Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 2/3/13

Professional Growth and Development Opportunities from the North Carolina Serials Conference; Amigos; and the  Maryland Information Literacy Exchange.

Welcome to the 2013 NC Serials Conference

The 22nd North Carolina Serials Conference, hosted by the North Carolina Central University’s School of Library and Information Sciences, will be held Friday, March 15, 2013 at The William and Ida Friday Continuing Education Center in Chapel Hill, NC. The 2013 conference theme is “Collaboration, Community, and Connection.” We are continuing the popular one-day conference format and the even more popular low registration fee ($35; $15 for students).

… The planning committee promises this conference will be an opportunity to share and inspire creativity, collaboration, and new ways of thinking.

Special note: Conference attendees may earn 0.7 CEU credits for an additional fee of $10.00.  Details appear at the end of the registration form.

HTML5 and CSS3: Ready for Prime Time?

Registration is now open for HTML5 & CSS3: Ready for Prime Time? Our latest online conference will be on Friday, February 8 from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Two concurrent sessions will run throughout the day.

Well-known web designer, speaker, and author Christopher Schmitt will present the keynote address. Active on the Web since 1993, he will focus on the past and future of HTML5 and CSS3. Known for such titles as the HTML Cookbook, the CSS Cookbook, and Adapting to Web Standards, Christopher is also a member of the Web Standards Project and has founded HeatVision, a media publishing and design firm. He will give us an overview of where we’ve been, where we are . . . and where we’re going.

Register for the conference by following this link: http://www.amigos.org/civicrm/event/register?id=255&reset=1

If you have questions, please direct them to Christine Peterson, peterson@amigos.org, 800-843-8482 x2891.

 Conference Announcement and Call for Proposals: Success in Information Literacy Instruction

Maryland Information Literacy Exchange Conference 2013
Friday, April 19, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Loyola Graduate Center, McGaw Road, Columbia, MD

Join your colleagues at this year’s MILEX Conference to share successful strategies for teaching college-level information literacy concepts and skills, like
 developing meaningful research questions
 constructing effective search statements
 using controlled vocabulary successfully…

To propose a demonstration, please send the following information to the chair of the conference committee, Professor Brandy Whitlock, at bmwhitlock@aacc.edu by Friday, February 1, 2013:
1. A short biographical statement
2. Learning outcomes for the lesson or activity that you will demonstrate (in other words, what skills students will learn or develop as a result of the lesson or learning activity)
3. Briefly, what your teaching demonstration will entail; a general outline is fine
4. The optimal amount of time that should be allotted for your teaching demonstration
5. What resources you will need for your teaching demonstration

Registration fees (light breakfast and hot lunch included):
MILEX member $35; Non-member $50; Membership + registration $60; Student $20
For more information, visit the MILEX website: www.milexmd.org.

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