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(via Evan Barber, University of Illinois Springfield)

In a year when creativity is needed more than ever, the folks behind The Library Collective are reinventing what a virtual library conference looks like, with The Connection. For just $90 (even less if you join The League of Awesome Librarians), you can join fellow rad librarians for 30-days of live experiences and peer-reviewed content to read, watch, and explore at your own pace. From custom dance workouts to a Common Read book club, nerd-tastic is the only way to describe our many plans!

Registration includes the following.

  • access to live plenary sessions that actively engage everyone, hold your attention, and stoke your curiosity and imagination
  • peer reviewed asynchronous learning content published every weekday throughout the month
  • access to all recorded and asynchronous content for 30-days post-event
  • weird, fun, funky, and fantastic surprises throughout, including prizes and giveaways
  • some cool, exclusive thank you swag via snail mail

So, go ahead, learn more here, and register before we sell out!

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(via Samuel Boss, University of Connecticut)

The call for proposals is now open for the New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) Winter Program: Virtual Instruction Workshop & Swap. The event will take place on Monday, December 7, from 8:00 to 11:00 AM CDT. More information is below.

This year, the NELIG Winter Instruction Workshop & Swap will provide an opportunity for you to either “workshop” a new lesson or activity with your peers or to share a lesson you have already taught. Librarians from outside of New England are encouraged to submit proposals. 

Each presenter will teach a lesson or lead an activity they would deliver to a class. Note that you do not need to have taught this lesson in a class; however, the lesson should be complete. Sessions will run for one hour, with time included for constructive criticism and positive feedback.

Presentations cover: 1) Background information 2) Lesson planning 3) Learning outcomes 4) Assessment plans. Attendees will act as students in a class and will also provide feedback to the presenters.

To submit a proposal, complete the form by Tuesday, November 23. Acceptance notifications will be sent on Monday, November 30. E-mail Jenny and Sarah at acrlnelig@gmail.com<mailto:acrlnelig@gmail.com> with questions

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(via the ACRL Instruction Section)

Registration is now open for the next Current Issues Panel Discussion by the ACRL Instruction Section’s Virtual Engagement Committee. The webinar, titled “Privacy Literacy Reboot: Grounding Practice in Theory”, will take place on Friday, December 4, at 1:00 PM CDT. The moderators for the panel discussion will be Alexandria Chisholm and Sarah Hartman-Caverly of Pennsylvania State University. The panelists will be Symphony Bruce of American University, Claire Lobdell of Greenfield Community College, and Andrew Wesolek of Vanderbilt University. More information is below.

With growing social justice issues related to algorithmic bias and the disparate impact of surveillance, it is more important than ever for librarians to assume leadership in advocating for and educating about privacy literacy (PL). Participants will gain working knowledge of contemporary privacy challenges and solutions to build professional self-efficacy, access the moderators’ PL toolkit featuring resources to develop future PL programming, and leave inspired to lead PL education and advocacy initiatives.

This webinar is free and open to all. A recording will be made available after the session.

Register now, as space is limited.  Find out more by reading the discussion digest.

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(via IACRL)

Thank you very much to everyone who participated in the IACRL People’s Choice Award in Scholarly Publishing webinar, which took place on Monday, November 9. The webinar gave the winners the opportunity to present on their respective articles and also answer questions from attendees.

The first-place recipient was JJ Pionke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for his article, “Library Employee Views of Disability and Accessibility”, in Journal of Library Administration. The second-place winner was Elena Carrillo, University of Illinois at Chicago’s Daley Library, whose article with Dr. Jung Mi Scoulas, ʺWelcome to the Library: Data-Driven Student Worker Empowerment,ʺ appears in Evidence Based Library & Information Practice. Tina Griffin, also of the University of Illinois at Chicago (Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago), finished third, and her article with Abigail Goben is “In Aggregate: Trends, Needs, and Opportunities from Research Data Management Surveys”, from College & Research Libraries.

To access the recording, please go here. More information on the Award is available here.

Posted in Awards, Grants, and Scholarships (non-HSLI), Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries (IACRL), Library Organizations, Webinars | No Comments »

(via Betsy Sterner, Governors State University, on behalf of Rachel Hamelers, Muhlenberg College)

Please save the date for the next College Science Librarians’ Discussion Group on Thursday, December 3, at 1:00 PM CDT.

If you are a science or technology librarian in a small or medium size library, or interested in chatting about current issues in librarianship, we invite you to join us on December 3rd. Our theme this time will be around issues and solutions in the time of COVID-19. Join us to hear what is happening with colleagues from around the United States and Canada, and share what your situation looks like and what innovations have been successful in your library.

Please RSVP here to receive the Zoom link to the event.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

Join the ILA Students and New Professionals Forum, or SNAP, for the first webinar in its Career Pathway Talk Series, “A College Student’s Best Friend: The Academic Librarian”. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, November 11, from 12:00 to 1:00 PM.

While college and university students often spend hours sitting in their schools’ libraries studying, many are never aware of one of the most useful resources there: the academic librarians. From helping students find resources for their papers and conducting library instruction sessions, to curating special collections and developing strategies for equity and open access, academic librarians can be a crucial part of students’ academic success.

Panelists will discuss their experiences within academic libraries, including how to utilize skills from previous careers to engage students and garner administrative support. Registration is required for this webinar. More information, including biographies of the presenters and the link to register, is available here.

