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Nov 19, 2021
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by Sara Ring
The 2021 Minitex Technical Services Symposium was held virtually Tuesday, November 9th. The Symposium theme was Good Trouble: Activism and Ethics in Technical Services and featured two keynote speakers and six breakouts sessions. Read on to view statistics and comments from the event.
Nov 4, 2021
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by Sara Ring
Registration will close at noon on Monday, November 8th for the Minitex Technical Services Symposium. This year’s theme is Good Trouble: Activism and Ethics in Technical Services. The program will feature keynote speaker Beth Shoemaker, Emory University, who will discuss how we navigate ethical principles and turn those into daily practice. The second keynote will be Kenda Zellner-Smith, founder of Save the Boards Minneapolis, which seeks to preserve the art created after the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. Six breakout sessions will follow the keynote presentations. Visit the website for the full program and to register for this event. The fee to attend is $25.00.  
Oct 29, 2021
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by Sara Ring
It's not too late to join us for the Minitex Technical Services Symposium, taking place on November 9th. Registration closes on Monday, November 8th. This year’s theme is Good Trouble: Activism and Ethics in Technical Services. The program will feature keynote speaker Beth Shoemaker, Rare Book Librarian at Emory University and co-chair of the Cataloging Ethics Steering Committee, which released the Cataloging Code of Ethics in January 2021. The second keynote will be Kenda Zellner-Smith, founder of Save the Boards Minneapolis, which seeks to preserve the art created after the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. There will be six additional breakout sessions to choose from on wide-ranging technical services topics, from the impact of empathy to specific how-tos and plenty in between.
Oct 22, 2021
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by Lizzy Baus
We are happy to announce the breakout sessions for the 2021 Minitex Technical Services Symposium, Good Trouble: Activism and Ethics in Technical Services. Along with two keynote presentations, we have a full program of six additional sessions on wide-ranging technical services topics, from the impact of empathy to specific how-tos, and plenty in between. Read on below to learn more about these sessions, and then go to the event page to register now!
Oct 8, 2021
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by Sara Ring
Registration is now open for the November 9th Minitex Technical Services Symposium! This year’s theme is Good Trouble: Activism and Ethics in Technical Services. Keynote speaker Beth Shoemaker will speak about her work as the co-chair of the Cataloging Ethics Steering Committee, which published the Cataloging Code of Ethics in January 2021. We will also hear from special guest Kenda Zellner-Smith about her project Save the Boards, which seeks to preserve the art that sprang up following the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent protests. We will also feature several breakout sessions led by colleagues from around the country.
Sep 23, 2021
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by Sara Ring
There's still time to submit a proposal to present at the 2021 Minitex Technical Services Symposium! We've extended the deadline to Friday, October 1st. Whether it is a work in progress, fully implemented project, or brand-new train of thought, please consider submitting your idea.
Aug 31, 2021
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by Sara Ring
Propose a session for the 2021 Minitex Technical Services Symposium! The 2021 theme is Good Trouble: Activism and Ethics in Technical Services and the conference will be held virtually on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The deadline to submit is Friday, September 24th.
Jul 23, 2021
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by Jolie Graybill
Lizzy Baus has accepted a position as Metadata Librarian at Macalester College. We wish her all the best in her new endeavor and look forward to collaborating with her in the future.
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