The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is seeking ASIS&T student members to volunteer at our 2019 Annual Meeting, 19-23 October in Melbourne, Australia. We invite you to complete this application if you wish to volunteer at the meeting.
Help ASIS&T welcome more than 400 information scientists, students and like-minded professionals to the meeting, and enjoy unparalleled opportunities to network with practitioners, researchers, educators, and industry representatives. Attend large and small sessions covering a myriad of important topics to all areas of information science. We hope this will enhance your experience at the 2019 Annual Meeting.
If your application is approved, in exchange for volunteering, a complimentary registration (valued up to $485) (travel and lodging are not included) will be provided. Since your registration fee will be waived, you must be able to attend the entire meeting. Your institution also must sign your application to ensure they approve your attendance at the meeting.
ASIS&T student membership in good standing for 2019 is a prerequisite to volunteer. To apply to volunteer, please complete the application here no later than 19 July 2019.
How to Participate:
If you would like to be considered for the 2019 ASIS&T Annual Meeting Student Volunteer Program, please complete the application.
Applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis, so be sure to let us know of your interest by Friday, 19 July 2019.
Looking forward to seeing you in Melbourne, Australia! Learn More
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Calling educators, students, technologists, designers, polemicists, and curious others!
Ethical EdTech is a wiki collection of “tools that value user freedom, privacy, and control, so that these norms might become more easily within reach.” The edit-a-thon is an opportunity to help counter corporate-surveillance marketers by guiding others to useful, ethical, educational tools relevant to their needs and aligned with UCLA GSEIS values.
Save the Date / Call for Proposals
6th Annual LILi Conference
Friday, August 2, 2019, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Registration & Refreshments, 9:30am – 10:00am
CSU Northridge Oviatt Library
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330
Creating Connections: Extending Our Instructional Reach Through Collaborations and Community Partnerships
Proposal Deadline: Friday, March 22nd
How has your library developed successful instruction-related collaborations with other libraries, departments, organizations or community members? Do you have an idea percolating that you would like to “workshop” with LILi conference participants for feedback…or perhaps gain a new instruction focused partnership? Collaborations start with relationships and interactions between people. By working beyond traditional boundaries libraries can deliver better instruction, outcomes and value for their patrons and communities. This has become especially important for today’s libraries regardless of type, size or location, allowing them to surpass what each could accomplish on their own.
Lifelong learning and information literacy (IL) development occurs in countless contexts and communities, within and outside the library. LILi invites you to share your library or program’s innovative instruction-related collaborations and relationships by submitting proposals with practical application with potential for adoption across library types. Possible topics include, but are not limited to the following, all as related to making connections in order to foster information literacy and empowerment:
- Instructional outreach initiatives
- Instruction-related programming for various populations, including children, teens, seniors, immigrants, English language learners, and other marginalized groups
- Workshops, one-shots, credit courses, and training sessions supporting students/users/patrons in online and face-to-face settings
- Embedded librarianship collaborations
- Teaching through community archiving
- Teaching partnerships between libraries and advocacy organizations
- Academic, school or public library instructional partnerships
- News and media literacy
- Digital citizenship
- Service learning initiatives
- Guiding people through new methods of information discovery
- Teaching with transformative technologies
- Creating lifelong learning opportunities
- Unlearning, re-learning, decolonizing, or other relevant info-pedagogy
- Building networks and engagement to promote information services and instruction
- Local, international, and digital partnerships and best practices
LILi invites you to submit proposals for engaging and interactive presentations with practical applications by March 22, 2019. Notification of acceptance by May 15, 2019.
The conference will include a diversity of sessions including 10-20 minute presentations, brief lightning talks and poster sessions. Please note your preferred presentation formats when prompted on the registration form.
Submit proposals here: https://bit.ly/2HUhXzc
LILi Conference Code of Conduct: http://lili.libguides.com/lili/2019_conf/code_of_conduct
The 2019 LAUC-LA Librarian of the Year Award recognizes excellence in librarianship that furthers the teaching and research mission of UCLA and responds to the intellectual, informational, and cultural needs of the university community. Please consider nominating a librarian with whom you’ve worked on a course, research project, or other initiative. The nomination deadline is Friday, March 15. Details and the nomination form are available online.
