Registration now open for NASIG’s 27th Annual Conference

NASIG is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 27th Annual Conference, June 7-10th 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee…Early Bird registration is open from now until 5 p.m. Eastern time on May 4, 2012. Complete your registration early and be entered into a drawing for $100!  Register for the conference at  Sheraton Music City Hotel reservation information is at

Scholarships Available for 2012 International Conference of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums, March 1 Application Deadline

“Thursday, March 1 at 5 p.m. CST is the receipt deadline for scholarships to the June 4-7, 2012 International Conference of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Qualified applicants must work with a tribal archive, library, museum or cultural center, or be enrolled full-time in a museum, library, archival, or Native Studies related program. Awards are primarily based upon the extent to which an applicant is likely to benefit from the conference and financial need. Scholarships range from $250 to $750 and may include registration fees and three-nights shared lodging.”

Academic Library Planning and Revitalization

This conference is sponsored by Academic Impressions and is scheduled for March 26 – 28 in Baltimore.  According to their website  “this hands-on event will provide you with an integrated and practical approach to library planning and design.   Participants will:

  • Analyze the latest in library design and learning space theory
  • Investigate the fundamentals of library planning
  • Explore a variety of student services found in libraries
  • Uncover processes for working with project stakeholders and promoting campus involvement”