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Gale is supporting National Library Week in a big way by offering free access to the following resources from April 11th-April 17th.
Watch for Gale’s Full-Page ad in NEWSWEEK!Gale, in partnership with Newsweek, is running a full-page ad in the April 19th issue (available on newsstands April 12th) of Newsweek in celebration of National Library Week. The ad encourages readers to support their local library.
WOMAN'S DAY Seeks Library Stories for Annual Contest
From now thru May 9th, women ages 18 and up are asked to send WomansDay.com stories illustrating “Why is your library important to your community?” Up to 4 stories will be included in the March 2011 issue of Woman’s Day and online. Visit the Woman’s Day ALA Contest for all the contest information and rules.
Be one of the dozens of libraries participating in Snapshot of Indiana Libraries by registering by this Friday by noon (EDT). Registration is necessary for tracking purposes and to be included in a statewide media release to be sent on Friday afternoon. Libraries of all types are invited to participate in "Snapshot of Indiana Libraries." To register, email snapshot@library.IN.gov and include the name of your library, and the name and contact information of the person coordinating the effort at your library.
The purpose of Snapshot Day is to illustrate the invaluable services
provided Indiana libraries to their local communities.
Participation is simple and only requires collection of basic
information, positive comments, and fun photographs from events
in a typical library day. The event is being held in concurrence
with National Library Week - an annual celebration of the
contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians.
Indiana’s Librarians Leading In Diversity (I-LLID), an MLS Fellowship Project between the Indiana State Library and the Indiana University School of Library Science (IU SLIS), has selected its final four fellows. A total of 31 fellowships for ethnically/racially diverse students are funded by a $1 million grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The final four fellows are:
I-LLID fellows receive a full scholarship to IU SLIS and are linked with experienced library professionals as mentors and resources. Many fellows are already working or volunteering in various Indiana libraries, museums, or historical societies. The I-LLID project coordinators and supporters will continue to expose the Indiana library community to these fellows as potential employees, co-workers, and future library leaders.
The I-LLID website allows you to take a look at the groundbreaking program and track the progress of I-LLID fellows as they work toward their Master of Library Science degree at IU SLIS and eventually begin careers as leaders in Indiana's library community.
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