Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 6/12/13

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Professional Growth and Development opportunities from ARL; ALCTS; the Coalition for Network Information; ALA Editions and Information Today and SLA


Using LibQUAL+® Effectively and Strategically: ARL to Offer Workshop Oct. 22–23 in Atlanta“ARL will offer a workshop about acting on LibQUAL+ survey results, led by Martha Kyrillidou, ARL director of statistics and service quality programs; Lisa Hinchliffe, associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Raynna Bowlby, ARL consultant. “Using LibQUAL+® Effectively and Strategically” will be held over two half days, October 22–23, 2013, in conjunction with the Southeastern Library Assessment Conference in Atlanta, Georgia…”

Sunday, June 30th, 2013; 10:30-11:30am; McCormick Place Convention Center – MCP-S102bc.

Consortial Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA) purchasing has the potential for sharing costs and collections across libraries, but there are also unique challenges for both librarians and vendors. Librarians from the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries consortium and OhioLINK will discuss their experiences with setting up consortial DDA programs…

Coalition for Network Information again this year will serve as a cooperating organization for Open Repositories 2013, the premiere conference for digital repositories. The event will be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, July 8-12. 

The full schedule of events is now online, including information about keynote speakers:

Consult the meeting website for more details:

4-week eCourse with Magda El-Sherbini – Beginning Monday, August 5, 2013

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the conceptual difference between AACR2 and RDA
  • Craft cataloging policies and procedures
  • Create a staff training plan
  • Draft an RDA implementation plan
  • Craft strategies for communicating about RDA throughout the library
September 10 – 11, 2013; Washington Hilton; Washington, DC
Preconference Workshops: Monday, September 9

“Effective research on the web is an essential job skill in many work environments. Sure, anyone can enter a few words into a search box, but what sets WebSearch University alumni apart is their ability to use multiple search engines well, advanced search techniques successfully, and specialized sources effectively. Keeping up with the changes in the web search environment, however, is a challenge for all researchers.

At WebSearch University, you’ll discover new techniques and learn when to let go of ingrained search habits that have become counter-productive…”

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