Nominations deadline for the TBS, Inc Technical Services Award is May 15, 2019

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Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 TBS, Inc Technical Services Award. The deadline is May 15, 2019.

This annual citation is awarded to an individual who has made a substantial contribution in the area of library technical services.

https://www.ila.org/about/awards-and-scholarships/tbs-inc-technical-services-award

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Eligibility

The nominee should be a personal ILA member or be employed by an institution that is an ILA member. The nominee does not have to be a member of Resources and Technical Services Forum.

The forum manager and manager-elect shall appoint an awards subcommittee of three members. The subcommittee shall solicit, receive and evaluate all nominations. Those recommending nominees for this award should submit a letter of nomination addressing how the nominee meets the criteria, and, if possible, obtain and submit a vita or resume from the nominee.

Criteria

Individuals nominated should have demonstrated achievements in such areas as:

  • Planning and implementing a technical services program of noteworthy quality;
  • Leadership abilities within the area of technical services; and
  • Service to the profession through regional, state, and national organizations.

Nominees need not meet all of the above criteria.

Award Winners

The recipient will receive a certificate and a $500 financial award.

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LACONI Technical Services Section Weeding and Collection Maintenance

When:           Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time:            9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:          NIU Naperville Conference Center

Schedule:
9:15 am to 9:30 a.m.      Registration and Refreshments
9:30 a.m. to 3:00 pm.     Program (includes lunch break)

Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner from the Awful Library Books website http://awfullibrarybooks.net/ will present an entertaining program to help you make your collection count!  This session talks about the overall quality of a library collection. This includes the benefits and methods of taking a physical inventory, analyzing collection procedures and workflows, and the life cycle of a collection. Most importantly, learn how to measure a collection’s quality. Their approach to collection management will help all types and sizes of libraries to keep pace with the demands and expectations of their communities. Following this presentation, we will have a panel about weeding in different types of libraries, featuring Dawn Ritter from the Joliet Public Library, Paula R. Dempsey from the Richard J. Daley Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Rachelle Bell from the Naperville Public library. If you have questions for either our panelists or the Awful Library Books ladies, please send them ahead of the workshop to Joy Anhalt, janhalt@tplibrary.org.

All library staff are welcome to attend.

Please note that there is a registration fee, which includes lunch: Members $30.00; Non-members $40.00. Lunch will be provided. Please contact us with any special food requirements.   Cancellations with refunds are possible up to a week before the program.

Eventbrite Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-services-weeding-and-collection-maintenance-tickets-59589300201

LACONI website: http://laconi.net/tech/upcoming-programs/

 

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TBS, Inc Technical Services Award

Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 TBS, Inc Technical Services Award. The deadline is May 15, 2019.

This annual citation is awarded to an individual who has made a substantial contribution in the area of library technical services.

https://www.ila.org/about/awards-and-scholarships/tbs-inc-technical-services-award

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Eligibility

The nominee should be a personal ILA member or be employed by an institution that is an ILA member. The nominee does not have to be a member of Resources and Technical Services Forum.

The forum manager and manager-elect shall appoint an awards subcommittee of three members. The subcommittee shall solicit, receive and evaluate all nominations. Those recommending nominees for this award should submit a letter of nomination addressing how the nominee meets the criteria, and, if possible, obtain and submit a vita or resume from the nominee.

Criteria

Individuals nominated should have demonstrated achievements in such areas as:

  • Planning and implementing a technical services program of noteworthy quality;
  • Leadership abilities within the area of technical services; and
  • Service to the profession through regional, state, and national organizations.

Nominees need not meet all of the above criteria.

Award Winners

The recipient will receive a certificate and a $500 financial award.

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RTSF Scholarship

The ILA Resources and Technical Services Forum has established a scholarship to offset registration, travel, and lodging for one technical services staff member who would not otherwise be able to attend the ILA Annual Conference.

More details: https://www.ila.org/about/awards-and-scholarships/resources-and-technical-services-forum-r

Application deadline is May 15, 2019.

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Reminder: ILA program proposals due 3/15

Just a reminder that the deadline to submit a program proposal for the 2019 ILA Annual Conference is Friday, March 15, 2019.

https://www.ila.org/events/call-for-conference-program-proposals

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RTSF meeting notes

A planning meeting was held on February 8, 2019. We reviewed the committees and volunteers that were agreed upon at the annual conference. There was a good discussion of program ideas for the 2019 conference in Tinley Park and it is my hope that all four of program ideas are submitted and accepted.

My notes from the meeting are here.

As a reminder program proposals are due March 15, 2019. Information about and to submit a program proposal is on the ILA website. https://www.ila.org/events/call-for-conference-program-proposals

If you have any questions please feel to contact me (Joy) at 708-845-5713

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ILA program proposals due

The deadline to submit a program proposal for the 2019 ILA Annual Conference is Friday, March 15, 2019.

https://www.ila.org/events/call-for-conference-program-proposals

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