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Early bird registration in now open for annual conference

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SummerTeen online conference

Register for School Library Journal’s third SummerTeen online conference and get up close with popular YA authors and publishers discussing current and forthcoming titles for your teens. Listen in on panels featuring romance titles worth falling in love with and graphic novels that will be flying off of your shelves. Take a trip around the […]

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NAHSL annual conference

Posting on behalf of The North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries Widen the Lens – on Libraries, Healthcare, Patients and Research! The North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries annual conference come to Maine in 2014. SAVE THESE DATES! October 19 – 21, 2014 Conference to be held at the Magnificent Samoset Resort in Stunning Rockport, Maine See […]

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2014 NELA Executive Board election

The 2014 NELA Executive Board election is fast approaching. The Nominating Committee had assembled an outstanding slate of candidates eager to serve on the NELA Executive Board. However, the slate cannot be considered final until the membership has been given the opportunity to bring forth candidates by petition. In accordance with the NELA Bylaws, Article […]

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2014 Annual Conference will take place October 19-21 in Boxborough, MA

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Updates from New England Libraries and Library Associations

Connecticut: On April 16th, CLA, working in conjunction with the Connecticut State Library and the Connecticut Library Consortium, held a poster session at the State Capitol to bring the Declaration for the Right to Libraries to life by visually illustrating its ten principles. Legislators, politicians, and other visitors who walked the Capitol’s concourse were exposed […]

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2014 NETSL Award for Excellence in Technical Services winners announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2014 NETSL Award for Excellence in Technical Services! The 2014 Award went to Amira Aaron, Associate Dean, Scholarly Resources, Northeastern University, Boston, MA and Diane Baden, Head, Monographic Services, O’Neill Library, Boston College, Boston, MA. In addition to dedicating her professional life to the cause of effective automation in […]

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ITS Conference: June 6, 2014

MakerSpaces and Libraries Workshop

Registration is now open for the Information Technology Section’s (ITS) spring program, Make it! Make ITS! MakerSpaces and Libraries. The event will take place on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, NH from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. Join us for guest speakers Bill Derry, Assistant Director for Innovation and User Experience, Westport […]

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NELIG Conference

Posting on behalf of the New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) The New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) is pleased to announce its annual conference, which will be held Friday, June 6, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Massachusetts. During the program, “Teaching Across Difference,” we will share and explore how instruction librarians approach […]

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Roger K. Summit Scholarship

ProQuest is proud to present the Roger K. Summit Scholarship; open to all LIS students worldwide. The award is the equivalent of US $5,000 and is presented at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference or at a regional location in proximity to the winner. Applicants must be students who are currently enrolled in an […]

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2014 ACRL/NEC Annual Conference

Posting on behalf of Association of College and Research Libraries – New England Chapter (ACRL/NEC) Registration is open for the Association of College and Research Libraries – New England Chapter’s (ACRL/NEC) Spring 2014 Conference! We’re All in This Together: Strengthening Librarians through Professional Development Friday, May 9, 2014 @ College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA […]

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New England news

Updates from New England Libraries and Library Associations Connecticut: The 123rd CLA Annual Conference is scheduled for April 28-29 in Cromwell. The conference theme is: Recharge! Your Creativity, Your Library, Your Career. The Publicity Committee has announced the winners of the 2014 CLA Publicity Awards. Congratulations to the winners and honorable mentions! Maine: The Maine […]

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NHLA Spring 2014 Conference

The New Hampshire Library Association is pleased to announce their Spring 2014 conference which will be held at the Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa in Whitefield, NH on Wednesday, April 23 and Thursday April 24, 2014. Choose from 30 different sessions in elegant, comfortable surroundings. View a preliminary schedule of events, read program descriptions, and register online.

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"Coming Up Roses: Growing Toward the Future" is now open for registration

Coming Up Roses: Growing Towards the Future

NETSL’s One-Day Conference: “Coming Up Roses: Growing Towards the Future” On April 11, 2014 at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, NETSL will be offering a full day of presentations on the emerging trends in Technical Services including a keynote from Marshall Breeding. For a full program description and to register, click here.

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3 ways to save on membership dues

3 ways to save on membership dues

Want to save on your NELA dues next year? Retirees can now join or renew for a flat rate of $100 for 10 years of membership – a 50% savings! First year members are eligible for a $10 discount regardless of membership level. Each current member who recruits a new member is eligible for a […]

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Register now for the Kids & Technology Workshop on March 21

“Kids & Technology” workshop

NERTCL’s One-Day Conference: “Kids and Technology” March 21, 2014 at Worcester State University (MA) from 9:30am – 3:30pm. Lunch will be served. Our registration deadline has passed. Please contact cdombrowski@nelib.org for more information. Please note: You can pay online or you can print the invoice that will be sent to your email and mail it […]

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The future of NELA

NELA’s President Deb Hoadley has recently announced her vision statement for 2013-2014. NELA will connect and engage librarians throughout the New England region, by providing opportunities to grow and learn with others in the library profession and beyond. There will be a spirit of collaboration and community as we share and network with one another […]

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New England news

Updates from New England Libraries and Library Associations Connecticut: The Legislative Committee’s poster session for the Declaration for the Right to Libraries Initiative has been scheduled for April 16, 2014 at the State Capital in Hartford. The 123rd CLA Annual Conference is scheduled for April 28-29 in Cromwell. The conference theme is: Recharge! Your Creativity, […]

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What does first sale doctrine mean to your digital collections?

What does first sale doctrine mean for your digital collections?

Library Journal has a great overview of the issues concerning first sale of digital files and copyright. While the recent Supreme Court ruling in Kirtsaeng v. Wiley dealt with printed books, it has sparked debate over whether the doctrine of first sale also applies to digital files. From the article: Mary Minow, Follett Chair of the Graduate School of […]

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Fundraising tips with Kim Klein

Guest speaker Kim Klein, author of “Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times” and “Fundraising for Social Change“, discussed the advantages and opportunities inherent in economic turmoil, and how fundraising programs for associations can be successful. Check out the PowerPoint or listen to a recording of the presentation below.

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