Sunday, November 30, 2008

GELA Annual Christmas Brunch Reminder

GELA (Greater Edmonton Library Association) cordially invites you to
our Annual Christmas Brunch! Don't miss this great opportunity to socialize with
colleagues and friends.

This year's guest speaker is English Professor and writer Ted Bishop,
whose book Riding with Rilke was a finalist for the Governor General's
Literary Award for Non-Fiction. Riding with Rilke is also this year's
choice for Edmonton Reads.

Saturday, December 6, 2008 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Giverny Ballroom, Union Bank Inn
10053 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB

GELA Members: $30 Non GELA members: $35
Payment accepted at the door

RSVP to Liz Fulton Lyne by December 1 at publicity <lfultonlyne@gmail.com> @
gela.ca

Friday, November 21, 2008

NAHLA Holiday Luncheon

Join NAHLA as we celebrate the holiday season with High Tea and a re-gift exchange!

When: Friday, December 5th from 12h00 - 14h00

Where: Arbour Restaurant, Rutherford House, 11153 Saskatchewan Drive, University of Alberta Campus

Details: For more details, including menu, cost and information about the re-gift exchange, please see the attached flyer

RSVP: by December 1st to Jessica Knoch, at knochj@macewan.ca or 780-497-4591
(Please indicate if you would like the vegetarian menu option)

We are looking forward to joining our friends and colleagues at the High Tea Holiday
celebrations!

CASLIS Calgary, CLLG, SLA Holiday Social

Please Come and Celebrate the Holiday Season with CLLG, SLA and CASLIS!

When: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Time: 5:00 – 7:30 pm

Place: Redwater Rustic Grille

Address: Bow Valley Square, #181, 250 6 Avenue SW

Cost: $15.00 members, $20.00 non-members (Payment in cash at the door please!!!)

Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 26 to Jacquelyn DeGreeve at jdegreeve@bdplaw.com

Monday, November 17, 2008

GELA Annual Christmas Brunch!

GELA (Greater Edmonton Library Association) cordially invites you to our Annual Christmas Brunch!

This year's guest speaker is English Professor and writer Ted Bishop, whose book Riding with Rilke was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction. Riding with Rilke is also this year's choice for Edmonton Reads.

When: Saturday, December 6, 2008 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Giverny Ballroom, Union Bank Inn 10053 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB

GELA Members: $30 Non GELA members: $35
Payment accepted at the door
RSVP to Liz Fulton Lyne by December 1 at publicity @gela.ca

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Wired Writers Web Conference - "The Life and Times of a Non-Fiction Writer" with Myrna Kostash

The Library Association of Alberta is very excited to announce the third in a series of Wired Writers: A Virtual Author Tour program being presented in the Fall of 2008 through the Education Institute.

On Monday, November 24, the third and final presentation will feature Myrna Kostash presenting “The Life and Times of a Non-Fiction Writers,” hosted by the Edmonton Public Library. Born, raised and currently living in Edmonton, Alberta, Myrna Kostash is recognized as one of Western Canada’s premier writers of non-fiction. Myrna will share her breadth of experience as a writer and will bring to life the words she has set to paper in All of Baba’s Children, No Kidding, Bloodlines and A Traveler’s Companion to the North Saskatchewan River.


Register today! This offer is available to the first 30 LAA members who register. Use the special discount code: AB2008wired (case sensitive)

You will need a computer and the ability to get on the Internet... and a telephone. That is it. No special hardware; no special software.

See full description at www.educationinstitute.ca - click the dates on the calendar.

Friday, November 7, 2008

Research Colloquium: “A Regulation Theory Perspective on Cataloging and Catalogs"

The School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta invites you to attend the following Research Colloquium:


Dr. Gloria Leckie, LIS Programs Coordinator, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario.

“A Regulation Theory Perspective on Cataloging and Catalogs"

The talk provides an overview of regulation theory and examines how this theory can be used to enhance our understanding of certain long-standing issues in cataloging and difficulties with the use of OPACs by the public.


When: Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Where: 3-01 Rutherford South, University of Alberta
Time: 12:00pm­1:00pm

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

NAHLA Leading Edge Workshop 2008 - Alternatives in Health Librarianship

Please join the Northern Alberta Health Libraries Association (NAHLA) for it's third Leading Edge workshop of 2008. This time, the focus is on Alternatives in Health Librarianship.

This presentation will focus on the work of librarians working in alternative health library positions.

Speakers:
Dagmara Chojecki: Knowledge Utilization Studies Program, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta
Liza Chan: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Stuart Drozd: Centre for Health Evidence
Connie Winther and Soleil Surette: Complimentary and Alternative Research Education


Wednesday, November 12, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Alumni Lounge, Corbett Hall, University of Alberta (8205 - 114 St.)

The workshop is free to NAHLA members and $5.00 for non-members.

To register: contact Jessica Knoch at knochj@macewan.ca