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Registration Open for Illinois Youth Services Institute (IYSI) 2016

Registration Open! Early bird pricing ends February 24, 2016. Illinois Youth Services Institute (IYSI) April 1-2, 2016 Marriott Bloomington-Normal Hotel and Conference Center The 2016 Illinois Youth Services Institute (IYSI) Be Bold! Experiment brings together Youth Services library staff from all...
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Skillsoft Course Access Ending for Illinois Library Staff

Due to the state’s FY2016 budget impasse, Illinois library staff will no longer have access to Skillsoft courses, effective Friday, January 8. Beginning on January 1, no new accounts will be granted access. Through January 8, all existing users are able to take new courses or finish any that were...
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Illinois Library Trustee Forum Workshop February 13

There will be an Illinois Library Trustee Forum Workshop on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 West 22 nd St., in Oak Brook. Registration includes a full day of programming, a continental breakfast, buffet luncheon, and two breaks. Illinois Library Association...
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Third & Final Call for Proposals for Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference

On behalf of the Conference Program Committee, we invite you to submit a proposal for the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference. The event will be held on June 10, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN at the Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing, with a preconference on June 9. This...
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Check Out the RAILS Continuing Education Archives

The RAILS Continuing Education (CE) Archives contain over 40 recordings and handouts from RAILS webinars and workshops. RAILS members can access these recordings "24/7" from the RAILS website’s CE Archives page. Program topics include cataloging, customer service, management, marketing, technology...
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Public Library Directors 101 course now available on WebJunction

A new course is now available in the WebJunction Course Catalog. " Public Library Directors 101 " is a four-part video series designed by state librarians, library development directors, and continuing education coordinators around the question, "What do public library directors tell us they wish...
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UW-Madison SLIS announces Winter/Spring courses

UW-Madison SLIS Winter/Spring 2016 Online Professional Development Plus The Librarians’ Tour to Germany! Classes are open to everyone! NEW! Graphic Design for Librarians January 25 - February 19 http://www.slis.wisc.edu/1122.htm Copyright in Libraries January 25 - March 4 http://www.slis.wisc.edu/...
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Second Call for Proposals for Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference

Second Call for Proposals On behalf of the Conference Program Committee, we invite you to submit a proposal for the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference. The event will be held on June 10, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN at the Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing, with a preconference...

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