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Library-Social Work Collaboration survey

“Help us help you!”

“Please complete this survey for our forthcoming book on library-social work collaboration by Saturday, April 22, 2017:

https://tinyurl.com/survey-wpl 

Completing this survey will:

  • Tell us what librarians and social workers already know (or don’t know) about library-social work collaboration, so we can shape the content of the book to your needs.
  • Give you a frame for self-assessment: your answers can point you to where you can learn more.
  • Provide the opportunity for you to connect with us and share your library’s story in a case study (optional).

Please see this letter for more information on the survey. The book on Whole Person Librarianship will be published by Libraries Unlimited, likely in 2019.

Please email us if you have any questions. Thanks for your help!”

Sara Zettervall, MLIS
Founder, Whole Person Librarianship
Librarian, Hennepin County Library
sara@wholepersonlibrarianship.com

Mary Nienow, MSW, PhD Candidate
Adjunct Instructor
Assistant Professor (August 1, 2017)
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
nienowmc@uwec.edu

Makerspaces in Libraries Survey

“Hi Everyone,

I am revising the book Makerspaces: A Practical Guide for Librarians and I’m conducting a survey of the field.

If you would please take a moment to answer this brief 15-question survey about libraries with makerspaces  it would be very helpful.  Thank you!”

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/makerspacesinlibraries

Thanks!
Best,
Ellyssa
________________________
Ellyssa Kroski
Writer/Librarian/Instructor/Speaker
ellyssakroski@yahoo.com
https://www.amazon.com/author/ellyssa
http://www.ellyssakroski.com

Survey for Librarians at ARL Libraries

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“Please consider contributing to what we feel is an important and timely research project by taking a survey on human-based research and user data collection in ARL academic libraries.

The survey is open to all professional-level library employees regardless of appointment status, job type or educational credential – a diverse data pool is key to our query! ”

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 2017 LIBRARY RESEARCH ROUND TABLE FORUMS

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2017 LIBRARY RESEARCH ROUND TABLE FORUMS

ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, June 22-27

The Library Research Round Table (LRRT) is accepting paper submissions for two Research Forums at the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago. The LRRT Research Forums will feature 20-minute presentations of library and information science (LIS) research followed by discussion. Proposals are due midnight Eastern on Monday, May 1, 2017. (See submission information below.) Notification of acceptance will be made on Friday, May 5, 2017.

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