Month: March 2008

Governor proclaims Library Appreciation Month

Governor Charlie Crist has proclaimed April 2008 as “Library Appreciation Month.”  The proclamation identifies many of the ways that libraries contribute to Floridians’ quality of life.  This proclamation is posted on the State Library and Archives of Florida’s Web site. County and city governments may choose to issue similar proclamations of their own.  We encourage […]

SLA Tampa Bay hosts career/networking workshop

You’re Invited! This workshop is open to all information professionals and students. SLA Florida and Caribbean Chapter Getting Ready for the Job Search Date: Thursday April 10, 2008 Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Place: Time Customer Service Inc., 2nd Floor, One North Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL Cost: FREE (Refreshments will be served) RSVP by April 7 to […]

Dr. Maria Chavez-Hernandez loses fight with cancer

I’m very sorry to inform of the passing of Dr. Maria Chavez-Hernandez, associate professor at the College of Information , Florida State University.  For those of you who may not have known, she had a long fight with cancer and could not fight any longer to live. Dr. Chavez-Hernandez was an active champion of library […]

ACRL offers interactive webcast

The Association of College and Resource Libraries (ACRL) offers the first-ever “ACRL Springboard Event” on April 2 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CDT.  It’s a free 90-minute “interactive webcast” for ACRL members with Henry Jenkins (Peter de Florez Professor of Humanities and co-director of the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program). Click here for more information.

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 […]

Call for Proposals Extended for FACC Spring Conference

The Florida Association of Community College (FACC) Commission’s Joint Annual Spring Conference will be held at Indian River Community College (IRCC) in Fort Pierce, Florida, April 10 and 11, 2008. The theme “Reflect on the Past-Focus on the Future” was selected to highlight the “reflection of the change” of our students, our institutions and our […]

Tell the world what makes your favorite library employee special

Submit a star and tell us about your healthy workplace for National Library Workers Day CHICAGO – Start the celebration early for National Library Workers Day (NLWD) by telling the world what makes your favorite library employee special. ALA-APA is accepting submissions for the NLWD Stars web site – NLWD is celebrated on Tuesday, […]

News from the Library of Congress: Digital Preservation Program Launches Newsletter

A monthly online newsletter highlighting the important work that the Library of Congress’s digital preservation program is performing to collect and preserve the nation’s heritage in digital form will launch in March. The Newsletter of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) will be produced by the Library’s Office of Strategic Initiatives, which […]

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