News and Announcements

Newsletter Issue: 
Vol 37 no. 4 December 2017

News and Announcements
Yoko Kudo, column editor

2018 ARSC Conference: Call for Papers and Posters

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections invites proposals for papers, panels, and posters at its 52nd annual conference, to be held May 9-12, 2018, at the Radisson Baltimore Downtown-Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland. The deadline for presentation proposals is January 2, 2018. For more information about the conference and proposal submission guidelines, please visit here.

2018 NASIG Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

NASIG announces the beginning of the application cycle for its 2018 grants, awards, and scholarships to be awarded at the 33rd Annual Conference being held in Atlanta, GA. June 8-11, 2018. The application deadline is February 9, 2018. To learn more about the available grants, etc. and application procedures, please check this page of the NASIG website.

2018 Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research: Call for Submissions

The Library Research Round Table of the American Library Association announces the 2018 Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research. The deadline for submitting entries is January 31, 2018. More information is available here.

Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians (NOTSL) Scholarship

Applications for the 2018 Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians (NOTSL) Scholarships are now being accepted. Scholarship(s) will be awarded at the discretion of the NOTSL Scholarship Committee, not to exceed $2,000, dependent upon need and number of applicants. Applicants must either be currently working in an Ohio library in a professional, paraprofessional, or support position in a technical services area, or be students (residing or studying in Ohio) currently taking coursework in librarianship. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, December 31st, 2017, and recipients will receive notification no later than January 31st, 2018. Application form is available on the NOTSL web page.

Call for Proposals to Host Code4Lib 2019 Conference

The Code4Lib community is calling for proposals to host the fourteenth annual Code4Lib Conference in 2019. The deadline for proposals is midnight EST on Monday, January 22, 2018. The decision will be made via online popular vote. The results of the vote will be announced at the Code4Lib 2018 Conference in Washington, D.C., and then emailed out to the listserv following the conference announcement. For more information, please visit the conference hosting page and How to Plan a Code4LibCon on the wiki.