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Email: imdept(at)stkate.edu
Phone: 651-690-6802
Fax: 651-690-8724

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Friday, September 23, 2016

2016 ALA BRASS Student Travel Award

Applications for the 2016 ALA BRASS Student Travel Award are being accepted until January 29, 2017.
The BRASS SimplyMap Student Travel Award is a $1250 cash award given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited master's degree program to fund travel to and attendance at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, FL and a one-year membership in the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA.
Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in a career as a business librarian, and a potential to be a leader in the profession as demonstrated by activities that may include (but are not limited to) coursework,  internships, jobs, special projects, and publications.


Volunteer Opportunity in Charter School Library

Discovery Charter School in Inver Grove Heights, MN is looking for assistance setting up their library. The school is new this year (2016) and does not have a budget for books or a librarian for at least the next three years. Family and friends of the school have done an amazing job pulling in donated books.

Out of State Opportunities

Web Developer, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA
Data Librarian, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Thursday, September 22, 2016

PLG Meeting Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Progressive Librarians Guild student chapter will hold a meeting next week on Thursday, September 29, 2016, 5:15-5:45 PM in RM 005, CdC. Come learn about the PLG, its activities and how to get involved, and even become an Officer. They will set future meeting dates, discuss what they've done in the past i.e. donate books, panel, continue work with East Side Freedom Library) and explore ideas for what to do in the future.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Out of State Opportunities

Acquisitions Assistant (Library Services Specialist II), Cal State University, Los Angeles, CA
Engineering Librarian, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Youth Services Librarian, NOVA Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL

Info Session 2017 International Librarianship Class 09-26-16

Next Monday evening: Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 6 p.m. RM 020 CdC. The MLIS Program will have an Information Session for MLIS students about the Summer 2017 International Librarianship LIS 7600) course that would include travel to the 2017 IFLA Conference to be held in Wroclaw, Poland. Mary Wagner, MLIS Professor Emerita and the course instructor, will lead the session that will provide info on course requirements, costs, how to enroll, and more. http://2017.ifla.org/

Monday, September 19, 2016

MLIS Grad Assistantship with Sook Lim

Graduate Assistantship opportunities for the Fall 2016 semester open to students currently enrolled in the St. Catherine University MLIS program.  
Working under the direction of MLIS faculty mentor, Sook Lim, the graduate assistant will have the opportunity to expand upon knowledge gained in the classroom. The graduate assistant will work closely with her on a variety of projects. 

MLIS Grad Assistantship with David Lesniaski

Graduate Assistantship opportunities for the Fall 2016 semester open to students currently enrolled in the St. Catherine University MLIS program.  
Working under the direction of MLIS faculty mentor David Lesniaski, the graduate assistant will have the opportunity to expand upon knowledge gained in the classroom. The graduate assistant will work closely with him on a variety of projects.