[AL-Directors] FW: ACRL Oregon & Washington Fall Conference Registration Open!

Arlene Weible arlene.weible at state.or.us
Wed Aug 20 14:36:08 PDT 2014

I am pleased to invite you to this year's ACRL Oregon and Washington Fall Conference. Details about the conference (including content, registration and scholarship info) are below:

Professional Identify and Technology: Looking Forward
2014 ACRL Oregon & Washington Fall Joint Conference
Thursday, October 23, 2014 @12pm - Friday, October 24, 2014 @12pm
Menucha Retreat & Conference Center, Corbett, Oregon

Join library colleagues from across Oregon and Washington for two days of insightful and thought-provoking conversation about issues related to the intersections of librarianship and technology, and the implications for our work, identities, users and institutions. Topics will include gender/identity and technology, how libraries of all sizes can realistically take advantage of new and emerging technologies, and future directions for the use of technology in libraries. Keynote speakers are Deborah Hicks and Chris Bourg.

  *   Deborah Hicks, a 2014 PhD candidate in Educational Policy Studies at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, examines the discourses that information professionals working in various library settings use to describe their professional identity.
  *   Chris Bourg, Assistant University Librarian (AUL) for Public Services for the Stanford University Libraries, is a sociologist by training and often speaks on on issues of gender and status.

Registration: Full details and registration for this single-track conference are available on the conference webpage: http://acrloregon.org/2014acrlorwaconference/.

Scholarships Available:


ACRL-OR awards two scholarships to the Joint Fall Conference annually for attendance to the conference. The scholarship covers the registration fee for the conference, including room and board at Menucha, plus up to a $50 remittance to assist in covering travel expenses. Priority will be given to first-time attendees. Apply now!<https://ola.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_146702>

ACRL-OR will award up to five scholarships to the 2014 Joint Fall Conference for library support staff or paraprofessionals. The scholarship covers the registration fee for the conference, including room and board at Menucha, plus up to a $50 remittance to assist in covering travel expenses. Please promote this to people you think would be interested. Apply now!<https://ola.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_174514>

Deadline for both scholarships: September 10, 2014


A call for proposals for posters and short talks will be coming soon!

We look forward to seeing you at Menucha!


Hannah Gascho Rempel
ACRL-OR, 2014-2015 President
Associate Professor & Science Librarian
Oregon State University Libraries
Corvallis, OR 97331
hannah.rempel at oregonstate.edu<mailto:hannah.rempel at oregonstate.edu>

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