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Minitex News articles tagged with "Minnesota Library Association" (19):


Minnesota Library Association launches Advocacy website

Feb 16, 2024

MLA's new site offers visitors important information related to Minnesota library advocacy, including legislative priorities, a calendar, and the agenda and details regarding MLA's Legislative Day at the Capitol.
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Register today: Parliamentary Procedure for Libraries

Nov 8, 2023

Minitex and MLA are partnering to present this four-part series to give library staff the knowledge they need to do a better job running meetings, as well as participating in them. Professional Registered Parliamentarian Pat Reymann is leading the series. The final two sessions will take place on November 22 and December 6. Registration is free. Recordings are available for past sessions.
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Save the date: Four-part webinar series on parliamentary procedure for libraries

Oct 5, 2023

This four-part series, presented by Minitex and MLA, will give library staff the knowledge they need to do a better job running meetings as well as participating in them. Professional Registered Parliamentarian Pat Reymann will lead the sessions. Registration is free, and is now open.
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Helen Burke wins 2023 Borger Lifetime Achievement Award

Mar 17, 2023

The Minnesota Coalition on Government Information (MNCOGI) has announced that librarian Helen Burke is the winner of the 2023 John Borger Lifetime Achievement Award, and Elder Voice Family Advocates is the winner of the 2023 Finnegan Freedom of Information Award. An award ceremony was held in the Minnesota State Capitol’s Cass Gilbert Library, on March 16, Freedom of Information Day.
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Opportunities for Minnesota library staff from Metronet

Oct 13, 2022

Metronet has obtained grant funding from State Library Services to pay for MLA conference registration or other professional development opportunities for Minnesota library staff. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity before time runs out. Courses must be complete by December 31, 2022.
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MLA 2021: Inclusive leadership, information literacy, and intellectual freedom

Oct 15, 2021

We attended some great sessions at the Minnesota Library Association's Annual Conference this year. Here are a few highlights from Stephanie Hess, Molly Huber, and Sara Ring.
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Above and Beyond

Oct 15, 2021

Congratulations to the Minitex IT Team, recipients of Minnesota Library Association’s Above and Beyond Award! The award is given in recognition of a recent group or individual contribution significant to the Minnesota library community.
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Registration is open for ARLD Day

Apr 6, 2021

ARLD Day will be held via Zoom on April 30 8:30am-3:00pm CDT. We have an excellent line-up of sessions this year that you won’t want to miss! We are also very excited to announce our keynote speaker Nicola Andrews (Ngāti Pāoa Māori) who will present "No More Pipelines: Indigenous Knowledge and LIS."

MLA offers free three-part series on white supremacy in academic libraries

Feb 19, 2021

The series will deconstruct the history and present-day manifestations of white supremacy in academic libraries and archives and demonstrate action plans to enact change on the individual, institutional, and professional levels. The free event will be offered via Zoom, and registration is required.
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2020 MLA Award Winners

Oct 29, 2020

The 2020 MLA Virtual Conference provided an opportunity for members and attendees to honor the following colleagues for their incredible work this past year.