Conferences and Meetings 12/4/12

Conference and Meeting Opportunities from ALA, ARL, LibQUAL, SPARC, ALA, CNI, ALCTS, and the  Northern California Technical Processes Group

 Registration Open: Free ALA Webinar on Digital Literacy and Libraries

“…To facilitate a national dialogue on digital literacy education, the American Library Association (ALA) will host the free webinar “Assessing Digital Literacy: Outcomes and Impact” on December 11, 2012 from 7:00-8:00p.m. EST. (RSVP now)

The December webinar, which will be hosted by the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) and the ALA Digital Literacy Task Force, is a follow-up to the highly attended web-based forum that the ALA hosted in November…”

This is a day by day list of events beings sponsored by ARL, LiBQual and SPARC at the Seattle Midwinter – January 25–28, 2013

 

The Coalition for Networked Information is holding its fall membership meeting in Washington, DC on December 10-11, 2012 at the Capital Hilton Hotel.

The Meeting Program/Schedule of Events for CNI’s Fall 2012 Member Meeting is now available for download.

“Representatives from CNI member organizations gather twice annually to explore new technologies, content, and applications; to further collaboration; to analyze technology policy issues; and to catalyze the development and deployment of new projects. Each member organization may send two representatives…”

Call for Papers: Emerging Research in Collection Management & Development Collections Research Forum

“The Publications Committee of the Collection Management Section of ALCTS is sponsoring the Fourth Annual Collections Research Forum, “Emerging Research in Collection Management & Development,” at the 2013 American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago.

This is an opportunity to present and discuss your research. Both completed research and research in progress will be considered. All researchers, including collection practitioners from all types of libraries, library school faculty and students, and other interested individuals, are encouraged to submit a proposal…”

Call for Proposals: Northern CA Technical Processes Group 2013

“The Northern California Technical Processes Group is seeking speakers for its 76th annual program to be held in Spring 2013 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our topic this year is “Libraries Without Walls Revisited”. When the phrase “libraries without walls” was first coined in the 1970s, everyone read books the old-fashioned way, while iPads and the Cloud were the stuff of science fiction. We ask how technology has changed our profession, made our jobs easier, created new challenges for us, and how it ultimately will transform the very idea of libraries and what librarians and professional staff do…”

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