VLC Registration Now Closed!

Conference registration is officially closed! We are bursting at the seams and are thrilled with the number of attendees! We will accept any registrations that are post marked today (May 14) so if you want to be part of this year’s fabulous conference, print out your registration form and head to the post office before 5!


Jane Napier
Conference Committee Chair

Registration for NYTSL Program Ends May 14

New York Technical Services Librarians
Spring Meeting & Program
Communities of Interest : A New Model for Institutional Repositories
Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Online registration is still open: http://www.nytsl.org
Registration deadline: Friday, May 14, 2010.

SPEAKER: Kate Wittenberg

As Project Director, Client and Partnership Development at Ithaka, Kate focuses on building partnerships among scholars, publishers, libraries, technology providers, and societies with an interest in promoting the development of digital scholarship and building and sustaining innovative initiatives. Before coming to Ithaka, Kate was the Director of EPIC (the Electronic Publishing Initiative at
Columbia) a pioneering initiative in digital publishing, and a model partnership for libraries, presses, and academic IT departments. Some of the ventures produced by EPIC include CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online), Gutenberg-E (a reinvention of the monograph as an electronic work), and Jazz Studies Online.

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The Future of Reading: Provocations, Predictions, Possibilities

The Rochester Institute of Technology School of Print Media and RIT
Cary Graphic Arts Press present:

The Future of Reading: Provocations, Predictions, Possibilities
June 9-12, 2010.

This three-day symposium at RIT June 9-12, 2010 will be organized
around a central question: How will reading change in the next decade? With a target audience of 300-500 participants, the conference will feature provocative and challenging presentations by experts in writing systems, content creation, vision and cognition, typography, visual media, and display technology.

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NELA Annual Conference 2010

The New England Library Association is accepting registrations for their annual conference!

Outside the Box: Results, Support, Sustainability
Boxborough, MA – October 17-19, 2010

Those who paid to attend NELA 2009 may take a 50% discount!

Those who attended a spring program for NETSL, NERTCL, or ITS: you may take a $5 discount!

For programs, mail-in registration, exhibitor & hotel information, visit the conference website at: http://www.nelib.org/conference/2010/

NHLA Annual Conference May 13-14

The New Hampshire Library Association welcomes librarians from libraries of all types and sizes in New Hampshire and surrounding areas to the 2010 Annual Spring Conference on May 13th and 14th in Bartlett, NH at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel and Conference Center.

Each day offers attendees a variety of programs, such as children’s literature, new techologies, information literacy, and legal resources. See the Program pages for a complete listing. Attendees are also invited to join various interest, group, and committee roundtables for networking and discussion with like minded librarians and information professionals.

NAHSL Conference: “Libraries in Balance” to be held October 24-26 in Newport RI


The North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries (NAHSL) is holding its 52nd annual conference at the Newport (RI) Marriott October 24th-26th, 2010. This year’s theme is Libraries in Balance: Preserving Our Roots, Growing Our Future. The list of speakers include Lee Rainie of the Pew Research Internet and American Life Project and Dr. John Halamka, Chief Information Officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School, and the 2010 Joseph Leiter Lecturer http://connections.mlanet.org/. This 2 ½ day conference will include breakout sessions, state meetings, exhibitors and CE classes in addition to the 4 plenary speakers. For more information view the conference website at www.nahsl.org/2010/. The website is under construction so “pardon our dust” and visit us often.

Thank you,
The NAHSL 2010 Conference Planning Committee

Call for Tech Posters for NELA Annual Conference

The Information Technology Section is sponsoring a Tech Topics poster
session at the NELA annual conference October 17-19. If you have a
great project and would like to be one of a dozen or so presenters,
please get back to me with your poster topic.

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