The deadline to apply for a scholarship to attend the ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference is coming up this Friday, October 23.
The ACRL 2021 Scholarship program provides opportunities for the academic and research library community to expand their professional horizons, update their skills and knowledge, and learn more about current issues and developments in academic and research libraries by participating in the premiere ACRL professional development experience.
Scholarships are available to early and mid-career librarians, library professional and support staff, library school students and recent graduates, and ALA Spectrum Scholars. All scholarships include complimentary registration for the virtual conference…”
Registration Now Open for 2020 Library Assessment Conference October 29 Virtual Session on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Register online for the first session of the virtual 2020–21 Library Assessment Conference, an October 29, 2020, half-day webinar on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
The 2020–21 Library Assessment Conference will be offered as free monthly webinars from October through March. Each attendee must register separately for each monthly session (see list of dates below). One week before each session, each attendee will receive a unique link to connect to the webinar. Subsequent reminders (including the connection link) will be sent one day before the session and one hour before the session.
For more information on the October 29 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion session, please visit the Ex Ordo session program page.
Want to see the session but can’t make it live? We’re planning to record each session and post the videos to the schedule page. No registration is required to access the videos.
Date: October 26, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Event Description:During this call, you will hear about the SPARC Journal Negotiation Community of Practice, including a brief overview of programs and discussion groups developed for libraries in support of their current negotiations and subscription decision-making. The call will then focus in on one of these programs, the Journal Cancellation Reinvestment Working Group. Co-leads, Kathleen DeLaurenti (Johns Hopkins University) and Curtis Brundy (Iowa State University) will describe their efforts leading a community of librarian volunteers developing resources to support libraries prioritizing Open investments.
Login instructions for joining the webcast will be emailed to you on October 23rd.
If you experience any technical difficulties, please contact Devin Soper at [email protected]
OASPA 2020 Online Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing – Now Available Online
Open Access at a Time of Global Challenge
21 – 24 September 2020
All recordings (see individual program sessions for direct links to slides and recording)
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.