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(via IACRL)

The IACRL People’s Choice Award in Scholarly Publishing was established in 2020. This award gives academic and research librarians throughout Illinois the opportunity to read and evaluate scholarly works by their peers and then vote on a favorite. It also presents Illinois research and academic librarians with the opportunity to share their findings outside of a conference or other formal setting. Voting for this year’s award took place in August, and IACRL announced the results last month.

The 2020 winners will discuss their work in this webinar. JJ Pionke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, received the highest number of votes for his article, “Library Employee Views of Disability and Accessibility”, in Journal of Library Administration. The second-place winner is Elena Carrillo, University of Illinois at Chicago’s Daley Library, whose article with Dr. Jung Mi Scoulas, ʺWelcome to the Library: Data-Driven Student Worker Empowerment,ʺ appears in Evidence Based Library & Information Practice. Tina Griffin, also of the University of Illinois at Chicago (Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago), finished third, and her article with Abigail Goben is “In Aggregate: Trends, Needs, and Opportunities from Research Data Management Surveys”, from College & Research Libraries.

To register for the event, please go here.

Posted in Awards, Grants, and Scholarships (non-HSLI), Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries (IACRL), Library Organizations, Webinars | No Comments »

(via Dr. Pamela Thomas, Illinois Heartland Library System)

This is a reminder that registration is still open for next month’s Cataloging Maintenance Center Online with the CMC webinar. More information is below.

  • November 19, 2020: “Well Isn’t That Special?: Archival Materials & Special Collections”
    • A look at finding aids, common cataloging schemas including Dublin Core and MARC21, crosswalks, and a brief look at XML/EAD/DACS, and how these can apply to cataloging archival and special collections materials. Register here.

The CMC typically holds its Online with the CMC webinars on the third Thursday of the month. All webinars take place from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT.

A list of the remaining Online with the CMC webinars for FY2021 is below. (There will not be a webinar in December or January.) Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator for the Illinois Heartland Library System, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org.

  • February 18, 2021: “The Good, the Bad, and the Just Plain Weird: A Short Guide to Cataloging Oddly Bound Books”
    • In this session we will discuss when and how to include important physical descriptions of oddly bound materials. This could include anything from a unique binding, an artist’s book, or a periodical bound out of order. Register here.
  • March 18, 2021: “Braille: Decoding the Dots”
    • How to catalog braille books, specific MARC fields that should be included in a bibliographic record, and how to code the fixed-field elements will be covered. Register here.
  • April 15, 2021: “Mixing It Up: Mixed Materials”
    • While kits contain multiple items issued as one unit intended for instruction, collections of mixed materials contain two or more forms that are most often related by being about or accumulated by a body or person. MARC fields and RDA guidelines for mixed materials will be discussed. Register here.
  • May 20, 2021: “Cheerios, Rice Krispies, or The Directory of Overseas Summer Jobs?”
    • Discusses what a serial is, the differences in cataloging a single item vs. cataloging serials, and demonstrates the fixed-field differences and variable fields that apply to serial records. Register here.
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(via Monique Clark, Northern Virginia Community College)

The inaugural Conference on Academic Library Management, or CALM, taking place the week of March 15, 2021, invites proposals for virtual presentations that inform and inspire the practice and application of management in academic libraries. This conference is geared towards current middle managers, administrators, coordinators, and those who aspire to take on those roles. We will focus on person-centered management practices that aim toward creating more just and inclusive workplaces.

We invite either 60-minute presentations or 10-minute lightning talks on all topics related to library management, including but not limited to encompassing tips and advice, practical application, research, and learning from failures, in any area, especially the following ones.

  • budget/fiscal planning and expenditures
  • hiring practices and policies
  • crisis and emergency management
  • communication and transparency
  • advocacy and relationship building
  • time management and work life balance
  • anti-racist management practices and policies
  • supervision, evaluation, and other personnel topics
  • organizational climate and culture, retention, and growth
  • career planning, professional development, and mentoring
  • management without authority and managing up and side-ways
  • decision-making
  • diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion
  • team building and team cultivation
  • motivation and empowerment

Proposal and Conference Timeline

  • Proposals due: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
  • Notification of accepted proposals: Week of January 15, 2021
  • Conference: Week of March 15, 2021

Proposals can be submitted using this Google form. If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail CALMConf@gmail.com.

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(via Linda Feinberg, NorthShore University HealthSystem)

Even though the 2020 HSLI Annual Conference will not take place in person, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Conference Planning Committee is still offering several online events for members to improve their knowledge of health sciences archives and receive the latest updates from the HSLI Board. Read below for more details.

On Thursday, November 12, from 12:00 to 2:00 PM,  attend the virtual CE session “Health Sciences Archives 101”. The presenter is Lisa A. Mix, who has worked in archives at several academic medical centers, including Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, the University of California San Francisco, and New York-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. Attendees will learn about basic archives functions, including acquisitions and preservation. Other topics that the CE session will cover include privacy regulations, funding sources, and outreach, along with best practices and other strategies for adapting to the COVID-19 era.

A complete description of the session, along with a biography of the speaker, is available here. To register, please go here. There is no charge to attend, and non-members are welcome to participate, although they are encouraged to consider joining HSLI.

Then, on Friday, November 13, attend the virtual HSLI Business Meeting, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This event is open to all current HSLI members. (Registration is forthcoming; please watch the listserv and the website for details.) Attendees will receive updates from the HSLI officers and the chairs of the various committees on current HSLI activities and any plans for future initiatives. At the end of the meeting, the new officers will officially begin their terms.

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