Registration now open for May Membership meeting
Directors and staff of all SEFLIN member libraries and systems are invited to the Spring Membership Council Meeting on Friday, May 19. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. R. David Lankes, Director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science and the 2016-2017 Follett Chair at Dominican University’s School of Information Studies. The meeting will be held at the Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Campus Library, located in Dania Beach, FL.
Please visit the event page for meeting information, and to register.
Interested in assessment?
ACRL Assessing and Communicating Library Value to Student Learning and Success-workshop, May 25th
Hosted at Palm Beach Atlantic University, the Association of College & Research Libraries will be presenting a workshop entitled "Assessing and Communicating Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success" to SEFLIN members interested in assessment and accountability issues in academic libraries. In this full-day workshop on strategic and sustainable assessment, participants will identify institutional priorities and campus partners, design an assessment project grounded in action research, and prepare a plan for communicating the project results. This workshop is based on the highly successful ACRL Assessment in Action program curriculum. Seats are still available! Visit the event page to register today.
Save the date!
The 2017 SEFLIN Regional Conference will be held at the Kovens Conference Center in Miami, FL on Thursday, July 27, 2017. This year’s theme is Libraries: The New Town Hall. Registration will open in early May.
The keynote, Diamonds in the Rough: Polishing our Practices for Prepared and Newly Passionate Library Users will be delivered by Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, MSLS. Ms. Kendrick is a graduate of the historic Clark Atlanta University School of Library and Information Studies. Currently, she is Assistant Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.
Regional Conference Call for Lightning Rounds and Poster Sessions
Share your great program or new innovative resource with your SEFLIN colleagues at this year's Regional Conference. The Planning Committee seeks proposals for lightning rounds and poster sessions for the 2017 Regional Conference.
The deadline for completing the proposal form is April 17, 2017. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by April 21, 2017 and will sign a Letter of Agreement to present. Presenters will receive complimentary registration for the conference. Registration will open on or about May 1, 2017. If selected, applicants will be sent instructions on how to register as a presenter. Presenters may be requested to repeat their session at two of the three breakout sessions.
- Lightning Rounds are presented in a 5-7 minute time limited presentation. Each presenter will give a quick slide presentation and be available for questions.
- Poster Sessions are delivered through an informal presentation of a graphic poster that details and summarizes the project.
SEFLIN Welcomes David Lankes for workshop and Keynote presentations
Renown presenter pulls double-duty for SEFLIN events
Dr. R. David Lankes, Director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science and the 2016-2017 Follett Chair at Dominican University’s School of Information Studies will be presenting a half-day workshop entitled "Reaching Beyond the Usual Suspects" Thursday, May 18th and presenting a redux of that same talk as the Keynote speaker of the SEFLIN May Membership meeting on May 19th. Details and registration information will be published soon for this exciting opportunity!
SEFLIN Memberfuse Tutorial
If you're just getting started with SEFLIN's new professional networking site, MemberFuse, be sure to check out our new video tutorial. MemberFuse allows for quick and easy communication among and within SEFLIN committees, interest groups, and other members, and serves as a great resource for collaborative resource sharing! Be sure to check it out and join in on the communication!
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Visit your Memberfuse page today!