Tuesday, October 23, 2012

SAHLA Annual General Meeting

This is an invitation to attend the Southern Alberta Health Libraries Association (SAHLA) Annual General Meeting. If you have ever been interested in health librarianship, here is your opportunity to meet the local community. 

When: Tuesday, October 30
Time: 3 pm – 5 pm
 Place: Room 1459
Health Sciences Library, University of Calgary
Health Sciences Centre, Foothills Medical Centre
3330 Hospital Drive NW
 Please RSVP to sahla.members@gmail.com if you are planning to attend.
 For more information, please contact Helen Lee Robertson, SAHLA President, 2011-2012 at helen.lee.robertson@ucalgary.ca.

Friday, October 12, 2012

AAAL Fall Meeting/Workshop Call for Presentations

The Alberta Association of Academic Libraries (AAAL) workshop committee is once again looking forward to another great afternoon of workshop presentations! There is no theme for the Fall workshop, so please consider presenting for 45 minutes about something fun or engaging that may be happening at your library, or on a topic applicable to academic libraries in our province.

If you are interested in presenting at the upcoming Fall meeting, Thursday, November 22, at Kings University College in Edmonton, please let Lisa
) know by Friday, November 2. Please provide the title, names of presenters and a short abstract of your proposed presentation.

More Information: http://aaal.engineseven.com/

Netpub at Netspeed, Edmonton 2012

The Greater Edmonton Library Association invites NetSpeed attendees, as well as other members of the greater library community to a casual pub night at the Elephant & Castle in downtown Edmonton on Thursday, October 18th.

Drop by beginning at 6:00 pm to meet up with old friends, make new acquaintances, and debrief after the day's sessions.

Light appetizers will be provided. Elephant & Castle also has a full bar & food menu.

Sponsor: Greater Edmonton Library Association
Date:     Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time:      Beginning at 6:00 pm
Location:   Elephant & Castle, third floor of Edmonton City Centre Shopping Plaza
Directions:   Enter shopping plaza at 102 Avenue and 102 Street, then proceed to the third level. Look for tables with a GELA NetPub sign.

For more information, contact one of GELA's program councillors:

or visit GELA on the web:

Netspeed 2012 - October 18-19 in Edmonton

Netspeed is one of the leading library technology conferences in Canada, highlighting emerging technologies and their applications in today's libraries.

How do you leverage all these technologies to work for your library? Let Netspeed's keynote and session speakers, featuring library and technology leaders, help you keep your library vibrant and relevant to your 21st century community

When: October 18-19, 2012
Where: Crowne Plaza - Chateau Lacombe, Edmonton, Alberta

Further Info and Registration: http://www.thealbertalibrary.ab.ca/netspeed/index.html

Thursday, October 11, 2012

12th annual Augustana information literacy in academic libraries workshop

Theme: Creativity and Student Engagement in Information Literacy

When: Wednesday, November 14 (optional information literacy consultations with Randy and an evening workshop dinner) and Thursday, November 15, 2012 (presentation).

Where: Faith and Life Centre, Augustana Campus, University of Albera, Camrose, Alberta

Target Audience: Reference/instructional librarians, library administrators, teaching faculty, and graduate students in library and information studies.

Register at www.library.ualberta.ca/augustana/infolit/workshop