OLA Legislative Day
The Oklahoma Library Association's annual Legislative Day is Tuesday, April 7. Registration is now open for this important event. In addition to spending the morning visiting with our legislators at the State Capitol, the Legislative Committee is also sponsoring an advocacy workshop at the Ralph Ellison Library in the afternoon. Learn more . . .
Conference Registration Now OPEN!!
Register now for OLA 2015, the 108th Annual Conference of the Oklahoma Library Association. The conference will be held at the Reed Center in Midwest City on April 29 - May 1, 2015. Register online for the conference, pre-conferences, Banquet, and more. IMPORTANT: If you're an OLA member, be sure to log in to your OLA account in order to receive the discount price available ONLY to OLA members! For more information, please visit the conference website.
Valentine's Day Fundraiser
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 . . .
Voting for the 2015 Sequoyah Book Awards is open until March 15th.
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, 2015. Learn more . . .
Ruth Brown Memorial Award
The Oklahoma Library Associationâ€™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, 2015. Learn more . . .
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 . . .
The January/February 2015 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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libraries, library services and librarianship in Oklahoma.