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(via the Illinois Library Association)

IACRL and RAILS are excited to announce a new event for Spring 2020 – Spark: Connect and Get Fired Up! on Friday, May 15, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal We hope this professional development opportunity will be the first of many to Spark our enthusiasm to share and connect with each other as academic librarians in Illinois. Librarians from all libraries in Illinois are welcome and encouraged to attend!

The committee is now seeking proposals that feature the theme Connect and Get Fired Up! Speakers will share their experience with participants in 15-minute lightning rounds. After a set of lightning rounds, speakers will lead round table discussions with participants to network and discuss each lightning round topic. Participants will be able to share their own experiences and ideas with one another. Proposals are due Friday, March 6.

For more information, please go to https://www.ila.org/events/spark-connect-and-get-fired-up

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(via Laura Barrett, Dartmouth College)

Dartmouth College is pleased to announce that applications are open for the annual Librarians Active Learning Institute (LALI) and LALI-Archives and Special Collections (LALI-ASC).

LALI helps librarians and archivists develop and refine their skills as learner-centered teachers, instructional designers, and collaborators by introducing them to the practice of active learning pedagogy–that is, pedagogy in which students are made active collaborators in the common endeavor of research instruction. Participants learn by doing and by reflecting, together, on what they have done.

Learn more, and apply by Wednesday, March 18, on the LALI website:

https://www.library.dartmouth.edu/lali

In the words of one LALI alum:

“It was an intensive, hands-on, and collaborative engagement with the principles and practice of active learning, tailored to the needs of teaching librarians. It was also the most responsive, supportive, and welcoming professional development experience I’ve had to date.”

When:

This year, there is one offering of LALI and two offerings of LALI-ASC.
LALI, July 27-29, 2020
LALI-ASC, July 15-18, 2020
LALI-ASC, August 12-15, 2020

Where:

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

Reinvigorate your teaching in a community of peers!

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(via Gwen Gregory, University of Illinois at Chicago)

Would you like to meet your legislator and advocate for libraries in higher education? Here is your chance! Note that the Chicago event will take place on March 6 in the beautiful Winter Garden at HWLC downtown.

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2020 ILA Legislative Meet-ups

Registration is now open for the 2020 ILA Legislative Meet-ups. The ILA Legislative Meet-ups are a chance for the Illinois library community to hear from and meet with state lawmakers and discuss the issues affecting libraries.

The registration fee includes breakfast or lunch, legislative materials, and a program featuring state and federal legislative briefing and library-related priorities and speakers.

Get a sneak preview of ILA’s legislative priorities and some tips for how to prepare for a Meet-up by viewing this free, 15-minute preparatory video.

Additional information, including the lists of invited legislators and legislative issues, is available on the ILA website.

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(via Kyle Lynes, University of Hartford)

2020 Connecticut Information Literacy Conference

Friday, June 12, 2020

Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

Digital Divide 3.0: Bridging the Gap in Information Literacy

Digital Divide is a term that refers to the gap between those who have ready access to computers and the internet, and those who do not. The Digital Divide is a social challenge that has an impact on the culture in every region. Join us for a full exploration of Digital Divide 3.0, its impact on sustainability and retention, and its applications in Information Literacy Instruction.

Our keynote speakers are Maura Smale, Chief Librarian and Professor, New York City College of Technology, and Mariana Regalado, Head of Reference and Instruction and Professor, Brooklyn College.

The Connecticut Information Literacy Conference Committee invites you and your colleagues to submit proposals for breakout workshops (45-50 minutes long with a 10-15 minute Q & A session).

Proposals may address the following areas:

  • sustainability
  • retention
  • social justice
  • digital insecurity
  • information privilege
  • other topics addressing the Digital Divide and Information Literacy

Team presenters such as faculty-librarian are highly encouraged to submit a proposal. We encourage proposals from out-of-state colleagues.

For consideration, please submit a proposal by Monday, March 9, 2020, using our electronic form: https://tinyurl.com/uyc8t8m.

