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Nominate yourself or a colleague for an IFLA Standing Committee by December 7, 2020

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The ALA International Relations Committee (IRC) is requesting nominations from Core for representatives to International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committees, for the term 2021-2025.   Core may nominate representatives to the following Section Standing Committees:   • Acquisition & Collection Development• Bibliography• Cataloguing • Information…Continue Reading

Summary, November 3-4 Core e-Forum, “Focus on Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, exploring a new professional home”

November 3-4, 2020, Core e-Forum, “Focus on “Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures,” exploring a new professional home” The November e-Forum, hosted by Anne Cooper Moore (LLAMA past president) and Jennifer Bowen (ALCTS past president), elicited a thoughtful discussion of our new organization, on the interconnections between the operational areas represented by…Continue Reading

New Core Jobs: October 20, 2020

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Browse new job openings on the Core Jobs Site

Library Aide 20 Hours, LTI, City of Loveland, Loveland, CO Library Director, Mount Pleasant Iowa Public Library, Mount Pleasant, IA Online Learning Librarian, Assistant or Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL Data Services Librarian, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN Metadata & Research Support Associate, Open Society Foundations, New York, NY Visit the Jobs Site for…Continue Reading

Summary, September Core e-Forum, “From Reactive to Proactive: Tech Today and Post COVID”

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On Day 1, the first question, “What successes or challenges have you experienced with pivoting library services during your COVID response?” garnered quite a bit of response.  Libraries commented about leveraging electronic forms built in Excel to decrease item tracing and handling.  Others commented on using tools such as QR…Continue Reading