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(via Thomas Gerrish, Purdue University)

Registration for the 2019 Midwest Data Librarian Symposium opens Monday, August 19 at 10 AM CST (11 AM EST)

Registration is free.

Registration instructions will be posted on the MDLS website.

MDLS19 will take place in Chicago, IL on September 30th & October 1st at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Due to space limitations, registration is capped. We anticipate that spots will fill up quickly, and a waitlist will be available.

Now in its fifth year, the Midwest Data Librarian Symposium (MDLS) is intended to provide Midwest-located library professionals who support research data services the chance to network and expand their data-related knowledge base and skill sets. The symposium is open to all who wish to attend, including those from the Midwest and beyond as well as librarians in training. MDLS 2019 is sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Contact us at mwdatalibsym@gmail.com or on Twitter at @MW_DataLibSym if you have any questions about registration or other event details.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

For the first time, ILA is offering a Buddy System for registered attendees* of the 2019 ILA Annual Conference.

It can be intimidating to attend a large conference alone. With this experience, you can attend the conference, experience all the events, and meet someone new!

This program is for individuals attending the conference alone, first-time conference attendees, or those who want to meet someone new and invite them into their group. Buddy system participants will be paired based on their interests.

What You Can Expect

  • Receive buddy contact information by Friday, October 4.
  • Schedule one or two phone calls (or emails) ahead of the conference to introduce yourselves, answer questions, and go over the conference schedule.
  • Meet face-to-face at the President’s Reception on Monday, October 21, or before the Opening General Session on Tuesday, October 22.
  • Walk the exhibit hall together.
  • Meet for lunch, coffee, or during a networking event to check-in.

Please Note

  • This program is for those wishing to make professional connections and network in a professional setting. It is not designed as a dating service.
  • ILA is not responsible for fostering communication after attendees are paired up. You are responsible for contacting your buddy once ILA emails you their contact information.
  • You are not required to hang out with the person you’re paired with if you don’t feel it’s a good match.
  • You do not have to exchange any personal information if you are uncomfortable doing so. We will only provide an email address to contact your buddy.
  • ILA will contact you to get feedback on your experience with the Buddy System, and if you have a positive experience, we encourage you to share it with the ILA community

We are excited to offer this program to our conference attendees and hope members of the ILA community attending this year’s conference consider participating.

The deadline to sign up is Friday, September 6. To request a buddy, please go here. If you have any questions about the Buddy System, please contact Tamara Jenkins at (312) 644-1896 or tjenkins@ila.org.

*This program is being offered to conference attendees only. Vendors and partners of ILA are not eligible to participate.

#ILAAC19

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via the Kentucky Library Association)

Registration is now open for the Kentucky Library Association Fall Conference, scheduled October 24 and 25 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Early-bird registration close September 30.

Featured speakers include Eric Litwin, original author of Pete the Cat; Rose Timmons Dawson, Director of the Alexandria Library; Joshua Bronnenberg, Museum Curator & Tours Manager for the Ryman Auditorium as well as speakers from the Library Freedom Project, Grow with Google, ALA Libraries Transform and ACRL Project Outcomes for Academic Libraries.

Hotel and registration information can be found at https://kla.regfox.com/19CONFERENCE

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(via Dan Bostrom, RAILS)

This fall, in conjunction with the My Library Is campaign, RAILS and IACRL will co-host an online event to help academic libraries promote and articulate their value. To help with this event, academic librarians are invited to submit ideas for short presentations (10 min) regarding marketing and/or promotion efforts. These topics may include (but are not limited to):

  • Making administrators/deans aware of the library’s value
  • Demonstrating the library’s impact on student success
  • Articulating the ways in which the library advances the missions/goals of your institution
  • Ensuring that libraries are brought to the table when big institutional decisions are being made
  • Making the faculty and other university/college staff aware of what the library can do for them
  • Making students aware of what the library can do for them

If you would like to be considered to present, please e-mail Dan Bostrom, RAILS Member Engagement Manager, at dan.bostrom@railslibraries.info<mailto:dan.bostrom@railslibraries.info>, with your idea by Friday, August 30.

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(via Anne Craig, CARLI Senior Director)

Please join us for our iSchool/CARLI Career Fair https://www.carli.illinois.edu/carli-ischool-career-fair  on November 14, 2019! Register here:https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/10180/employer_preview  (final day to register=October 25).

Some information about the Career Fair:

…You don’t have to have jobs open to be an employer at the Career Fair. You can be an employer who’s promoting their organization and letting students/graduates know about your wonderful library.

