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This year's MLA conference, "Advancing Diversity: Moving Beyond Discussion," is less than a month away! Have you registered?
The schedule for the day, with presentation descriptions, will be announced this coming week. Please visit our website to register: http://www.mlalibrary.org/
While you're there, please take our website survey. It shouldn't take more than a few minutes to complete....
See you next month!
Upcoming T&T webinar! May 16th @ 2:00 pm: Bootstrap and Accessibility for LibGuides 2.0 with Amanda Glenn-Bradley (User Engagement Librarian, University of Nort...h Carolina Asheville) and John Michael Bradley (Systems Programmer - Web Administration, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Co http://ow.ly/TqnA30iRXya
Job opening: Library Aide (PT), Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, West Boulevard Branch Library, Charlotte, NC. Apply by May 12.
Job opening: Library Assistant, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, North County Regional Library, Huntersville, NC. Apply by May 11.
Job opening: Branch Manager, Cabarrus County Public Library, Harrisburg Branch, Harrisburg, NC. Apply by May 31.
Have you read our May newsletter?
Congratulations to these North Carolina Librarians who were elected to the following sections and round tables:
• Anne Cooper ...Moore (UNC at Charlotte): President of Library Leadership and Management Association
• Bryna Coonin (East Carolina University): Member at Large of Reference Services Section (RSS) for Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)
• Ericka Patillo (Appalachian State University): Member at Large of Library Research Round Table (LRRT)
It's time to introduce our May Member of the Month, LaJuan Pringle! Find out the book he's currently reading, the show he's binge watching, and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library program he thinks should be "replicated far and wide."
Workshop: The Dysfunctional Library, 2 p.m., May 23, in the Dale Halton Reading Room at the J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNCC. Free and open to all members of the library community!
Job opening: E-Learning Librarian, Central Piedmont Community College, Central Campus, Charlotte, NC. Apply by May 10.
Job opening: Librarian, Cabarrus County Public Library, Concord Branch, Concord, NC. Apply by May 10.
Join NC-LITe for its next meeting at the J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNCC, 9 a.m. - noon, May 18.
NC-LITe is a twice-annual meeting of academic librarians in North Carolina that focuses on library instruction and instructional technology. To join its Google Group: https://sites.google.com/site/nclibtech/
Be sure to get your applications in for the Leadership Institute! The last day to apply is Friday, May 4.
The North Carolina Library Association, with support from the State Library of North Carolina, is pleased to issue a call for applications for the NCLA Leadersh...ip Institute, which will be held November 7-10, 2018 in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
For more information and details on how to apply, visit http://www.nclaonline.org/leadership-institute. Applications are due by Friday, May 4th, 2018.
Join ReadDavidson for its 2018 book discussion of News of the World. Dr. Carol Higham, professor of history at UNC-Charlotte and a Davidson resident, will lead a book discussion of News of the World. She’ll provide a historical perspective of what activity was transpiring in that part of the country with Native Americans and the German immigrant population, post-Civil War.
Thanks to sponsorship from Davidson Learns, drinks and food will be served. This event is free and open to the public. The more the merrier!
Registration is now open for our 13th annual conference on June 6!
The keynote speaker is Dr. Ismail H. Abdullahi, Professor of Global Library and Information Sciences at North Carolina Central University. The early bird student rate is available until May 15!