Call for Participants: AAAS, Pacific Division Annual Conference: Library Science Symposium, Apr 1

Call for Participants: AAAS, Pacific Division Annual Conference: Library Science Symposium

AAAS, Pacific Division Annual Conference
Ashland, OR, June 16-20, 2020
Call For Papers: Library Science Symposium
General and Interdisciplinary Section

Deadline: Submissions due by April 1, 2020.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Pacific Division is hosting a Library Science Symposium under their General and Interdisciplinary Section.

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Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement, Feb 19

Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
3:30-5:00 PM PT
Gerberding Hall Room 142

The Center for Teaching and Learning is offering a “Writing a Teaching Statement” workshop for graduate students and postdocs next Wednesday, February 19, from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Discover what teaching statements can look like, how to develop one (even if you have never been a TA), review examples, and brainstorm with peers.

Register at: bit.ly/teachingStatement

First Meeting: Librarians Organizing for Racial Equity (LORE), Feb 19

First Meeting: Librarians Organizing for Racial Equity (LORE)

Wednesday, February 19
7:00 PM, PT
Location TBD, Zoom Access Available

Librarians Organizing for Racial Equity (LORE) is a new group for UW MLIS students, formed with the goal of racial equity education in a profession that is overwhelmingly white. Through growing pains and discomfort, LORE aims to become more competent in understanding the extra burdens that library staff of color have to deal with in institutional racism in libraries as well as academia. LORE strives to collaborate on the future of equitable librarianship.

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Seattle Central College Library Open House, Feb 28

Seattle Central College Library Open House

Fri, Feb 28, 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 am
1701 Broadway, Broadway-Edison Building, Library room 2101-A

Seattle Central College Library has designed an open house event specifically for those of you able to visit their campus. You’re invited to explore careers in community college librarianship by attending this event — and it’s just a quick light rail trip away from campus. This is a very exciting networking opportunity which you should strongly consider attending.

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Conference Funding: SALALM Conference Scholarship, Mar 16

Conference Funding: SALALM Conference Scholarship

Deadline: Applications due March 16, 2020.

Since its founding in 1956, the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) has engaged in a wide variety of projects and programs designed to advance the scholarly study of Latin America, the Caribbean, Iberia and the Latino/a diasporas. SALAM is offering a scholarship that enables master’s candidates in an ALA-accredited library and information studies program or an archival studies program to attend the next SALALM annual conference, June 5-8, 2020, hosted by the University of California, Davis.

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Employment: UW Libraries E-Resources Metadata Librarian, Mar 16

Employment: UW Libraries E-Resources Metadata Librarian

Deadline: Applications due by March 16, 2020.

The University of Washington Libraries in Seattle, WA seeks an enthusiastic and proactive E-Resources Metadata Librarian to develop and manage sustainable workflows for providing metadata both individually and at scale for monographic and integrating electronic resources. Collaborates within and outside the department to lead metadata creation and enrichment projects within multiple repositories and systems.

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Free Webinar: Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries, Feb 27

Free Webinar: Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries, Feb 27

Krista McCracken, Algoma University
Thursday, February 27th, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Time

This session will provide an overview of a diverse range of gender identities and experiences and best practices for working with transgender colleagues, students, and patrons. Through the sharing of examples, this session will challenge participants to create trans affirming spaces while critically examining library policies, languages, and practices.

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