…As a CARLI member, your registration as an employer at the iSchool/CARLI Career Fair is at no cost to your organization.

…The iSchool anticipates record numbers of graduates/soon-to-be graduates attending this Career Fair. It’s the first one in Champaign!

…The iSchool and CARLI are hosting a mixer immediately following the Career Fair.

…This is the first-ever iSchool/CARLI Career Fair! Join us for this inaugural event.

…The Career Fair is the day before the CARLI Annual Meeting (Annual Meeting registration is now open at https://www.carli.illinois.edu/calendar/2019-11)

Let me know if you have any questions.

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(via Lindsey Lowry, University of Alabama)

Electronic Resources & Libraries 2020 conference workshop planners led by Angela Sidman have opened the Call for Workshops. A workshop is a 4-hour intensive course designed to take the attendee deep into subject matter with a knowledgeable, experienced instructor(s). These courses are created based on community input and align with our 8 tracks.

The Call for Workshops is open now through Monday, September 9.

Click here to submit a workshop proposal.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

Registration is open for the 2019 ILA Annual Conference. This year’s conference will be held October 22-24, 2019, at the Tinley Park Convention Center in Tinley Park, IL.

This year’s conference speakers include Bridget C. Coughlin, President and CEO of the Shedd Aquarium, Eugenia Cheng, Corrie Wallace, multilingual anti-oppression educator and consultant, authors Andrea Beaty and Tracy Clark, and Mark A. Puente, Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs at ARL.

Register by September 16 to get the early bird rate! For additional information on the conference and speakers, please visit the ILA website.

Speaker Update

Due to unforeseen personal circumstances, Dr. Sadia Warsi will no longer be presenting at this year’s ILA Annual Conference. We look forward to having her present at a future conference.

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(via Rebecca Starkey, University of Chicago)

Registration is open for the 6th Biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium at the University of Chicago Library on Friday, September 6.
“High Impact Collaboration: Libraries and Undergraduate Research Partnerships”

Undergraduate research is a growing focus of higher education, as colleges and universities seek ways to involve students in experimental learning outside the classroom. Research experiences allow students to participate in knowledge creation, develop disciplinary skills, make impactful connections with faculty, and contribute to scholarly conversations. Substantive research opportunities have a lasting impact beyond graduation, inspiring careers and lifelong learning. As campuses identify new ways to support student research, what role can academic libraries play in these efforts? This symposium will explore different ways that librarians, faculty, and administrators can collaborate to help undergraduates engage and succeed in meaningful research experiences during their college years.

Our keynote speaker is Doreen Bradley, Director of Learning Programs and Initiatives at the University of Michigan Library.
View the Symposium Program<https://www.lib.uchicago.edu/conferences/zar-symposium/program-schedule/>

Registration is $100.00 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Register here<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kathleen-a-zar-symposium-libraries-undergraduate-research-partnerships-tickets-66228566425>.

If you have any questions, please contact the symposium organizers at zarsymposium@lib.uchicago.edu<mailto:zarsymposium@lib.uchicago.edu>.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

CARLI, in partnership with the iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will host its first-ever Networking and Career Fair from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. on November 14, 2019, at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Champaign, IL.  All library types are welcome to attend.  A mixer with students and employers will follow the fair. Registration is required to attend the mixer.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

The Reaching Forward Conference Committee is accepting program submissions for the 2020 Conference, which will be held Friday, May 1, at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

Proposals must be submitted using the online proposal form. Incomplete proposals can be saved and revised any time prior to the submission deadline.

All program slots are 60 minutes. The conference programming is organized by the following tracks:

  • Advocacy and Funding
  • Collections and Technical Services
  • Community Engagement and Customer Service
  • Diversity and Special Populations
  • Human Resources
  • Ignite Sessions
  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing and Outreach
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Programming
  • Reference and Readers Advisory
  • Technology
  • Wellness
  • Youth and Young Adult Services

You will be asked to provide the following information about your proposed session:

  • Speaker(s) information
  • Program title and description
  • Program Track
  • Speaker qualifications to speak on topic
  • Learning outcomes for attendees
  • Room setup, preferred time of day
  • Program experience level and format
  • Additional information you’d like to share with the committee

The deadline to submit a program proposal is Friday, October 18.

Reaching Forward provides complimentary registration for conference speakers. Conference speakers who are employed by or a trustee of a library (academic, public, school, special), a library agency, or library school located in the State of Illinois are not eligible to receive an honorarium.

#ILARF2020

To submit a proposal, please go to https://www.ila.org/events/reaching-forward-call-for-program-propos

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