Now accepting applications from UCLA Graduate Students for 2018-2019 CSW Awards and Grants
GRADUATE STUDENTS ·
Travel Grants For UCLA graduate students to support their travel expenses related to academic or professional conference presentations and field research on women, gender, and sexuality
Maximum Award of $400 (multiple awards given each cycle)
Spring Quarter 2019 Deadline (for travel between January 1-June 30, 2019): April 1, 2019 ·
Constance Coiner Graduate Fellowship For UCLA doctoral students engaged in research focusing on feminist and working-class issues and demonstrates excellence in teaching and a commitment to teaching as activism
Deadline: April 1, 2019 ·
Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D., Graduate Award
Recognizes UCLA graduate students for an outstanding research report, master’s thesis, dissertation, or published article related to women and health or women in health-related endeavorso
Deadline: April 1, 2019 ·
Jean Stone Dissertation Research Fellowship For UCLA doctoral students engaged in research on women and/or gender
Deadline: April 1, 2019 ·
Paula Stone Legal Research Fellowship
For UCLA J.D., LL.M., S.J.D., or PhD students engaged in research focusing on women and the law with preference given to research on women in the criminal/legal justice system
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Penny Kanner Dissertation Research Fellowship
For UCLA doctoral students engaged in research on women and/or gender using historical materials and methods
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Where to Apply?https://csw.ucla.edu/funding/graduate-students/
Questions?Please contact Kristina Magpayo Nyden, Management Services Officer
The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Eleventh Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in honor of Morris L. Cohen, late Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School. The competition is designed to encourage scholarship and to acquaint students with the AALL and law librarianship, and is open to students currently enrolled in accredited graduate programs in library science, law, history, and related fields. Essays may be on any topic related to legal history, rare law books, or legal archives. The winner will receive a $500.00 prize from Cengage Learning and present his or paper in a national webinar. Winning and runner-up entries will be invited to submit their entries to Unbound, the official journal of LH&RB. Past winning essays have gone on to be accepted by journals such as N.Y.U. Law Review, American Journal of Legal History, University of South Florida Law Review, William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, the Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities, and French Historical Review.The entry form and instructions are available at the LH&RB website: https://www.aallnet.org/lhrbsis/awards-grants/ Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., April 15, 2019 (EDT). Contact Info:
Professor Emeritus of Law
University of Wyoming
College of Law
- Attend an Engineering Division Board meeting shortly following the annual conference to give a report about your conference experience.
- Submit an article to the Engineering Division newsletter, SciTech News, within six months of attending the conference covering your conference experience or what you took away from the conference.
The 2019 LAUC-LA Librarian of the Year Award recognizes excellence in librarianship that furthers the teaching and research mission of UCLA and responds to the intellectual, informational, and cultural needs of the university community. Please consider nominating a librarian who you’ve worked with on a course, research project, or other project. The nomination deadline is Friday, March 15. Details and the nomination form are available online.
Join README during our weekly Lab Hours!
For the 2019 winter quarter through March 12th, members of README will be posted up in the IS Lab (Zone A) on Tuesdays from 11am-12pm. Each week, we will circulate a topic and relevant short news article through our website, IS-Net, and our listserv to better frame the conversation. If you have a topic or article suggestion, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or @ us on Twitter at @uclareadme
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Topic for January 22: Menstrual Surveillance! This week we will be talking about the rise of “femtech” and, specifically, the proliferation of period apps that profit off of menstrual surveillance.
To help prep for the discussion, we’re reading “Period tracking apps are not for women” by Kaitlyn Tiffany (2018) and “Your menstrual app is probably selling data about your body” by Sarah Burke (2018). Though the first article is not as trans-inclusive as we would like, it will be a great springboard for our broader conversation about gender, technology, and intimate surveillance! Join us!
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