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PLD/UCD Workshop: Registration Deadline is Thursday!

Registration is now open for the workshop "for every ACTION (SELECTION) there is an equal and opposite REACTION (DESELECTION)", sponsored by the Public Library Division and the University & College Division.  The workshop is scheduled for Thursday, February 5 at Hardesty Regional Library in Tulsa.  The workshop will focus on guidelines for both selecting new materials and weeding existing collections, specifically the CREW method of weeding.  Register today!  Deadline to register is January 29.  More information is available here.

Workshop: Open Access for All

Register now for the University & College Division's Spring Workshop, "Open Access for All".  The workshop will be held in Norman at Bizzell Memorial Library's Helmerich Collaborative Learning Center on Friday, February 13.  This is your opportunity to learn all about current trends regarding providing open access to information resources, whether created or brokered by the library.  Deadline to register is February 6.  More information is available here.

SRRT Workshop: True Colors

Register today for the OLA Social Responsibilities Roundtable's 2015 workshop: "True Colors - Understanding Yourself and Others", to be held in Guthrie on March 13, 2015. In this important workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn how to recognize diverse communication styles and how to solve conflicts using the Myers-Briggs True Colors personality model. Register Online. Deadline to register is March 6, 2015. Learn more . . .

Ethics Committee Workshop: Spring Into Action!

Registration is now open for the Ethics Committee's 2015 workshop: "Spring Into Action - Green Practices for Every Library", to be held in Oklahoma City on March 25, 2015. Co-sponsored with the Social Responsibilities Roundtable, this workshop focuses on sustainability processes and policies, including designing and operating a LEED certified facility, along with practical advice from an experienced panel who have implemented sustainability programs in their own libraries. Register Online. Deadline to register is March 18, 2015. Learn more . . .

OLA Awards

Now is the time to submit your nominations for 2015 OLA awards which will be presented at the Annual Conference in Midwest City.  All nominations must be submitted online no later than March 1, 2015Learn more . . .

Ruth Brown Memorial Award

The Oklahoma Library Association’s Social Responsibilities Roundtable is now taking applications for the 2015 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 27, 2015Learn more . . . 

OLA Scholarships

The OLA Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for Graduate Scholarships and the Dr. Connie Van Fleet Memorial Scholarship Deadline to apply is Friday, February 27.  All applications are done online.  Learn more . . . 

Sequoyah Voting Coming Soon

Voting for the 2015 Sequoyah Book Awards will be open from February 1st to March 15th.

Oklahoma Librarian

The November/December 2014 issue of the Oklahoma Librarian is now online.  Check out the Table of Contents or download the entire issue in PDF.

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 Shari Clifton, who makes committee assignments.  It's easy and quick!  Learn more . . .

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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