Minitex News articles tagged with "Minnesota Library Association" (16):
Helen Burke wins 2023 Borger Lifetime Achievement Award
Mar 17, 2023The 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.
Opportunities for Minnesota library staff from Metronet
Oct 13, 2022Metronet 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.
MLA 2021: Inclusive leadership, information literacy, and intellectual freedom
Oct 15, 2021We 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.
Above and Beyond
Oct 15, 2021Congratulations 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.
Registration is open for ARLD Day
Apr 6, 2021ARLD 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, 2021The 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.
2020 MLA Award Winners
Oct 29, 2020The 2020 MLA Virtual Conference provided an opportunity for members and attendees to honor the following colleagues for their incredible work this past year.
Update: MLA Program Proposal Deadline is May 14th
Apr 24, 2020
The MLA Annual Conference equips library staff with new ideas and tools to stay up-to-date, innovate, and succeed in their careers. Help shape the MLA 2020 Annual Conference with your voice.
Maggie Snow appointed to lead Minitex
Dec 18, 2019
I am pleased to share the news that Maggie Snow has accepted the position of Director of Minitex, beginning February 24, 2020. Maggie brings significant experience to the role, including appointments in the Missouri River Regional Library, Austin (Minnesota) Public Library, Carver County Library, and Minneapolis Public Library/Hennepin County Library. She currently serves as Director of the Anoka County Library, an eight-branch system serving 340,000 residents.
MLA presents Sara Ring with 2019 Above & Beyond Award
Oct 9, 2019
For the second time in five years, the Minnesota Library Association has recognized Sara Ring with an award. MLA President Kirsten Clark presented Sara the Above and Beyond Award on September 19 at the 2019 MLA Annual Conference at Mystic Lake Center.