December 21, 2016

Upcoming Learning Opportunities for January

As Katy Perry once sang "Baby, you're a fiiirework/sign up for some CEEE classes"

As the year comes to a close and you are turning up the A/C so you can bundle up in blankets in front of the Yule Log playing on your television (yes, it's too hot to bundle up without A/C but we still feel like getting in on the holiday festivities), are you thinking about your New Year’s Resolutions?  

Instead of setting resolutions we know we won’t keep past February ("cut back on the coffee" won't last past the first day of caffeine withdrawal and we all know it), why not set a resolution that is easy to keep and actually fun to do? Sign up for some continuing education classes and webinars! 

To make it even easier to keep this resolution, here’s some upcoming learning opportunities we found for January. As always, if you plan on attending interesting classes or webinars that you don’t see posted here, please let us know in the comments below! 

December 12, 2016

SC/MLA 2017 Annual Meeting: Save the Dates!

The SC/MLA Annual Meeting will occur from October 19-22, 2017 in Knoxville, TN.

The theme is: CHANGE IS IN THE AIR: Purpose, Passion, Possibilities

Begin thinking about presentations, poster, papers that will support this theme.

The meeting has been shortened, and CE courses will be held on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

We look forward to an exciting exchange of information, ideas and possibilities in Knoxville in 2017!

December 9, 2016

Nominations Sought for the Daniel T. Richards Prize

The MLA Collection Development Section is seeking nominations for the Daniel T. Richards Prize for writing related to health sciences collection development. The Richards Prize will be presented to an individual who created a work in any format related to collecting in the health sciences. This work must be widely accessible to the library community and written or produced within the last two years. For further details about the prize, visit the Collection Development Section's webpage.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, January 6th, 2017Self-nominations are acceptable. Nominations need to include complete names of authors, addresses, institutional affiliations, and the complete citation along with a final version of the work. Please email all nominations to Rebecca Raszewski, Awards Committee Chair, at raszewr1@uic.eduNotification to the winner and the winner’s institution, and announcements in Developments and MLA News will be made prior to the annual MLA meeting in Seattle.