ILA Award nomination deadline extended

There is still time to submit a nomination for the ILA Awards. The nomination deadline has been extended to Monday, May 22. Please click here to learn about the awards and to submit a nomination. Take advantage of this opportunity to let your colleagues know about innovative programs and ideas and the hard-working librarians, staff, and trustees throughout Illinois who have created them. Inspiration and good ideas should be shared!
Award nominations are due by May 22nd.

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Reminder: Nominees for the TBS, Inc. Technical Services Awards are needed by May 15!

It’s time to send in your nomination for the TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award!  We are looking for librarians who have shown a commitment to leadership, programming and professional development in the Technical Services field.  The nominee must be an ILA member or work at an ILA institutional library.

This award is presented each year by the ILA Resources and Technical Services Forum and sponsored by Today’s Business Solutions, Inc.  Award winners receive a $500 financial award and are recognized with a certificate at the ILA Annual Conference.

Please visit the award website to submit your nomination.  The deadline for nominations is May 15, 2017.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Bartlett at 708-215-3240 or bartlettr@lagrangelibrary.org

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LACONI Technicals Services RDA Serials

RDA Serials Cataloging

When:           Friday, May 19, 2017
Time:            9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:          Poplar Creek Public Library, Streamwood, IL

Still a little wary about cataloging serials in RDA? This is the training for you! This Basic Serials Cataloging Workshop, part of the Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program, will offer an introduction to cataloging serials with RDA. It will cover RDA and CONSER standards, RDA core elements and terminology, transcribed versus recorded elements, new or revised areas of information, and creation of new records and serial maintenance. Access to the PowerPoint presentation will be given to participants ahead of the workshop via email.

Speaker: Steve Shadle is Serials Access Librarian at the University of Washington Libraries where he catalogs serials, supports link resolver and knowledgebase applications and otherwise wrangles serial holdings and bibliographic data. Steve was an original Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program trainer and has most recently contributed to the RDA revisions of the CONSER Cataloging Manual.

Please note that there is a registration fee, which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00. Cancellations with refunds are possible up to a week before the program.

Eventbrite registration

LACONI website

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Looking for TBS, Inc. Technical Services Awards nominees!

It’s time to send in your nomination for the TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award!  We are looking for librarians who have shown a commitment to leadership, programming and professional development in the Technical Services field.  The nominee must be an ILA member or work at an ILA institutional library.

This award is presented each year by the ILA Resources and Technical Services Forum and sponsored by Today’s Business Solutions, Inc.  Award winners receive a $500 financial award and are recognized with a certificate at the ILA Annual Conference.

Please visit the award website to submit your nomination.  The deadline for nominations is May 15, 2017.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Bartlett at 708-215-3240 or bartlettr@lagrangelibrary.org

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LACONI Techincal Services Section program

Do You Dewey? We Do.

When:           Friday, March 3, 2017
Time:            9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:          Barrington Area Library,  Barrington, IL 60010

Schedule:
9:15-9:30 a.m.                   Registration and Refreshments
9:30 a.m.-4:00 pm.         Program (includes lunch break with a Business Meeting)

Join us for a day with Dewey Decimal Classification! Caroline Saccucci from the Library of Congress will give beginning catalogers & paraprofessionals a detailed overview of all sections of DDC; demonstrate basic Dewey number-building in WebDewey; and give tips and tricks for using WebDewey. Do you Dewey? We do.

Please note: Much of the training will focus on using WebDewey. A personal computer or tablet that can access your subscription to WebDewey is recommended. If you don’t have access to WebDewey you can follow along with presentation slides and DDC23. The presentation slides will be emailed out to attendees prior to the program; paper copies of the slides will not be provided.

Speaker: Caroline Saccucci, CIP and Dewey Section Head and Program Manager at Library of Congress.

Please note that there is a registration fee, which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00. Cancellations with refunds are possible up to a week before the program.

Do You Dewey? We Do Eventbrite registration

Registration form

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Submit Your Conference Program Proposal

Libraries of all types foster diversity, engage community, and champion social justice. The 2017 ILA Conference, Rise Up!, is a chance for us to come together and share our ideas to better our communities, our institutions, and ourselves. How are you making a difference? What are you doing to improve your library and uplift your patrons? Tell us about it. Illinois libraries of all sizes and types make big impacts on their unique communities. Our conference should represent diversity throughout our state and we especially encourage submissions from typically underrepresented perspectives.

The deadline for submission is Friday, March 24. 

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LACONI Technical Services Section Acquisitions Round Up

When:           Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time:            10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:          Tinley Park Public Library

Schedule:
9:30-9:50 a.m.                Registration and Refreshments
9:50-10:00 a.m.              Business meeting
10:00 a.m.-3:00 pm.       Program (includes lunch break)                                                            A tour of the Technical Services Department will be offered.

It’s all about Acquisitions! Join us for a day with representatives from Children’s Plus, Midwest Tape, Baker & Taylor, and Ingram. They will give presentations on their online ordering systems, demonstrate how Technical Services and Acquisitions may benefit from their services, and answer your questions!

Please note that there is a registration fee which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00. Cancellations with refunds are possible up to a week before the program.

Attendees must register through EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/technical-services-section-acquisitions-round-up-tickets-28362756769

 

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