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Registration for ARSL’s annual conference to be held this September in Vermont will open in April.  If you are interested in attending this event, be sure to pay close attention to the ARSL website. You can also join the association as a member and receive updates via their listserv.  This conference sells out pretty quickly so we want you to be ready for the upcoming registration window.
Expect to join over 700 colleagues from across the country at this fall’s event created specifically for staff working in small and rural public libraries.
Registration will open to members only on or around April 10th for members only and to non-members on or around April 17th. With pricing including 5 meals and all keynote events as low as $275 (early bird member rate) we expect seats to go fast.  Be sure to follow ARSL on Facebook and Twitter and check out the Conference News page for the latest conference news.
Membership information for ARSL can be found here

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The Michigan Innovative Users Group (MIUG) 2019 conference is just around the corner. The date will be Friday, September 13, 2019. The conference will be held at the Lansing Community College West Campus.

MIUG represents an opportunity for you and your colleagues to stay informed about Innovative, Sierra, and Polaris updates and news.

The cost to register is $45 until August 31st then it will cost you $55. Morning snacks and Lunch will be included.

For more information, check out the MIUG website.

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The Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association invites you to save the date for the 2019 MHSLA Annual Conference.

October 2-4, 2019
Radisson at the Capitol
Lansing, MI

Visit the conference website for more information about speakers, continuing education opportunities, and hotel and travel information. 

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Are you making travel plans for next year? Milwaukee is a great place to be in the fall!

Join the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association in Milwaukee for their 2019 Annual Meeting where you will have the opportunity to discover, connect, and collaborate with your colleagues.

The conference will be held on October 4-7, 2019. Mark your calendars!

The keynote speaker is MK Czerwiec, RN, MA, aka the Comic Nurse. The social event will be dinner and exploration at the Harley Davidson Museum, a Milwaukee icon.

For more information, visit

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Join open education advocates and supporters for a day of networking, sharing, and learning about the uses of open educational resources (OER) at their institutions. This year's keynote speaker is Jess Mitchell, who will be speaking about Inclusive Design in Education: Breaking Down Barriers to Access.

2019 MI OER Summit
October 18, 2019
9:00am - 4:00 pm
Delta College, University Center, MI

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10/18/20199:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration is underway for the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) annual conference Academic Libraries Speak Up! Advocate. Collaborate. Educate.
The conference will be held on Friday, October 18th at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, OH, with a preconference workshop and training on Thursday, October 17th.

Thursday events include:
  • An afternoon workshop on intergroup dialogue in academic libraries with facilitators Ione Damasco, Mérida Allen, and Chanel P. Wright from the University of Dayton.
  • A FREE evening active allyship training with facilitators Petey Peterson and Dr. Nicole Carter from Wright State University.
Friday events include:
  • A keynote address by Char Booth with a theme of justice-based advocacy in leadership.
  • 28 breakout sessions from your colleagues in Ohio and surrounding states (program available soon).
  • Nearly 30 posters and roundtable discussions.
Registration is required for all events.

$85 ALAO/MiALA Members    
$115 Non ALAO Members

Ally Training
FREE (Registration required)

Conference Early Bird (until August 23):  
$135 ALAO/MiALA Members
$165 Non ALAO Members
$100 ALAO Student Members/Retirees

Regular Rates (After August 23):
$165 ALAO/MiALA Members
$195 Non ALAO Members
$100 ALAO Student Members/Retirees

For registration and more information, please visit:

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