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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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LACONI TSS: The Cataloging Un-Conference

Join us for the 2018 Cataloging Un-Conference! We will have presentations that include the decisions catalogers make that influence patron's interaction with library materials, various Connexion Client functions including when to derive, create or update records, and a demonstration on how to use...
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Free Naloxone/Opioid Overdose Training

Would you know what to do if someone—a customer, client or visitor—overdosed from opioids at your place of business or in the community? Deaths from opioid overdoses are the #1 cause of preventable deaths in America. Many of these deaths occur in public places—parking lots, restrooms or retail...
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Public Library Management Certificate online (free options available)

The University of Michigan's iSchool is offering a Professional Certificate in Public Library Management online through edX: "Whether you earned a library science degree or entered the profession from another career, this Professional Certificate program will help you take your career as a public...
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