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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.