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March 15, 2018 is the deadline to apply for the following Beta Phi Mu scholarships and fellowships. Beta Phi Mu is an International Library and Information Studies Honor Society. Membership is not required to apply. Learn more about Beta Phi Mu. ​Sarah Rebecca Reed –...

Are you an ‘early career librarian?”  Consider a Librarians-in-Residence pilot program at the Library of Congress!  It’s a paid position.  Read more.     ...

IMLS Accepting Applications for National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants Webinar on July 25 to help applicants submit by September 1 deadline Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the guidelines for the first round...

I Love My Librarian Award is open! The deadline is September 18. Get promotional materials and learn more!     ...

  By Jeri Stewart The author is a new Corrections Librarian at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) Huntingdon. We all know the triumvirate of libraries: academic, school and public. We’re all at least somewhat familiar with special libraries such as medical and legal...

Visit the scholarship page of Beta Phi Mu to learn about funding for beginning students and those with a concentration in school library media, doctoral dissertation fellowships, foreign research and more. Membership is not required.  If you are a Beta Phi Mu member, you are...

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PaLAunchPod! The Pennsylvania Library Association  is pleased to announce the start of PaLAunchPod, a series of podcasts featuring Pennsylvania Librarians doing what they do best…being awesome! Do you know of someone in a Pennsylvania library who is doing fantastic things...

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), has released a revised edition of its Competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Libraries. ...

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Have you watched the ILEAD USA Keynote speaker videos? Speakers include: Anne Craig:  Introduction to ILEAD USA (this link includes Lankes’ presentation) David Lankes:  Everything They Taught You in Library School is Wrong Eli Neiburger: Flatland Sina Bahram: Perspectives...