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Disaster Preparedness and Post-Disaster Clean-Up

The LACONI Technical Services Section is hosting this program for all library personnel. The Conservation Center and Polygon Document Recovery services will present on disaster preparedness and recovery of various types of materials in libraries. Followed by a panel discussion in the afternoon from...
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Make a Mini-Makerspace

Lizzy Boden and Britney Musial, librarians at the North Riverside Public Library, will be speaking at the Big Talk from Small Libraries Conference on February 22, at 1 p.m. Their presentation is entitled: Make a Mini-Makerspace. Read more about it here: http://nlcblogs.nebraska.gov/bigtalk/schedule/
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Human Resources Training Dec. 14

When: Friday, December 14, 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM) Where: Arlington Heights Memorial Library (In Person) Register at: https://www.shhhyeah.com/MCATSHR Join Jim Griffin of the HR Source as he discusses current human resource topics, followed by a Q&A session. Topics to be covered:...
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Library Technology Conference 2019 Scholarships

The Library Technology Conference (St. Paul, Minnesota) will be awarding up to 10 scholarships to attend our March 2019 conference. The goal of these scholarships is to promote library technology proficiency and awareness through attendance at the conference. These scholarships are available to...
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ATLAS Multi-Library Staff Day

Sign up for ATLAS's Annual Multi-Library Staff Day: Serving Patrons with Different Ability Levels with the Disability Awareness Players . Join ATLAS at the Tinley Park Convention Center on December 7th for a light breakfast at 9am followed by an interactive workshop that will empower and educate...
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Service Design for Libraries Workshop

Friday, November 16, 9am-2:30pm Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus Many libraries dedicate resources to innovation yet are unsure if they are using the right framework to produce results. Jackie Flowers and Stephanie Nemcsok from the Calgary Public Library will lead this interactive...
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Chicago Area Medical Archivists Fall Symposium

CHICAGO AREA MEDICAL ARCHIVISTS FALL HISTORY SYMPOSIUM THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018 Prentice Women's Hospital 250 East Superior Street, Chicago 60611 2nd floor – Classroom J In recognition of October being American Archives Month, the Chicago Area Medical Archivists (CAMA) announces its (almost)...
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Fresh Insights: Reinforcing Your Understanding of HR

When: Friday, December 14, 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM) Where: Arlington Heights Memorial Library (In Person) A pre-event survey is being conducted to help focus the training and should be completed by September 28. The survey will appear as part of the registration process, after you select "Get...
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LibTech Conference Call for Proposals

Do you have a technology-related library project, experiment, or innovation you'd like to share? We invite you to submit a session proposal for the 2019 Library Technology Conference . The conference features presentations, workshops, and lightning round sessions and is attended by library staff,...

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