Web Conference – Emerging Technology, October 30

Web Conference – Emerging Technology

October 30, 2019
12:00-3:00 PM PDT
Online

All library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators are invited to register now to participate in this free, online event.

Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Drones, Personalization, the Quantified Self. Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. Learn what libraries are doing right now with these cutting-edge technologies, what they’re planning next and how you can implement these ideas in your own organization.

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Employment: Education & Enrichment Librarian, Spokane County Library District, Nov 8

Employment: Education & Enrichment Librarian, Spokane County Library District

Deadline: Applications due by November 8, 2019 at 12:00 PM, PST.

Are you an enthusiastic Librarian who is passionate about serving youth? If so, consider apply to this position! The Spokane County Library District is looking for someone to bring their uniqueness and skills to the librarian role in serving their diverse customers of all ages – from babies to senior citizens.

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iSchool Research Symposium: “We are all well – A partial history of public information infrastructures after disasters”, Oct 21

iSchool Research Symposium: “We are all well – A partial history of public information infrastructures after disasters”

Monday, October 21, 2019
Bloedel Hall Room 070
12:30 to 1:20 PM, PT
Remote Viewing via Zoom.

Interested in how people create and distribute information (and misinformation) following a natural disaster? You should consider attending the fourth in the iSchool Research Symposium series. Presented by Dr. Megan Finn, the talk focuses upon how today’s post-disaster information landscape is shaped by institutions, policies, and technologies. Light refreshments will be provided. Please feel free to bring your lunch.

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Conference Funding: ARLIS/NA Conference Travel Awards, Jan 6

Conference Funding: ARLIS/NA Conference Travel Awards

Deadline: Applications are due for all conference travel awards by Monday, January 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM, ET.

The Art Libraries Society of North America has several funding opportunities for members and non-members who wish to attend the ARLIS/NA Annual Conference. These awards range from $1,000 to $2,500. Additionally, they have an award open to international applicants who wish to attend.

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Funding: National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship, Jan 24

National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship, Jan 24

Deadline: Applications for the 2020-2021 program is due January 24, 2020.

The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program is a one-year postgraduate training fellowship at the NLM in Bethesda, Maryland, with an optional second year program component. The program is designed to provide a broad foundation in health sciences information services, and to prepare librarians for future leadership roles in health sciences libraries and in health services research.

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Volunteer Opportunity: UW Libraries – Allen Library North Exhibit for January 2020

Volunteer Opportunity: UW Libraries – Allen Library North Exhibit for January 2020

Are you looking for “real world” library-related experience? Are you interested in putting your creative talents to use in creating a library exhibit? The UW Libraries is looking for iSchool students to help with an exhibit that will be installed in the Allen Library North Lobby in January. The theme of the exhibit is yet to be finalized, but will likely focus on either the Burke Museum or light/lack of light in the season of winter. Unfortunately, they are not able to offer compensation for your efforts, but the experience will be relevant and the community will be supportive.

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