One cold February morning in 2011, Cosmos, a small town in rural Meeker County, Minnesota, suddenly lost their public library. Kay Kirscht interviewed Beth Cronk, Cosmos Library’s head librarian, about the community's recovery.
This position is an excellent opportunity for a library administrator with proven skills in financial development, marketing, program development, staff and community relations, and technology development within a $3.1 million budget. East Central Regional Library includes 14 branch libraries and outreach services, served by 80 staff.
The position of Regional System Administrator at Viking Library System is an excellent opportunity to lead a well-established federated regional public library system. Headquartered in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, Viking Library System covers six counties in west central Minnesota serving a population of 124,000 people.
The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Digital Metadata Librarian. This position is situated within the Collection Management & Services department of St. Thomas Libraries and reports to the Associate Director for Collection Management & Services.
Come to Andersen Library on the University of Minnesota's West Bank campus on February 19 for light refreshments, conversation, and brief remarks by local artists and scholars who have worked with the Givens Collection as researchers and artists in residence. Established in 1986, the Givens Collection is a community resource for collecting, preserving, and making accessible nearly 250 years of works by African American authors, playwrights, artists, and more.
OCLC President and Chief Executive Officer makes announcements that will have significant impacts on some of the resource sharing community. OCLC has acquired Relais International. In addition, OCLC announces that it has launched the cloud-based product that will eventually replace ILLiad, Tipasa.
Written by Leslie Kimmelman, and illustrated by Victor Juhasz, Hot Dog! Eleanor Roosevelt Throws a Picnic, is an award winning childrens book available in Ebooks Minnesota. Published by Sleeping Bear Press, this book, for grades 3-6, has won several regional and national awards.
This event seeks to bring together members of St. Kate's many active MLIS student groups, their local professional counterparts, and MLIS faculty and staff to facilitate stronger relationships between our organizations and the local LIS community.
A new addition has been made to the Minnesota Digital Library’s Primary Source Set collection —Natural Disasters in Minnesota. This primary source set includes documentation of devastating tornadoes in Sauk Rapids and Rochester in the late nineteenth century, the Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940, the Cloquet and Moose Lake Fires of 1918, and major flooding on the Minnesota River.
The 2017 Computers in Libraries conference, “Upping Our Game: Taking Libraries to New Heights with Technology,” takes place March 28-30 at the Hyatt Regency, Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. Minitex once again offers a group discount to the conference. Register online with our link (by February 24th), and save!