Benefits to the presenters include eligibility for one-half conference registration fee for up to two presenters and the opportunity to build your presentation experience and receive valuable feedback from your colleagues. Accepted proposals will be notified on or about March 23, 2020. Questions regarding proposals should be directed to Kyle Lynes at lynes@hartford.edu<mailto:lynes@hartford.edu>.

Learn more about the CT IL Conference at http://ctlibraryassociation.org/ctinfolit_about.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

The ILA 2020 Annual Conference Program Committee is seeking program proposals for this year’s conference.

This year’s theme — Many Libraries, One State — We Are ILA — focuses on what brings us together and how we can remove barriers to collaboration.  Therefore, we highly encourage you to widen the scope of your presentation by bringing multi-size or multi-type libraries together.

We are asking presenters to take a different approach to developing program proposals. Preference will be given to programs that go beyond reporting on initiatives in your library and focus on the processes of developing, implementing, and measuring success.

  • Why did you choose to implement the initiative?
  • How did you navigate the planning phase?
  • What were the intended outcomes and were you able to meet them?
  • What obstacles did you face and how did you manage to overcome them?
  • How can this be scaled for larger or smaller libraries?
  • How has the initiative impacted your patrons and/or staff?

The deadline for submissions is Monday, March 16, 2020. If you have questions about submitting a program proposal, visit the ILA website.
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New This Year – Paired Programming!

Want to go beyond the conceptual overview of your initiative and share more of the skills you learned? Please consider submitting paired programming. These extended programs allow you to present the topic in the first session and then follow-up with a hands-on workshop where those interested in digging deeper into the topic can gain practice with the skills themselves. Each paired program should be submitted as an individual proposal; there will be a field to identify the paired program.

Submit a program proposal here.

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(via Matt Benzing, Miami University)

SAVE THE DATE!

Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians

July 15-17, 2020

Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

Please save the date (July 15-17, 2020) for the Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians! This immersive 2 ½ day conference offers librarians an opportunity to learn about current research advancements in science. The Great Lakes Science Boot Camp will strive to cultivate an ongoing learning community of librarians providing research support for scientists.  Whether you work with medical researchers, engineering undergrads, or physicists looking for the next nanoparticle, you’ll find something of interest at GLSBC 2020

Registration will open in Spring 2020.

Boot Camp website: https://sites.google.com/site/greatlakessbc

Contact Danny Dotson (dotson.77@osu.edu) if you have any questions.

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(via Heather Ganshorn, University of Calgary)

Registration is now open for the RDAP (Research Data Access and Preservation Association) 2020 Summit in Santa Fe, NM! The Summit, which will take place at the Santa Fe Convention Center, will run March 11 and 12, with an additional day of workshops on March 13. Registration for the Summit is $209; workshops are an additional $50 each, although one is being provided free of charge thanks to a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. You can also now view our program schedule, including on Sched.

You can reserve a room at one of our two conference hotels.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

Registration is now open for the 2020 ILA Legislative Meet-ups!

The ILA Legislative Meet-ups are a chance for the Illinois library community to hear from and meet with state lawmakers and discuss the issues affecting libraries.

In the wake of Macmillan’s decision to limit access to ebooks resulting in the #eBooksForAll campaign, ongoing efforts to save net neutrality, and perennial library funding challenges, it has become more important than ever to support and advocate for libraries.

Library patrons, trustees, directors, and staff from public, school, and academic libraries are strongly encouraged to attend and participate.

The registration fee includes breakfast or lunch, legislative materials, and a program featuring state and federal legislative briefing and library-related priorities and speakers.

Additional information, including the lists of invited legislators and legislative issues, is available on the ILA website.

If you have any questions regarding the 2020 ILA Legislative Meet-ups, please contact the ILA office.

