ALAO Diversity Scholarship- February 1, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the ALAO Diversity Scholarship at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DVDWBKB The application period runs until Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) values diversity in its membership, in the profession, and in future library professionals. For this reason, we offer a $1,500 scholarship to a promising student enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLIS program who exemplifies the qualities needed […]

Undocumented Student Resources: Website Launch

The University of Maryland has launched the new site Undocumented Student Resources. This site contains useful information for students, faculty, and staff. At the bottom of the post, there are printable PDF resources courtesy of Undocumented Student Resources. Keep reading for more information and please spread the word about this great resource as we stand […]

Call for Papers: Urban Library Journal

Interested in librarianship in urban and diverse areas? Have you written an engaging paper or article? Consider submitting your work to the Urban Library Journal, details below. Call for Papers Urban Library Journal (ULJ) is an open access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal of research that addresses all aspects of urban libraries and librarianship.   Urban Library […]

Chinese American Librarians Association Mentorship Program

Keep reading for more information about CALA Mentorship opportunities. This would be a great resource for our international colleagues! We are pleased to announce that the 2016/2017 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program is now open for applications. The main goals of the CALA Mentorship Program are: ·        To encourage and guide Chinese or Chinese […]

Study abroad in Ireland: Information in Cultural Conflict

Flyer reads: A Critical Perspective in Cultural Conflict in Ireland & North Ireland University of North Carolina, Greensboro Dates: July 14 – August 6, 2017 University Application Deadline: November 28, 2016 Price: $4610 (including university tuition and fees) What’s Included:  Group airport pick-up and drop-off at Dublin Airport On-site orientation Group welcome and farewell dinners Housing in university […]

Scholarship Opportunity: MLA Scholarship for Minority students

The Medical Library Association (MLA) is calling all qualified candidates to apply for the 2017 MLA Scholarship for Minority Students.  MLA wants to support your excellence in scholarship and potential for accomplishment in health sciences librarianship.   The scholarship is for $5000.00 plus one year of student membership in MLA and free inclusive student registration at […]

Learn about librarianship and social justice at next week’s Considering #Critlib!

On November 11, learn about the history of the #critlib movement and perspectives on the intersections between librarianship and social justice, and delve into topics ranging from diversity and inclusion to information literacy instruction and metadata. The academic library division of MLA, ACRL-MD, is partnering with the Maryland Information Literacy Exchange (MILEX) to bring keynote speaker, Emily […]

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