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Fellowship of Christian Librarians and Infromation Specialists (FOCLIS)

Event 2017 Fellowship of Christian Librarians (FOCLIS) Annual meeting

by Jo Monahan (non-member) on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 02:06 pm

75 Must-Read Books for Christians
You are invited to a talk and time for fellowship sponsored by FOCLIS, the Fellowship of Christian Librarians & Information Specialists.
Who: Moody Publishers (Christian publisher) representative Richard Knox – Who they are? How they got where they are? Highlights of their core genres and titles
Discussion – 75 Must-Read Books for Christians: If we stocked every Christian’s Library with just 75 books from their collection, what would we choose?

75 Must-Read Books for Christians
You are invited to a talk and time for fellowship sponsored by FOCLIS, the Fellowship of Christian Librarians & Information Specialists.
Who: Moody Publishers (Christian publisher) representative Richard Knox – Who they are? How they got where they are? Highlights of their core genres and titles
Discussion – 75 Must-Read Books for Christians: If we stocked every Christian’s Library with just 75 books from their collection, what would we choose?
Covering everything Christians need – from Bible studies to theology to practical Christian living. Books for new believers, mature ones, and those in the middle. The 75 must-reads cover topics ranging from Bible study to prayer to parenting to missions. Classics, new releases, little-known gems.
When: Friday, June 23, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Where: McCormick Place West (MCP), W179b room
--- Free books (Professional and Personal) ---

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ACRL Digital Curation Interest Group

Event DCIG Business Meeting

by Rene Tanner on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 02:01 pm

The business meeting for the Digital Curation Interest Group will include representatives from the Digital Humanities Interest Group and the Numeric and Geospatial Data Services in Academic Libraries Interest Group. Together we will discuss the formation of the Digital Scholarship Section, which will launch in September 2017. At this meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to explore topics related to the new section, share ideas, and make new connections. Attendees can also enter to win a gift card. Winners will be announced at the meeting.

The business meeting for the Digital Curation Interest Group will include representatives from the Digital Humanities Interest Group and the Numeric and Geospatial Data Services in Academic Libraries Interest Group. Together we will discuss the formation of the Digital Scholarship Section, which will launch in September 2017. At this meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to explore topics related to the new section, share ideas, and make new connections. Attendees can also enter to win a gift card. Winners will be announced at the meeting.

Please see the agenda for details.

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ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries)

Event Documents due for Board consideration - Annual Conference 2017

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 01:49 pm

The ALA Annual Conference will be held in Chicago, IL on June 22–27, 2017. Actions and discussions for Board consideration must be submitted by June 2, 2017.

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

The ALA Annual Conference will be held in Chicago, IL on June 22–27, 2017. Actions and discussions for Board consideration must be submitted by June 2, 2017.

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

  • Complete a Board of Directors action form or discussion form, working with your ACRL staff and Board liaisons, as appropriate. Requests for supplemental funding should comply with ACRL Policies and Procedures.
  • Email your form and supporting documents to Allison Payne, with copy to your staff and Board liaisons by the deadline. If you need an extension, please contact me in advance of the deadline so that space can be allocated in the draft Board meeting agenda.

Please expect an email acknowledging receipt of your submission within one week of submission. If you do not receive such a confirmation, please email again or call Allison at 312-280-2519.

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ACRL Division-level Committee Leaders

Event Documents due for Board consideration - Annual Conference 2017

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 01:48 pm

The ALA Annual Conference will be held in Chicago, IL on June 22–27, 2017. Actions and discussions for Board consideration must be submitted by June 2, 2017.

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

The ALA Annual Conference will be held in Chicago, IL on June 22–27, 2017. Actions and discussions for Board consideration must be submitted by June 2, 2017.

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

  • Complete a Board of Directors action form or discussion form, working with your ACRL staff and Board liaisons, as appropriate. Requests for supplemental funding should comply with ACRL Policies and Procedures.
  • Email your form and supporting documents to Allison Payne, with copy to your staff and Board liaisons by the deadline. If you need an extension, please contact me in advance of the deadline so that space can be allocated in the draft Board meeting agenda.

Please expect an email acknowledging receipt of your submission within one week of submission. If you do not receive such a confirmation, please email again or call Allison at 312-280-2519.

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ACRL Communities of Practice Assembly

Event Documents due for Board consideration - Annual Conference 2017

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 01:47 pm

The ALA Annual Conference will be held in Chicago, IL on June 22–27, 2017. Actions and discussions for Board consideration must be submitted by June 2, 2017.

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

The ALA Annual Conference will be held in Chicago, IL on June 22–27, 2017. Actions and discussions for Board consideration must be submitted by June 2, 2017.

