Event: Free Workshop on Geoscience Librarianship 10/18, Vancouver BC


Free Workshop on Geoscience Librarianship to be held October 18, 2014

Come and join professional librarians, information specialists, and students in library and information science for “Geoscience Librarianship 101” — a free one day seminar, held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) for the ninth consecutive year. The workshop sponsored by the Geoscience Information Society and Woodward Library at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014, from 10 am – 4:30 pm. Participation in this offsite event does not require registration for the GSA Annual Meeting and the event is free of charge.   Continue reading

Funding: Paul Evan Peters Fellowship in Info Sciences


The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) announces the 2014 Paul Evan Peters Fellowship
Applications due no later than June 24, 2014
The Paul Evan Peters Fellowship was established to honor and perpetuate the memory of CNI’s founding executive director. The fellowship is awarded every two years to students pursuing graduate studies in librarianship, the information sciences, or a closely related field, who demonstrates intellectual and personal qualities consistent with those of Paul Evan Peters, including:

  • commitment to use of digital information and advanced technology to enhance scholarship, intellectual productivity and public life;
  • interest in the civic responsibilities of information professionals and a commitment to democratic values;
  • positive and creative approach to overcoming personal, technological, and bureaucratic challenges, and
  • humor, vision, humanity, and imagination.

Two fellowships will be awarded in 2014:
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