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9/19/201911:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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10/2/20192:00 - 3:00 pm

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.

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10/9/20191:00 - 2:00 pm

Come join us at MSU for a great conversation and panel discussion by members of the Web/UX Interest Group. Four panelists will share their recent and current user experience projects, including work in both physical spaces and online. Interactive activities will give you hands-on learning too. Lunch will be provided. Open to all MiALA members. There will be a raffle for members of the Web/UX Interest Group (If you're not already a member of the IG, please take this as an invitation to join!)

October 17, 2019
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Michigan State University Main Library
Digital Scholarship Flex Space - 2nd Floor
366 W. Circle Dr., East Lansing, MI 48824

Guest Parking (for a fee) available in lot 62W across the river from the Library.

For more information, go to the User Experience Lunch and Learn event page.

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10/17/201910:30 am - 1:30 pmDenise Leyton

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

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11/6/20192:00 - 3:00 pm

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11/13/20191:00 - 2:00 pm

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