Professional Growth and Development Opportunities:
- Temple University with AAUP, ARL, CNI;
- University of North Carolina-Greensboro and Wake Forest University;
- Council for Research Libraries;
- New England Library Association
Temple University will host the inaugural P2L (Publishers Reporting to Libraries) Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 9–10, 2016, bringing together 20–30 teams of university library and press directors to explore how they may better work together in supporting the mission of the university. The summit will delve into the experience of library-press partnerships and open up new ways of thinking about the publishing enterprise as a core function of the academy. Participants will work towards understanding best practices for on-campus collaborations in scholarly communications…”
The fifth Conference for Entrepreneurial Librarians (entrelib.org) will explore how librarians exhibit entrepreneurship by re-imagining libraries of the future now. The conference goal is twofold: to inspire entrepreneurial action among librarians and to create a community among those who do.
The conference will be held on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro on October 17, 2016. It is sponsored by the libraries at Wake Forest University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Save the date for the 2016 annual CRL Council of Voting Members Meeting, which will be held in downtown Chicago, at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center. This is the main CRL governance event, at which designated representatives of CRL libraries review new and ongoing CRL inititatives, elect new Board members, and vote on the annual budget for the coming fiscal year.
The meeting will be followed by the annual CRL Collections Forum on April 14-15: “@Risk–Stewardship, Due Diligence, and the Future of Print.“.
Do you have an innovative idea or project that you’re dying to share with others interested in academic librarianship, instruction, or business reference? Did you take a risk that didn’t go how you planned, failed, and learned from the failure? Business Reference in Academic Libraries is hosting a set of seven lightning talks for their Forum at ALA Annual 2016. Lightning talks are 5-7 minute presentations and could present on a diversity of topics including successes or failures, innovative products implemented, new tools for reference, or risky new services.
Due March 1
Notification by April 15
Submit by March 8, 2016
RUSA invites subject matter experts and experienced librarians with specialized knowledge to submit proposals for RUSA webinars to be presented between April 2016 and August 2016 as a part of RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. See the list of suggested hot topics below – or create your own! All proposals must be submitted electronically…”
Access the online webinar submission form here.
The New England Library Association is looking for program proposals, Ignite Session entries, and poster session submissions for NELA’s 2016 Annual Conference.
The conference will be held on October 14-16, 2016 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Danvers, MA.
Submission deadline is May 31st! Click Program Proposal Form to submit.