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Digital Commonwealth 2017 Conference

Monday, March 20th, 2017

“Charting the Digital Future” – 2017 Digital Commonwealth Annual Conference When: April 4, 2017, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Center, Worcester, Massachusetts Keynote: Mary Minow will address fake news literacy and the role of libraries and other cultural heritage institutions in the dissemination, collection and preservation of […]

Online (free!) conference for YA/Teen Librarians

Friday, July 29th, 2016

School Library Journal is offering SLJteenLIVE! on August 10. This virtual conference is an online conference highlighting the upcoming YA books and important issues impacting YA/teen materials and programming. Presenters include authors and innovative librarians in an engaging conversational format, including live Q&A with the audience. Author panels will focus on important teen issues and […]

NELA Advocacy Summit, July 19

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

The New England Library Association (NELA) is sponsoring an Advocacy Summit on Tuesday, July 19th at Tower Hill Botanical Gardens in Boylston, MA.  This is the first time NELA has embarked on this type of event and it encourages participation from all six New England states. Opening Keynote: Jeremy Johannesen, Executive Director, New York Library […]

Digital Commonwealth Conference

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Digital Commonwealth Conference Enhance your knowledge of the development and preservation of digital collections at the 10th annual Digital Commonwealth Conference. April 5, 2015 College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts Keynotes by Society of American Archivists fellows Paul Conway and Richard Pearce-Moses. Additional sessions include: Brookline’s Wild-Sargent House of 1822: New life through digital […]

Autism in the Library

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Assisting Persons with Autism Librarians can learn best practices and thoughtful ways to assist individuals with autism who are using the library. Project PALS was developed by Florida State University’s College of Communications and Information.  The online course, designed by experts in both the library and autism fields, is a series of four independent, self-paced […]

Inspiration and Innovation in Libraries and Museums

Friday, September 18th, 2015

IMLS Hosts 2015 Focus Conference in New Orleans, November 16 and 17 Conference to highlight agency priorities, showcase IMLS grantees’ work, and explore the latest issues in museums and libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will hold a conference that will bring together grantees, potential applicants, and professionals working in museums, libraries, […]

How Libraries and Museums Can Strengthen Executive Function

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Webinar: Brain-Building Powerhouses: How Museums and Libraries Can Strengthen Executive Function Life Skills A free webinar featuring the findings from the just-released groundbreaking report, Brain-Building Powerhouses: How Museums and Libraries Can Strengthen Executive Function Life Skills, will be broadcast on September 22. Mind in the Making (MITM), a program of the Families and Work Institute […]

Health Reference: It’s More Than Medline

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

OLIS Continuing Education presents: NLM Specialized Health Information Resources and NN/LM Funding Opportunities Tuesday, September 15, 2015 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. East Providence Public Library Joining the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NN/LM NER) is FREE. As a member your library can benefit from funding opportunities as well as professional […]

Present at NAHSL Conference in Providence

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The Program Planning Committee for North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries (NAHSL) 2015 in Providence, RI is now accepting proposals for contributed papers, posters, and lightning round presentations to be given during the afternoon and evening of Monday, October 18. You don’t need to be a NAHSL member to participate! And public and academic librarians are […]

Adult Immigrant Learners in Libraries and Classrooms

Monday, July 27th, 2015

USCIS and IMLS Host Webinar for Public Libraries: Bridges to Citizenship: Connecting Classrooms and Libraries to Expand and Enhance Services for Adult Immigrant Learners The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) present the next webinar in their series for public librarians, discussing immigration and U.S. citizenship topics. […]

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