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Here are some things we are doing:


PLS Fabulous Fridays

They're Fun.  They're Fine.  They're First-rate.  They're Fascinating and Fantastic.  But best of all they are on Fridays and they are Fabulous!  The extremely popular PLS sponsored Fabulous Fridays mini-conferences return this Fall, offering programs, workshops, discussions and more! 

Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Cost: 
TBD, cost will include lunch
Location Information: 

Fabulous Friday!
Forsyth County Public Library
660 West Fifth Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27101

PLS Fabulous Fridays

They're Fun.  They're Fine.  They're First-rate.  They're Fascinating and Fantastic.  But best of all they are on Fridays and they are Fabulous!  The extremely popular PLS sponsored Fabulous Fridays mini-conferences return this Fall, offering programs, workshops, discussions and more! 

Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Cost: 
TBD, cost will include lunch
Location Information: 

Fabulous Friday!
Pack Memorial Library
67 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC  28801

NCLA DLS Meeting

The NCLA Distance Learning Section (DLS) is hosting a free meeting at UNC Charlotte on Friday May 18th from 1-5pm (after the NC LITE meeting).  In this meeting we will have breakout sessions about what NC librarians are doing with online learning, including creating digital objects and tutorials, instructional design, accessibility, working with online instructors and students, and more.&n

Date: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Location Information: 

UNC-Charlotte

DLS Webinar Wednesday: Test proctoring in a public library!

The purpose of this webinar is to introduce guidelines for test proctoring in a public library in order to meet the needs of students and institutions of higher learning.
Presented by Michelle Osborne  (Gaston County Public Library)

Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Location Information: 

Online event: Register here

DLS Webinar Wednesday: Asynchronous Instruction using HyperDocs

HyperDocs are an excellent, easy to create type of instruction module. All you need is a Google Drive account and a lesson plan! The Doc serves as a central landing point for students, giving them different tasks to complete on their own time and at their own pace.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Location Information: 

Online event: Register here

DLS Webinar Wednesday: Working on Ourselves: Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Literature Searching

Unconscious, or implicit, bias in medical research and care has been well documented—black patients on average receive less pain medication; heart attacks are underdiagnosed in women; and anyone who isn't a white male is underrepresented in clinical trials. This bias has important consequences.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost: 
Free
Location Information: 

Online event: Register here

2018 YSS Retreat: Youth-Centered, Library-Focused

The NCLA Youth Services Section Board is pleased to announce the theme for our 2018 Biennial Retreat: "Youth-Centered, Library-Focused." Save the date on your calender to join us October 18-19, 2018, at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC, for fresh air, fellowship, and food for the brain! 

Fees will be as follows:

Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:30am - Friday, October 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Location Information: 

YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain, NC

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