Conferences and Meetings 7/3/12

Ohio Library Council’s  Mohican 2012

Make plans now to attend the Ohio Library Council’s Mohican 2012: Radical Opportunities, New Trends for Technical Services retreat hosted by the OLC’s Technical Services Division on Oct. 2-3 at Mohican State Park Lodge and Conference Center, Loudonville, Ohio. [Hotel Information and Photos]

Two full days of breakout sessions in a beautiful, natural setting!  Complete agenda and registration coming soon!

OLC Individual Member: $160*| Non-Member: $260
*Must be an individual member of OLC. The library’s institutional membership does not permit employees of that library to attend at the member rate…

Join your colleagues from Ohio and beyond at Mohican 2012, the Ohio Library Council’s recurring two-day retreat for library technical services specialists, to discuss issues ranging from cataloging to preservation, automation to authority control, and collection management to marketing and advocacy. The transitional realities and necessities of today’s library world call for hard choices in technical services as elsewhere. Discover the radical opportunities presented by the latest trends in economics, demographics, and technology: what’s impacting us now, what the future could look like, and the real-world paths we can take to get there.Dr. Bradford Eden

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Bradford Lee Eden, Valparaiso University

Transformative Change: Why the Status Quo has Got to Go


When:  October 18-19, 2012

Where: Metro Meeting Centers – Boston, 101 Federal Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 (617) 737-1200 (Click Here for Interactive Google Map)

…The NISO Forum, The E-Book Renaissance, Part II: Challenges and Opportunities will probe the key issues surrounding e-books from a variety of industry, library, scholarly, and consumer viewpoints. Participate in the community discussion for advancing e-book development, distribution, and use.


If paying by credit card, register online here.  If paying by check, use this PDF form.


NISO Voting and LSA Members:
Early-Bird (Ends 10/05/2012): $400.00
Regular: $475.00
On-site: $525.00

Early-Bird (Ends 10/05/2012): $450.00
Regular: $525.00
On-site: $575.00

Student: $200.00

ER&L is looking for workshops! 

ER&L is starting early because we have big plans for ER&L 2013, March 17-20, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Do you have an interesting idea for a workshop for the eresources and digital services community? ER&L is opening the 2013 Call for Workshop Proposals to solicit ideas for the half-day, hands-on workshop program.

The Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference is soliciting workshops spanning the core areas of ER&L’s focus: ER&L Tracks. The committee will evaluate each proposal on the basis of subject matter, clarity, and timeliness. Proposals should be for original work on topics of potential interest to the ER&L community. More details at the Call for Workshop Proposals page.

Elizabeth L. Winter, Chair, ER&L Programming Planning Chair Electronic Resources Coordinator, Georgia Tech Library

Bonnie Tijerina, Conference Coordinator, ER&L, Assistant Director for Collections Services, Claremont University Consortium

“Marketing your library is an essential piece of carrying out your goals.  So are about a billion other things, so sometimes this can take a backburner on your to-do list.  Maybe you don’t know where to start, or maybe you don’t know where to go once you have gotten started.  NYLA is offering two programs to help you do just this, depending on where you are with your marketing goals.  The first will be “Bite-Sized marketing” and the second “Getting your Message Out.” You may attend one or both!  Click here to register now!

About the Speaker
Nancy Dowd is the co-author of ALA’s bestselling book, Bite-Sized Marketing: Realistic Solutions for Overworked Librarians. She has recently joined NoveList as the product lead for the development of a new marketing tool that is expected to revolutionize the way libraries promote their programs, products and services. She writes the “The M Word Blog” and has spoken on the topic of marketing throughout the US and in Canada and Europe. As director of marketing for the New Jersey State Library she had earned many awards including the prestigious John Cotton Dana Award.

More on the programs:

  • Building a LibraryAware Community: Bite-Sized Marketing

So your strategic plan is way overdue for an update, your staffed is already overworked and the idea of getting the word out about your library seems completely overwhelming. Have no fear, there is a way. Join Nancy Dowd, author of Bite-Sized marketing, Realistic Solutions for Overworked Libraries, and learn strategies that you can use that will help you spread the word about your library to users and non-users.  Building awareness in your community about your library is essential for growth and support. This webinar will help you get started on the road to success…

Tuesday, July 17, 2012  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM  (Register Now)

  •  Building a LibraryAware Community: Getting Your Message Out

You’ve got a strategic plan in place; you know who want to reach and have developed programs, collections and services that are relevant and transformative. What’s next? How to you get the word out?  Join Nancy Dowd, author of Bite-Sized marketing, Realistic Solutions for Overworked Libraries. She’ll take you through the development of a communication plan that will help you reach both users and non-users…

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (Register Now)





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