Last week to register for the NETSL annual conference!

Conference date and location: April 10, 2015, College of Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

Don’t miss your chance! This year’s conference features an array of session encompassing best practices and emerging trends, and including sessions on BIBFRAME Basics, Linked Data, Digitization, and Demand Driven Acquisitions.

Take this opportunity to network with others in the field, and learn about developing areas of the library landscape.

Register by 3/27/15 here: http://ams.nelib.org/event-1847736

 

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Extended Call for Lightning Talk Proposals for NETSL Annual Conference 2015

Due to a flurry of last minute questions, we are extended our deadline for Lightning Talk proposals to Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

Lightning Talks will be a breakout session this year, so the audience will be more intimate and engaged. Presentations will be limited to 7 minutes and should focus on some aspect of technical services. This is a wonderful opportunity for presenters!

Please send all proposals (a brief description of the topic) to Elise Daniel, NETSL Outreach Coordinator at elise.daniel@unh.edu by Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

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Registration for NETSL 2015 Annual Spring Conference ends in just 3 weeks!

3 weeks left to register for the NETSL 2015 Annual Spring Conference!!

April 10, 2015, at the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.

This year’s conference features vendors, our annual NETSL award, a keynote speaker, and an array of sessions geared to Technical Services librarians and staff, including best practices and emerging trends. Conference attendees can choose between such breakout sessions as BIBFRAME Basics, Digitization, and Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA) programs, among others. This is a great opportunity to network with others in the field and learn about areas that are developing as part of the library landscape.

 Register by 3/27/15 at: http://ams.nelib.org/event-1847736

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NETSL Award: 3RD CALL FOR NOMINATIONS to be presented at the NETSL 2015 Annual Conference

3rd call for nominations: The NETSL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LIBRARY TECHNICAL SERVICES

Don’t forget to submit your nominations — deadline is Friday, March 6, 2015

Eligibility for nomination is as follows:

  • Nominees may be NETSL/NELA members, but membership in the Association is not a requirement.
  • A nomination must be accompanied by a written statement that includes the rationale for nomination and, if a resume of the nominee is not appended, a narrative summary of the nominee’s career and achievements. Provision of a resume is strongly recommended.
  • Nominations may be made by NETSL members, or by non-members.
  • Nominations and statement(s) must be received by the NETSL Vice-President(s) no later than Friday, March 6, 2015.
  • Current members of the NETSL Executive Board are not eligible for consideration.

Evaluation criteria include having made contributions to library technical services in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Leadership in professional associations at local, state, regional or national level
  2. Contributions or innovations in technical services
  3. Significant contributions to professional literature
  4. Conduct of studies or research in technical services

Nomination letters and questions can be submitted to Christine Fernsebner Eslao, NETSL Vice President at: eslao (at) fas (dot) harvard (dot) edu or Tachtorn (Wheat) Meier, NETSL Vice President at: tachtorn (dot) meier (at) yale.edu

The Award will be presented at the 2015 Annual NETSL Spring Conference at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA on April 10, 2015.

For a full list of speakers and breakout sessions, please visit our website at https://netsl.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/netsl-2015-annual-spring-conference/

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2nd Call for Lightning Talk Proposals – NETSL Spring Conference

NETSL ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015 – LIGHTNING TALKS
2nd Call for Proposals

The NETSL Executive Board is seeking presenters for lightning talks (7-minute presentations) on technical services-related subjects.

This year we will be holding our lightning talks as a breakout session in the afternoon. If you have an idea for a 7 minute presentation, please submit a description of your talk proposal to the NETSL Outreach Coordinator at elise.daniel@unh.edu by Friday, March 6, 2015.

Conference date: Friday, April 10, 2015, at the College of Holy Cross, Worcester MA

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NETSL Award: 2nd Call for Nominations

NETSL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LIBRARY TECHNICAL SERVICES

Deadline for nominations is Friday, March 6, 2015

New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL) Executive Board annually presents the NETSL Award for Excellence in Library Technical Services to publicly recognize an individual who has made an especially significant contribution to the field of library technical services.

Contributions may have been made in New England by librarians from throughout the United States, or nationally by librarians residing in New England, through publications, service, or innovations in practice. The NETSL Executive Board members will select a recipient at their March meeting based on nominations received. The Board reserves the right to suspend the Award for a year if no suitable candidate is nominated.

Eligibility for nomination is as follows:

  • Nominees may be NETSL/NELA members, but membership in the Association is not a requirement.
  • A nomination must be accompanied by a written statement that includes the rationale for nomination and, if a resume of the nominee is not appended, a narrative summary of the nominee’s career and achievements. Provision of a resume is strongly recommended.
  • Nominations may be made by NETSL members, or by non-members.
  • Nominations and statement(s) must be received by the NETSL Vice-President(s) no later than Friday, March 6, 2015.
  • Current members of the NETSL Executive Board are not eligible for consideration.

Evaluation criteria include having made contributions to library technical services in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Leadership in professional associations at local, state, regional or national level
  2. Contributions or innovations in technical services
  3. Significant contributions to professional literature
  4. Conduct of studies or research in technical services

Nomination letters and questions can be submitted to Christine Fernsebner Eslao, NETSL Vice President at: eslao (at) fas (dot) harvard (dot) edu or Tachtorn (Wheat) Meier, NETSL Vice President at: tachtorn (dot) meier (at) yale.edu

The NETSL Award will be presented at the 2015 Annual NETSL Spring Conference at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA on April 10, 2015. For a full list of speakers and breakout sessions, please visit our website at https://netsl.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/netsl-2015-annual-spring-conference/

 

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NETSL 2015 Annual Spring Conference Call for Lightning Talks

NETSL ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015 – LIGHTNING TALKS
Call for Proposals
The NETSL Executive Board is seeking presenters for lightning talks (7-minute presentations) on technical services-related subjects.
Deadline to propose a talk: Friday, March 6, 2015
Submit a description of your talk proposal to Elise Daniel, NETSL Outreach Coordinator at elise.daniel@unh.edu

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