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Power Up: A Leadership Conference for Youth Services Managers and Staff 2017

By |May 1st, 2017|Blog|

Kristy Nerhaugen, Duluth Public Library In March of 2017, I had the privilege of attending the Power Up: A Leadership Conference for Youth Services Managers and Staff. Thank you to the Arrowhead Library System for their support that enabled me to attend this amazing conference. As a new leader, this conference was very empowering and educational [...]

MACMH conference reflections

By |May 1st, 2017|Blog|

Leah Blackwell, Duluth Public Library Thank you to the Arrowhead Library System for granting my scholarship to attend the 2017 Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health Conference! This was an excellent experience for me, where I was able to learn about more about both the challenges and strategies in providing support to families who deal with [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |April 21st, 2017|Blog|

Essential Techniques for Life Science Research Library Journal May 3, 1:00pm Eastern Successful life sciences and biomedical innovation follows a cycle of discovery, protection and commercialization. Without these three phases, a brilliant idea will never be more than a brilliant idea. Nigel Robinson, Director, Content Management at Clarivate Analytics will share techniques for life science [...]

Public Libraries Spring Book Sales

By |April 19th, 2017|Blog|

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |April 14th, 2017|Blog|

Basics of Personal Digital File Management CISCO May 2, 1:00pm Central This webinar will discuss some of the most important topics surrounding the management of all of your digital "stuff" including photos, files, and email. Librarians will learn some best practices for file naming and organization--all of which can be shared with their users. How [...]

Library Publishing Forum & ACRL 2017

By |April 13th, 2017|Blog|

Jodi Carlson Grebinoski, UMD Kathryn A. Martin Library   Thank you very much for the scholarship to assist with the travel cost to Baltimore. I attended the Library Publishing Forum and ACRL 2017: At the Helm Leading Transformation in Baltimore, Maryland in March.  Both the Publishing Forum and the ACRL conference had many great sessions.   One [...]

Library Tech Conference

By |April 12th, 2017|Blog|

By Danielle Danke, Duluth Public Library Thank you to the Arrowhead Library System for providing a scholarship to support my attendance at the 2017 Library Technology Conference in St. Paul. LibTech is a forward thinking conference that focuses on ways libraries are using and can use technologies in their work to better serve their patrons. [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |April 7th, 2017|Blog|

Introduction to Critical Information Literacy: Promoting Social Justice through Librarianship ALA April 10, continuing for 5 weeks Fee $225.00 Librarians have a long history of fighting for social justice, and today the need to continue the fight seems as strong as ever. You may find that members of your community are eager to get involved [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |March 31st, 2017|Blog|

How to Hire a New Library Employee Workshop ALA May 4 & 11, 2:30 pm Eastern Fee $80.00 A two-part event running 90 minutes each session on Thursday, May 4, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific and Thursday, May 11, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific. Adding a new member to your library’s team is [...]

LibTech Conference 2017

By |March 30th, 2017|Blog|

Carmen Schempp, Duluth Public Library I found this conference worthwhile in a broad sense.  The Keynote speakers gave me an idea of how libraries can play a role in shaping future policy at a national level, in regards to technological advancements and the ethics involved.  Additionally, I found these two seminars especially impactful. FOLIO – [...]