Conference Announcements

The 2016 Children’s Literature Association Conference (ChLA)-Hosted by The Ohio State University, sponsored by the Department of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and Human Ecology.

 When: Thursday June 9, 2016 8:00 AM – Saturday June 11, 2016 10 PM

Where: Columbus, OH, The Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square

Registration and hotel information is available at the ChLA web site:

Checkout the Children’s Association Newsletter:

IFLA World Library and Information Congress

82nd IFLA General Conference and Assembly  13–19 August 2016, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America
Deidra Herring, The Ohio State University, Curriculum Materials Center IG Co-Chair

Calling all PLs

KSL will host the 2nd National Personal Librarian and First Year Experience Conference, which has been slated for May 12-13, 2016. Registration will open in March. We’d love your involvement! Please head to and sign up for email announcements regarding this incredible event!
Rachel Trem, Case Western Reserve University

Northern Ohio DC User Group meeting
Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library
Monday, April 25, 2016

The Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library and the Kent State University Libraries are planning the first Northern Ohio Digital Commons User Group Meeting on Monday, April 25, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m at Michael Schwartz Library, Rhodes Tower, room 502.  The meeting is open to all libraries in northern Ohio who use Digital Commons as their Institutional Repository. The day’s agenda includes lightning round presentations, small group breakout sessions on select topics, a DC Bells & Whistles webinar, networking opportunities, and more. Bring your IR promotional materials to share with the group.

A schedule of events will be posted soon. Sign in and light breakfast begins at 9:30 a.m. Lunch begins at 11:30 at some nearby (walkable) restaurants. Use this time to network!

The meeting is free but please register and include your lightning round topic if presenting (5 minute limit) and your choice of restaurant for lunch ($ on your own). Reservations will be made for you if needed. Choice of restaurants include Cafe Ah Roma, Elements Bistro, Sung’s House (vegan options), Phuel Cafe (vegan options). Please register here.

Parking will be reserved for you for a fee of $8.  When you register to attend the DC+NOUG meeting, enter “yes” in the Parking Reservation field and then visit the CSU ShopNet account to pay by credit card (Enter your first and last name and click on the “DC+NOUG meeting at the Library” Radio Button).  Parking Instructions will be emailed to you once payment is verified.  There is metered parking around the campus, but there are no guarantees that a space will be available.

We look forward to meeting with you!

Elizabeth A. Richardson
Associate Professor
Document Delivery and Institutional Repository Manager
Kent State University Libraries

Marsha Miles
Digital Initiatives Librarian
Cleveland State University

Barbara Loomis
Project Coordinator
Cleveland State University

Elizabeth A. Richardson, Kent State University, Webmaster

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