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Workshop: Information Literacy in the Digital Age

Registration is now open for the Ethics Committee's 2017 workshop: Information Literacy in the Digital Age. The workshop will be held November 2 at the Metropolitan Library System's Northwest Library. At this important workshop you will learn how to properly evaluate resources and spot “fake news,” examine the history of journalism and libraries, and see how big data affects you as an individual online. For more information, download the flyer (PDF). Register NOW!

OLA 2018 - Call for Session Proposals

OLA 2018 LogoOLA 2018, the 111th Annual Conference of the Oklahoma Library Association, will be held April 23-25, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Do you have an idea for a session at the Conference? Do you dare to imagine helping your colleagues utilize new technologies and learn practical skills that will help them in their own libraries? If so, submit a session proposal to the Program Planning Committee by November 15, 2017. Learn more . . .

Ruth Brown Memorial Award

The Oklahoma Library Association’s Social Responsibilities Roundtable is now taking applications for the 2018 Ruth Brown Memorial Award. The award is presented to recognize and support social issue oriented programs implemented by or with libraries. Application deadline is March 1, 2018. Learn more . . .

OLA Selects Amigos Library Services for Association Management Services

Amigos Library Services and the Oklahoma Library Association (OLA) are pleased to announce that the OLA’s Executive Board has approved their Transition Committee’s recommendation to hire Amigos Library Services (Amigos) for professional association management services in the wake of Executive Director Kay Boies’ retirement. Amigos will assist OLA in membership management and administrative, event support, and communications services. Moreover, Amigos will support OLA leadership in executing workshops and the annual conference of the Association. The 111th Annual Conference of OLA will convene at the Hyatt Regency in Tulsa, OK on April 23-25, 2018, and OLA is excited that Amigos will provide extensive support to the planning committees for this major event. Learn more . . .

September Oklahoma Librarian

The September issue of the Oklahoma Librarian is online.  Check it out!

OLA Career Center

The OLA Career Center is now available. Using the Career Center, you may:

  • Search for current available openings in libraries
  • Post an opening if you have an available library position
  • Create a Resumé/CV from your member profile to be searchable by potential employers
  • Search Resumés/CVs posted by OLA members to find potential candidates
  • Subscribe to be notified by email when jobs are added to the OLA Career Center
Whether you're looking for a job or looking for an employee, the OLA Career Center is the place to start!

Join an OLA Committee

Interested in getting more involved in your library association?  To join an OLA Committee just fill out the Committee Preference Form.  Your committee request goes straight to President Linda Pye, who makes committee assignments.  It's easy and quick!  Learn more . . .

Social Media

The OLA Marketing Committee wants to help you promote what's happening in your library or OLA Committee! Use this form to send us the details of library news or upcoming events and we'll post about it on social media. Posts with images, videos, or links always get more attention, so send those as well!

Oklahoma Digital Collections

Michele Seikel and Tabitha Manners of the University & College Division have prepared a list of Digital Collections available from Oklahoma libraries.  They provide a brief description and the URL.

 


 
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