 

Monday, February 3, 2020

West Suburban

Library Legislative Lunch

Chicago Marriott Oak Brook

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

$45

 

Friday, February 7, 2020

Metro East

Library Legislative Breakfast

Sunset Hills Country Club

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

$25

 

Monday, February 10, 2020

Southern Illinois

Library Legislative Lunch

Effingham Public Library

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

$25

 

Friday, February 14, 2020

Central Illinois

Library Legislative Breakfast

Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

$30

 

Friday, February 14, 2020

Western Illinois

Library Legislative Lunch

Galesburg Public Library

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

$25

 

Monday, February 17, 2020

President’s Day

Library Legislative Breakfast

Arboretum Club (Buffalo Grove)

7:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

$30

 

Friday, February 21, 2020

South Suburban

Library Legislative Lunch

Tinley Park Public Library

7:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

$25

 

Friday, March 6, 2020

Chicago

Library Legislative Lunch

Harold Washington Library Center Winter Garden

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

$45

 

Register today to attend a 2020 ILA Legislative Meet-up.

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(via Vince Mussehl, Chippewa Valley Technical College)

Wisconsin’s Open Education Conference – “E”ffordability Summit

We invite you to join us for the “E”ffordability Summit 2020 on March 17 & 18, 2020 at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. This year’s theme, “Access The Future” provides an on opportunity for attendees to share their best practices, experiences, and issues relating to the use of open educational resources as well as other educational content and affordability topics.

March 17-18, 2020
University of Wisconsin – Stout
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Register here
Cost: FREE

Keynote Speakers

Haben Girma

Haben is the first deafblind to graduate from Harvard Law School. She worked with Disability Rights Advocates from 2015 to 2016 as a staff attorney. Haben became a lawyer in part to help increase access to books and other digital information for others with disabilities after always advocating for herself. Haben today goes around talking about disabilities throughout the world. Haben has also worked with the national board of trustees for the Helen Keller Services. She also met with prior US President Barack Obama, to talk about accessible technology for all people. In 2016, she decided to leave working with the DRA to take up non-litigation advocacy. Haben is known as an advocate for disability services around the world.

Chris Gilliard

Chris is a well-known English professor at Macomb Community College. Gilliard concentrates on privacy, institutional tech policy, digital redlining, and the re-inventions of discriminatory practices through data mining and algorithmic decision-making. He is currently developing a project that looks at how popular misunderstandings of mathematical concepts create illusions of fairness and objectivity in student analytics, predictive policing, and hiring practices

Call for Proposals

Please consider submitting a proposal to share your efforts in advancing OER or other affordability efforts. The deadline to submit a proposal is January 31, 2020. Visit the website to submit a proposal.

Registration and lunches are FREE!

Please feel free to contact Bob Butterfield (butterfieldr@uwstout.edu) or Kim Uetz (uetzk@uwstout.edu) with any questions.

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(via Chapel Cowden, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)

The call has been extended for our POSTER Session at ALA Annual in Chicago, IL. All submissions are due by 10:59 PM CDT on Thursday, January 30. The Poster Session will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2020. You DO NOT need to be a member of STS to submit a proposal.

Submissions Posters should cover research endeavors or practitioner projects that enhance science and technology librarianship.  Proposals should provide useful and practical findings, and describe opportunities for discussion with participants. Your submission should include:

  • brief background information about your project,
  • the research question or problem that drove your project,
  • the methods used,
  • your findings and a brief discussion that includes the impact of your project.

Your proposal should total no more than 250 words. Because this is a blind review process, be sure to include your name, institution, phone, and email addresses of all participants (not part of word count) separate from your abstract (the form has separate fields for these items).

Please submit your proposal via this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccY52WdFBD6gbQq-QBNp-3gzOFa1t36b6BxVfOfpIgzJaAKA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Acceptance of proposals reflects a commitment by the author(s) to present at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. Travel support from STS is not available. Specific logistical details will follow upon acceptance.  If you have any questions, please ask the STS Research Committee co-chairs:

Chapel Cowden, chapel-cowden@utc.edu

Rachel Hamelers, rachelhamelers@muhlenberg.edu

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