Registration is Now Open!
Join us for the 2017 SEFLIN Annual Regional Conference - Libraries: The New Town Hall. The Conference will be held at the Kovens Conference Center in Miami, FL on Thursday, July 27, 2017.
The keynote, Diamonds in the Rough: Polishing our Practices for Prepared and Newly Passionate Library Users will be delivered by Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, MSLS. Ms. Kendrick is a graduate of the historic Clark Atlanta University School of Library and Information Studies. Currently, she is Assistant Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.
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Save the Date!
The 2017 SEFLIN Virtual Conference will be held September 15th
SEFLIN's series of popular Virtual Conferences will continue on September 15th. This year's theme is Digital Utopia: Libraries Building Communities of Learning, and the keynote speaker is Michael Peter Edson, the Co-Founder of the Museum for the United Nations.
Registration will open later this summer.
ACRL Live Webcast, Tuesday, July 20th @ 2:00 PM, Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center, Nova Southeastern University, RM 4009
Fighting Fake News with the ACRL Framework
(July 20, 2017)
Explore strategies and techniques for teaching people the literacy skills they need to combat fake news. Examine factors, both historic and new, that contribute to the proliferation of fake news. Explore connections between information and news literacy skills. Discover ways to apply more traditional research and information literacy skills, such as source evaluation skills, to addressing fake news, and will gain ideas for new, interactive ways to help students handle fake news and misinformation.
Register for this free event!
Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute
Call for Mentors - Year 14
If you have experience as a leader, consider sharing your wisdom by volunteering to be a mentor in the 2017-2018 Leadership Institute. This is a 10-month commitment from October 2017 until July 2018. Your contribution will help shape the future of libraries and the library profession in Florida. As a mentor, you are required to attend the October 2017 session of the Institute, meet with your mentee monthly (face-to-face or virtually), and celebrate with your mentee and fellow graduates at the July 2018 Institute Graduation ceremony in Tallahassee.
Contact Jenny by email at email@example.com or by telephone at 904.278.5620 for more information.