annual awards that recognize outstanding service, support for conference attendance, and the education of a student currently enrolled in a Library Science degree program.  Continue reading Scholarship: Bernard Vavrek Scholarship- July 31, 2017

Scholarship: Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan- April 30, 2017

The application period for the Ruth Fine Student Loan is open at http://www.dcla.org/page-1723277 The DC Library Association  awards one Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan of $6,000  each year in support of ALA-accredited graduate library/information science education. This interest-free loan, which the student Continue reading Scholarship: Ruth Fine Memorial Student Loan- April 30, 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

IMPORTANT: College Park Metro Closure

Please note the following communication from UMD Department of Transportation Services. WMATA recently announced that SafeTrack Surge #14 will include the complete closure of the College Park Metro Station from Saturday, April 15 through Saturday, April 29. “Free shuttle buses Continue reading IMPORTANT: College Park Metro Closure

Scholarship: Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workflow- May 15, 2017

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 Continue reading Scholarship: Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workflow- May 15, 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