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Current News & Notes

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 18:59

Are you interested in sparking discussion among your colleagues at the ALA 2016 Annual Conference? Do you have an idea about a library service or program that others might find useful? Do you just want to share your thoughts on the future of the profession? Consider submitting a proposal for a “Conversation Starter” or “Ignite Session” at this June’s ALA Annual Conference. Conversation Starters last 45 minutes and may take the form of a lecture, panel, or discussion.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:55

(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Are you interested in submitting a proposal for the ACRL 2017 Conference ( Join members of the ACRL 2017 Conference Committee for a free hour-long webcast at 1:00 p.m. Central on Thursday, March 3, 2016. During this live webcast, committee members who are also seasoned proposal submitters and/or reviewers will provide tips on submitting your best ACRL 2017 conference proposal.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 19:25

(via David Ketchum, University of Oregon–dketchum@UOREGON.EDU) DEADLINE EXTENDED – Call for proposals–Advances in Library Administration and Organization 2016 volume: Student Retention and the Academic Library; Series editor: Samantha Hines, Missoula College at the University of Montana; Volume editor: Kellian Clink, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 19:19

(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) New to ACRL and curious about the ACRL committee appointment process? It's not too late to volunteer to serve on a ACRL committee. The ACRL Membership Committee invites new ACRL members, and those who are interested in getting involved in ACRL to participate in a free online forum about the many volunteer opportunities (in sections, interest groups, discussion groups, and division-alevel committees).

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 19:07

(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) Want to get the most of your Annual Meeting in Orlando? Reserve a room in the NMRT Annual Hotel bock. Space is limited, so book today! The block is at the Avanti Resort located on 12562 International Drive.