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Applications for LIBRAS Continuing Education funding are now being accepted. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2012. Click here to download the application. Program guidelines can be reviewed here.
LIBRAS is now in its 46th year of continued operation, and the Special Interest Groups are beginning the process of working on programming and events.
Save the date! Join fellow LIBRAS library staff for an after-work get together on Thursday, April 21, 2011. No formal agenda, just a chance to catch up with old friends and meet new ones.
Please join your colleagues for a networking lunch and round-table discussions with Dominican University GSLIS students following the program.
Did you know that as a LIBRAS member you are able to engage in one of several special interest listservs? These listservs bring people together who work at similar schools, in similar libraries and experience some of the same joys and challenges. The listservs can be a great opportunity to bring us all together and improve our libraries with our shared knowledge.
A fond farewell and best wishes to Ted Schwitzner, who's leaving North Central College after 13 years for Bloomington/Normal where he will be head of the Bibliographic Services Department at Illinois State University. LIBRAS is losing a valued member and friend, and ISU is gaining an extraordinary librarian. Ted received the Melvin R.
At the LIBRAS Annual Meeting on May 24, LIBRAS President Larry Wild announced that Ted Schwitzner of North Central College has been chosen as the 2006 recipient of the Melvin R. George Award. This is the first time the award has been given since 2003.
Come celebrate the 40th Anniversary of LIBRAS! The LIBRAS 40th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 at St. Xavier University. The event will take place in St. Xavier's Warde Academic Center, in the Butler Reception Room. The 40th Anniversary program will begin at 11:00, and will be followed by a luncheon at noon.