To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

  • Complete a Board of Directors action form or discussion form, working with your ACRL staff and Board liaisons, as appropriate. Requests for supplemental funding should comply with ACRL Policies and Procedures.
  • Email your form and supporting documents to Allison Payne, with copy to your staff and Board liaisons by the deadline. If you need an extension, please contact me in advance of the deadline so that space can be allocated in the draft Board meeting agenda.

Please expect an email acknowledging receipt of your submission within one week of submission. If you do not receive such a confirmation, please email again or call Allison at 312-280-2519.

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ACRL Board of Directors

Event ACRL Board Update

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 01:43 pm

Board Update (ACRL)

Friday, June 23
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Hilton Chicago, Conference Room 4D

  • Interests: Leadership
  • Type of Library: Academic, Community College, Research Library
  • Sponsors: ACRL
  • Cost: Included with full Annual Conference registration.
  • Open/Close: Open
ACRL Board of Directors

Event ACRL Board of Directors Meeting II

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 01:43 pm

Board of Directors Meeting II (ACRL)

Monday, June 26
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, Marquette Room

  • Interests: Leadership
  • Type of Library: Academic, Community College, Research Library
  • Sponsors: ACRL
  • Cost: Included with full Annual Conference registration.
  • Open/Close: Open
ACRL Board of Directors

Event ACRL Board of Directors Meeting I

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 01:41 pm

Board of Directors Meeting I (ACRL)

Saturday, June 24
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, Marquette Room

  • Interests: Leadership
  • Type of Library: Academic, Community College, Research Library
  • Sponsors: ACRL
  • Cost: Included with full Annual Conference registration.
  • Open/Close: Open
ACRL IS (Instruction Section)

Event Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee Virtual Meeting, June 6, 2pm-3pm ET

by Amanda Izenstark on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 01:53 pm

ACRL Instruction Section
Teaching Methods Committee
Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
2pm-3pm Eastern
https://rhody.webex.com/rhody/j.php?MTID=m190aee136e11e8aa23584815944abca9

AGENDA

ACRL Instruction Section
Teaching Methods Committee
Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
2pm-3pm Eastern
https://rhody.webex.com/rhody/j.php?MTID=m190aee136e11e8aa23584815944abca9

AGENDA

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Additions to the Agenda
  3. Announcements
  4. Announcements from Exec 
  5. Reports from Subcommittees
    1. Featured Teaching Librarian
    2. Selected Resources
    3. Web Maintenance
  6. Thank Yous and Farewells to Members Leaving 
  7. Personal Announcements
  8. Adjourn

If you wish to attend the meeting as a non-member guest, please contact the Chair in advance for details: Amanda Izenstark amanda@uri.edu

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ALA Committee on Diversity (COD)

Event Committee on Diversity May Conference Call (5/24) Agenda

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 06:06 pm

Call instructions
Call takes places on May 24 at 9AM Pacific /10AM Mountain/11AM Central /Noon Eastern

Toll Free Number 866-801-5789
Enter Participant Passcode: 78965432

In advance of the conference call please review the following documents in ALA Connect:

  1. EDI Strategic Direction Draft Implementation Plan Feedback Request
  2. EDI recommendations for COD

AGENDA

Call instructions
Call takes places on May 24 at 9AM Pacific /10AM Mountain/11AM Central /Noon Eastern

Toll Free Number 866-801-5789
Enter Participant Passcode: 78965432

In advance of the conference call please review the following documents in ALA Connect:

  1. EDI Strategic Direction Draft Implementation Plan Feedback Request
  2. EDI recommendations for COD

AGENDA

  1. (Jody – 15 min) EDI Draft Implementation – present draft implementation plan and discuss process for feedback on outcomes and measurement of strategies
  2. (Martin – 20 min) COD discussion of Outcome and Measurements for Strategies 5 and 10, identify committee process for requesting feedback from additional groups, goal is to incorporate member group feedback on outcomes and strategies by/at Annual – implementation plan will be finalized at Fall Executive Board meeting
  3. (Martin – 15 min ) 6 EDI Recommendations for COD, discussion and identify next steps with ERT
  4. (Martin – 5 min) proposed Council Action at Annual (definitions, as noted in EDI recommendations and strategic direction)

Lastly, please mark your calendars: COD will be meeting twice at Annual Conference:

  1. Friday 6/23, 12:30-2pm: Joint meeting and COD Business Meeting I - https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=266050
  2. Sunday 6/25, 1-2:30pm: Committee on Diversity Business Meeting II - https://www.eventscribe.com/2017/ALA-Annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=266294

Thanks, and looking forward to tomorrow’s conversation.

Martin

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Martin Garnar
Dean, Kraemer Family Library
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
P 719-255-3115 | F 719-528-5227 | E mgarnar@uccs.edu | he / his / him | uccs.edu/library

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