Vermont Cataloging Roundtable Fall Meeting

We’re pleased to announce the Vermont Cataloging Roundtable Fall Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8th from 9:30am-12:00pm at DOL Midstate Library!

This revival meeting will be somewhat informal, but we are looking for topics to discuss and issues to address. Please reply to the list with ideas, or feel free to email Amber Billey and/or Helen Linda  directly.

If you haven’t already, join our GoogleGroup:!forum/VTCAT

And visit our website:

Look forward to seeing everyone in November!

Got Perspective? Playing with Others in the Higher Education Sandbox

The Leadership Development Committee of ACRL/NEC is pleased to announce the opening of registration for our November Workshop:

“Got Perspective? Playing with others in the higher education sandbox”
Friday, November 16, 2012 at the College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Center, Worcester, MA, from 8:30AM-3:30PM

Facilitated by Dr. Leslie Hitch, Senior Faculty Fellow in the School of Education, College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University, our morning panel discussion will address the the challenges facing educational institutions today. Bringing together higher education experts representing diverse perspectives, they include:

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An Afternoon with Jane Austen!

You are Cordially Invited to JASNA-Vermont’s September Meeting
An Afternoon with Jane Austen!
Sunday, 23 September 2012, 1 – 5 p.m.
Champlain College, Hauke Conference Center, 375 Maple St Burlington VT

Free & Open to the Public

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New York Library Association Annual Conference – Nov 7-10, 2012

NYLA Annual Conference
November 7 – 10, 2012
Saratoga Springs, NY
Registration for the NYLA 2012 Conference and Trade Show is now open!
Why should you go?
  • Choose from 11 Continuing Education Courses
  • Over 70 programs to choose from over the 3 day Conference
  • 2 days of Trade Show featuring more than 100 vendors to help you enhance your library
  • As if that isn’t enough, we have 4 days worth of special events to keep you entertained…

Outreach Coordinator Meet & Greet

Hello Fellow Outreach Coordinators,

I am the Outreach Coordinator at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.  I’ve been thinking for quite a while that I’d love the opportunity to gather with other Outreach folks to find out how other libraries provide outreach and also to exchange ideas.  I am taking a page from the book of our children’s librarian, Jane Napier.  She coordinates a state-wide meeting of children’s librarians twice a year.  I am proposing to meet on Tuesday, October  9th, here at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier from 10 – 12:30.  We could continue the discussion over lunch at one of Montpelier’s fine eateries.

Please let me know if you can attend by September 28th.  My email is:  or phone – 223.4665

Looking forward to meeting and exchanging ideas!

All the best,
Rachael Grossman

Disaster Planning Workshop – New England Archivists

Disaster Planning
(co-sponsored with Harvard University Archives)

Friday, July 27, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cost: $85 for NEA Members and Harvard University Archives Staff; $110.00 for Nonmembers
Includes morning refreshments
Registration deadline: July 20, 2012
Register here

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FREE Koha Demo from ByWater Solutions!!

Hello everyone,

I’d like to invite you to join Nicole C. Engard, Koha Documentation Manager and VP of Education at ByWater Solutions for a free Koha 3.8 introductory demo webinar. If you’re considering and open source ILS or just curious about Koha please join me!

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Vermont Library Technology Unconference

Our purpose: bring people together, of all skill levels, that manage technology in Vermont’s public libraries, to discuss the best tools, how to manage them, and move our libraries forward. Hear what other libraries are doing and to share your ideas.

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