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Calling All Future Library Leaders: Apply Today for 2014 InLLA
The Indiana State Library is calling on all future library leaders to apply for the 2014 Indiana Librarian Leadership Academy (InLLA). This is a great opportunity to learn from field experts, network with the next generation of library leaders, and understand the major landscape changes within the library industry
The State Library's Professional Development Committee established the Academy to prepare emerging library leaders for 21st-Century challenges. Future and current library leaders of all backgrounds, with all kinds of experience, and in all types of libraries are encouraged to apply for the 3rd-annual program.
Members of the Indiana State Library Professional Development Committee will review all applications as part of a competitive selection process. Only applications completed by the deadline, including all letters of reference, and meet requirements will be considered.
The deadline to submit the online application is April 1, 2014. Please contact Emily Schaber, Certification Program Consultant, at 317-234-6217 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Visit www.in.gov/library/illa.htm for members and projects of previous cohorts.
National Events Headline 2014 Spring Conference Lineup
The 2014 spring lineup of conferences offers more options for library professionals as ever thanks to a handful of national conferences debuting in Indianapolis. In addition to the traditional statewide spring conferences, Indiana is welcoming the following national events:
Fortunately, Indiana library professionals also have several more local offerings to satisfy your spring conference fix. Consider one or more of these events held annually around the state:
LSTA Grant Applications Accepted Until March 14
The application process is now open for the 2014 LSTA grant program. Technology Grant, Digitization Grant and ongoing grant opportunities are available for Indiana libraries, and historical and cultural organizations. Visit the LSTA homepage for more information.
INSPIRE Webinars from Gale
Rock Star Librarian Training
Reboot 2014: ILF Library & Information Technology Division Conference
LSTA Grant Applications Due
Indiana Library Leadership Academy Application Due
Personal Digital Archiving Conference
ILF District Conferences
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