The 2019 International Festival will be held on Sunday, April 7th, from 12noon – 4pm on Bowman Field. The committee is seeking volunteers to assist with various activities before, during, and after the festival.
Volunteer opportunities are available in areas including: Set-up, Clean-up, Children’s Area, Global Cuisine, Global Marketplace, Registration and Ticketing, Global Showcase, and Parking! We’d love to have you participate; volunteers are integral to making the International Festival a fun, engaging experience for all!
Save The Date – Teacher Forum Series: Inclusive Information Literacy Instruction
There will be a four part teacher forum series offered throughout the semester where we will explore teaching and learning strategies to engage all learners together. The first session will be held on January 31st at 2-3 p.m. Watch for a full description of this session next Monday and for other dates to follow.
Alma/Primo Vanguard Update
Please mark your calendars for a SLSP Migration Project Update on Wednesday, January 30th at 10am. The update will be held via Zoom and is open to all PASCAL members. The session will be recorded and shared afterwards for anyone who is not able to attend.
PASCAL SLSP staff will share information on the Vanguard Libraries work to date and what’s coming up for non-Vanguard libraries. The update will also include demos of new project management tools being implemented and the Alma Sandbox environment.
This event is open to all library staff but registration is requested. Please register here.
As part of the world-wide effort to reduce gender bias in Wikipedia, there’s going to be a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon in Cooper Library 200B on Saturday, January 26. Participants will receive hands-on training about editing and creating Wikipedia pages and focus on increasing the visibility of underrepresented groups on Wikipedia, especially in math and science. By the end of the event, participants will edit and/or create at least one Wikipedia biography.
For more information and to register:
—Suzanne Rook Schilf
The January 2019 issue of College & Research Libraries News has an article on “ACRL Candidates for 2019” where you can look over the roster of those running in the upcoming ACRL elections (with voting opening in March for all current ACRL division members of ALA.)
Check out the Councilor slot where you’ll recognize one of the candidates: Christopher Cox, Dean of Libraries, Clemson University.
See the full article at: https://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/view/17529/19333
—Ed Rock (on behalf of ACRL Membership Committee)