Month: February 2008

Rethinking Resource Sharing Innovation Awards

The Rethinking Resource Sharing (RRS) Innovation Awards recognize and honor an individual or institution for changes they made to improve users’ access to information through resource sharing in their library, consortium or state. It is hoped that the award will encourage libraries and librarians to make changes in how they do resource sharing to improve […]

Celebration of Life (in memory of John Davies)

Please join us for a “Celebration of Life” in memory of our beloved librarian John Davies. The event will be on Friday, February 29, from 4-7 p.m. at Argosy University’s Tampa Campus (at the northeast corner of Himes and Martin Luther King) in the Atrium and is open to all students, friends, faculty and staff. […]

REMINDER: T-shirts still available

REMINDER: T-shirts are still available for $10 each through our website. The shirts are Jerzees heavy weight 100% cotton in sandstone. The “world” image is approximately 9” wide by 7” tall and appears only on the front of the shirt. Please click here for more information or to place an order. Contact Vickie Frost at […]

The Director’s Chair video contest – ready to see who won?

Thanks to your votes, we have determined the winners of Ask a Librarian’s The Director’s Chair video contest! Drum roll please… GRAND PRIZE: Julie, a student at Seminole Ridge High School in Palm Beach County SECOND PLACE: Karman, a homeschooled student from Lake County THIRD PLACE: Jake, a student at Fernandina Beach High School in […]

Invitation to participate in a focus group

ATTN: PUBLIC LIBRARIANS, REFERENCE LIBRARIANS The Information Use Management and Policy Institute (College of Information, Florida State University) is collaborating with the State Library of Florida’s Florida Electronic Library (FEL) to assess the use of medical and consumer health information resources offered by the FEL and assist the administrators, librarians, and users of FEL to […]

FACRL Fall Program call for proposals 2008

The Association of College and Research Libraries, Florida Chapter (FACRL) is accepting proposals for the 2008 Fall Program to be held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville on Friday, November 7, 2008.  Theme of the 2008 Fall Program is “Proving Your Worth and Adding Value to your Institution.”  Click here for format and […]

Polls close Feb. 9 for The Director’s Chair

Vote for your favorite video in Ask a Librarian’s The Director’s Chair contest! **Polls close Feb. 9 (11:59 p.m. EST).**   We received many creative videos, and our judges narrowed the entries down to five finalists. Now it’s up to you to help choose the winner by voting for your favorite video. Visit and click […]

Space available in FLA Media Training workshop

The FLA Media Training Workshop scheduled for March 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UCF Library has space available. The program will be presented by John Fleming of Salter Mitchell, a public relations firm, and will include individual video taping of participants in a media interview situation followed by feedback. The program also includes instruction […]

ALA’s LAMA Mentoring Program Seeking Mentors and Mentees

Mentor and mentee applications  are now being accepted for participants in a formal mentoring program to be launched by LAMA’s Mentoring Committee at the ALA annual meeting in Anaheim.  There will be a kickoff event on June 28, 2008, from noon until 2 p.m., which includes a reception for the participants to meet one another […]

You know you want your own READ poster!

Have you been eyeing other libraries’ wonderful and creative READ posters and wishing you could have one for your own library? Wish no more. Those READ posters can be yours! If you provide the photograph and choose your poster background, TBLC will do the rest of the work for you – from designing to printing […]

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