Panel: The Changing Role of Librarians and Libraries in STEAM Education, May 7

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The Changing Role of Librarians and Libraries in STEAM Education

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6-8PM | Edmonds Public Library

Register for tickets here.

The image of librarians as knowledge holders and of libraries as holders of books is shifting as librarians take on roles as Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) educators with the growing emphasis on STEAM and makerspaces in libraries. Continue reading

Call for Papers: Access to information – Freedom and Censorship, May 31

Call for Papers: Access to information – Freedom and Censorship

The deadline to submit abstracts is 31 May 2019.

The deadline to submit full papers is 31 October 2019.

Open Information Science Journal invites submissions for a special issue dedicated to scholarship on the broad theme of Access to Information—Freedom and Censorship. Library and information science scholars and practitioners around the world are encouraged to submit a paper on this theme.

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Webinar: C&CS Presents – Mapping your Journey, Steps for Beginning a Librarianship Diversity Residency, Mar 18

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Mapping your Journey: Steps for Beginning a Librarianship Diversity Residency

presented by Amanda Leftwich

March 18, 2019 at 1 PM (ET)

Register here for a Zoom link

You’ve gotten a residency, now what? This webinar will highlight a diversity residency located at the Montgomery County Community College to outline the steps of entering a residency based on this experience. Continue reading

UW Libraries Panel – The Newbie’s Guide to Conquering a Conference, Mar 11

UW Libraries Panel – The Newbie’s Guide to Conquering a Conference

March 11, 2019
10:00 – 11:00 am (PST)
OUGL 220 and Zoom (stay tuned for link)

UW Libraries is holding a panel called “The Newbie’s Guide to Conquering a Conference” about how to approach attending and presenting at library conferences. The panel will be aimed at early career librarians, and MLIS students have been invited by Sally Pine to attend.

Feedback Requested: Libraries Ready to Code Task Force

Libraries Ready to Code Task Force Looking for Feedback from LIS Students on Infographics

YALSA (Young Adult Services Library Association) seeks LIS student input on an infographic they’re creating for the Libraries Ready To Code task force. YALSA’s rep is Megan Burton, one of our very own iSchool MLIS alums, and she welcomes your input on the survey, which can be accessed here.

Want more information on the Ready to Code project? Check that out here.