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New Year, New Webinars from the FDLP Academy

From the GOVDOC listserv

Check out these free, educational webinars from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) taking place this January.
. Government Information Resources for Teaching English as a Second Language and Learning English as an Immigrant, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST), Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST)
. USGS Library Materials for Earth’s Age,, Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (EST)

. Marine Corps University Information Resources: Understanding this Professional Military Education Institution’s Research and Instructional Activities,, Thursday, January 18, 2018, 2:00  – 2:45 p.m. (EST)

. Federal Government Databases and Websites: A Surprising Source of State and Local Data,, Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 2:00  – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

. FDLP LibGuides for Libraries,, Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (EST)
. Introduction to Data from the National Center for Health Statistics,, Thursday, January 25, 2018, 2:00  – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

. Protecting Against Investment Scams: Lessons and Resources from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,, Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 2:00  – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

. Measuring America: An Overview of Hispanic Origin Statistics,, Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 2:00  – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation from GPO for each webinar they attend. Closed captioning is available for all webinars. Registrants will be sent access information upon registering.
View our complete archive of recorded webinars and webcasts: All are encouraged to share and re-post information about these free training opportunities.

Kathryn Bayer  |  Outreach Librarian  |  Library Services and Content Management 

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Save Date for Free ACRL Leadership DG Webinar: A Conversation with Library Leaders in New Institutions on 1/26, Friday at 9 am PST

From SLA Connect

Dear Colleagues,
Please save the date for a free ACRL Leadership Discussion Group webinar featuring library directors in new institutions!

Date/Time: 1/26, Friday at 9-10 am PST / 11 am – 12 pm CST / 12-1 pm EST

Featured Speakers:
Trevor A. Dawes, May Morris Librarian and Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums, University of Delaware
Maggie Farrell, Dean of University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Del Hornbuckle, Dean of Library Services, Fresno State
Webinar Link (All attendees must register below):

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Summary: In this Q&A format, three library leaders will share how they adapted to new working environments. Hear how they developed their own strategies in developing a vision, leadership and/or expectation for their institutions. Anyone interested in academic library leadership is welcome to attend. The webinar will also be recorded, archived and shared.

There will also be time for Q&A with attendees. If you cannot make it to this session, please register and a recording of the webinar will be sent to you.  Please share with others interested as well!

Thank you!

Ray Pun
ACRL Leadership Discussion Group Convener 2017-2018
SLA B&F PR Director

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Registration is open for the 2nd C.A.L.L. Conference About Libraries & Literacy, February 1st, 2018 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

From SLA Connect

Dear colleagues,

Registration is open for the 2nd C.A.L.L. Conference About Libraries & Literacy, February 1st, 2018 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

The conference is a collaboration between UW-La Crosse Murphy Library, the School District of La Crosse & La Crosse Public Library. Librarians from all types of libraries (school, public, academic, special, etc.) are welcome to attend.

The program is available here, led by reputed keynote speaker Michael Stephens . The theme of the conference this year is “Librarians as Advocates.”


Catherine Lavallée-Welch
Director, Murphy Library
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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