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

How Libraries are Making Comic Conventions Accessible

Check out this interesting article on Vice, How Libraries are Making Comic Conventions Accessible. The article highlights public library responses to the limited tickets and high prices associated with mainstream comic conventions and events. Many people cannot afford or are Continue reading How Libraries are Making Comic Conventions Accessible

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

Scholarship: Association of Jewish Libraries Scholarships- March 31, 2017

Association of Jewish Libraries is pleased to announce an academic and conference scholarships to students enrolled or accepted in a graduate school of library and information science. Prospective candidates should have knowledge of and interest in Jewish studies, and demonstrate Continue reading Scholarship: Association of Jewish Libraries Scholarships- March 31, 2017

Scholarship: 2017 Chinese American Librarians Association Scholarships- April 3, 2017

Call for Applications: 2017 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarships Application URL: http://www.cala-web.org/form4scholarship Deadline: April 3, 2017 PURPOSE These scholarships are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. SCHOLARSHIPS The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science Continue reading Scholarship: 2017 Chinese American Librarians Association Scholarships- April 3, 2017

Scholarship: Georgia Library Association (two awards)- May 19, 2017

The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students pursuing a master’s degree in library science. The Hubbard Scholarship, a $3,000 award, is intended to recruit excellent candidates for librarianship in Georgia and defray some of the costs of Continue reading Scholarship: Georgia Library Association (two awards)- May 19, 2017