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Upcoming events

    • February 25, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Webinar (
    • 79

    EnviroAtlas is a website hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that gives users access to a powerful, web-based interactive mapping application. This webinar aims to introduce attendees to a small selection of the over 400 geospatial datasets, four educational lesson plans, and analytic and interpretive tools available to them.

    Attendees will explore factsheets, data matrices, case studies, and other resources available on the EnviroAtlas site, familiarize themselves with the interactive mapping application, and work through a sample of one of the lesson plans provided by the EnviroAtlas team in this hour-long webinar.

    Speaker: Jo Klein (they/them), UNC Greensboro, GIS and Data Visualization Librarian and Assistant Professor. Jo Klein is the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Data Visualization Librarian at UNC Greensboro. In addition to providing library support and services for GIS and data visualization research, instruction, and learning, Jo serves as the library liaison to the Geography, Environment, and Sustainability Department and the Master of Science in Informatics and Analytics Program at UNCG. Previously, Jo worked as an Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Student Services Contractor with the US EPA at its Chapel Hill campus, where they provided support for lab activities and conducted GIS analysis.

    Cost: 0

    • February 28, 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Elon University, Sankey Hall building (304 S O'Kelly Ave, Elon, NC 27244)

    I wanted to invite anyone who may be interested in joining BLINC's first quarterly workshop of the year which will be taking place on Friday, 2/28 at Elon University. The workshop & parking is free (aside from lunch)! Again, we welcome any who finds interest in the following agenda items!

    We will be gathering in Elon's new Sankey Hall building (304 S O'Kelly Ave, Elon, NC 27244). Parking is free, please park in the McMichael East parking lot (an extension of the large McMichael lot off of O'Kelly St, next to the McMichael Science Building). You'll know you're in the correct lot if you see a bulldozed and empty lot next door. Sankey Hall is across from the McMichael Science Building. 


    9:30-10: Socializing over morning snacks & coffee 

    10-10:30: Introductions & Sharing what's new with your work or your library

    10:30-1130:  Business Reference & Instruction: Finance lightning rounds

    • Steve Cramer & Morning Star's New Interface
    • Morgan Ritchie-Baum on 'The Elephant in the Room: Financial Literacy"

    11:30-1pm Lunch: Mediterrainian Deli (11 min. walk), other options available

    *Optional* 12-1pm: Grab your lunch on campus & bring it back to enjoy while joining Angel as she leads the NewBusLib online discussion on committee involvement; including speakers from BRASS & SLA-B&F

    1-2pm:  Lighting Rounds on 'Professional Development & Networking'

    • Nancy Lovas on 'Getting the Most Professional Development Mileage Out of What You're Already Doing'
    • Devon Waugh: 'Designing an Engaging Presentation' 
    • Betty Garrison on 'Professional Development Journeys: No Two Alike'

    2-3: Conferences & proposal inspiration (Discussion & Collaboration) 

    • Conference updates (ELC, CABAL) & conference plans for this year
    • Project Proposal Speed-dating: Share research you're working on, or what you'd like to work on, all in an attempt to find potential partners or further brainstorm proposal ideas. 
    • Closing remarks & planning for next workshop

     Please let me know if you have any questions & RSVP with me!

    Summer Krstevska (, 336-758-4303)

    • March 27, 2020
    • William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC

    It's our 29th North Carolina Serials Conference! 

     Hosted by North Carolina Central University's School of Library and Information Sciences, the conference will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC.

    Conference sessions will explore topics like librarianship, the serials industry, scholarly communication, diversity, equity, and inclusion, e-resource management, and more.

    Registration is now open and will close on March 13, 2020. Standard registration is $40, and student registration is free. To register, please visit the conference website:

    We look forward to seeing you in a few short weeks.

    -The North Carolina Serials Planning Committee
    • April 17, 2020
    • New Hanover County Public Library, Wilmington, NC

    Hello ACLA Community! We know it may be a bit early, but we’re already planning our ACLA Spring Conference, to be held April 17th, 2020 in Wilmington, NC!

    For our upcoming conference, we have a change of venue; the Northeast branch of the New Hanover County Public Library will be the site of the conference, located at 1241 Military Cutoff Rd, Wilmington, NC 28405.

    Plenty of free parking is available!

    Calls for proposals/posters will be coming in December and Early bird registration will run from February 1st-March 15th, 2020. $25 Early Bird/$30 thereafter.

    Please check our page occasionally for any updates, and we’ll look forward to seeing you in Wilmington in April!

    • September 16, 2020
    • September 19, 2020
    • YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain

    The Call for Applications to the 2020 NCLA Leadership Institute is now open.  Please see the Call for Applications (Word document) for additional information. 

    This year's institute will be held September 16-19, 2020 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Applications are due Friday, March 27, 2020.

    2020 NCLA Leadership Institute Planning Committee:

    Mike Crumpton:

    Joel Ferdon:

    Amanda Glenn-Bradley:

    Jen Hanft:

    Kate Hill:

    Juli Moore:

    Christie Reale:

    Lorrie Russell:

     If you have any questions please feel free to contact any member of the committee.

    • October 11, 2020
    • October 13, 2020
    • Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC

    Registration is now open for the North Carolina Community College Systems Conference.

    Why You Should Attend

    • Meet new System President, Peter Hans, as he delivers the Monday keynote address
    • Learn about guiding goals and innovations
    • Share best practices in student success and retention
    • Discuss initiatives and programs that are focused on breaking down barriers to access and success
    • Network and learn from your colleagues through the concurrent and roundtable sessions

    To register, visit the conference website:

Past events

January 30, 2020 Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents... World Bank Online Resources Every Government Librarian Should Know About
November 18, 2019 Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents... Mapping the Stanford Libraries and San Mateo County Civic Data Ecosystem and Opportunities for Partnerships
October 15, 2019 63rd NCLA Biennial Conference
October 05, 2019 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting: Registration Open!
October 04, 2019 Help! I'm an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents... Advertising Government Documents: Simple and Easy Ways to Raise Awareness of Collections
September 19, 2019 Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents... Industry Research Using the Economic Census
August 09, 2019 BLINC summer workshop
July 26, 2019 NCLA Executive Board Meeting
July 24, 2019 Visualizing Research Impact: Tools and Tips from EPA-RTP Librar
July 18, 2019 Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents... Congressional Research Service Reports
June 19, 2019 NCLA DLS Summer 2019 Meeting
June 11, 2019 Culture Conversations with REMCo : Ask the Professionals Webinar
June 07, 2019 Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents... The New Log Into North Carolina (LINC)
May 23, 2019 Emerging Technology Trends for Libraries (Asheville)
May 22, 2019 Emerging Technology Trends for Libraries (High Point)
May 21, 2019 Emerging Technology Trends for Libraries (Fayetteville)
May 10, 2019 Spring STEM-LINC Workshop
May 01, 2019 Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents... An Introduction to Researching Canadian Federal Documents
April 26, 2019 Executive Board Meeting
April 22, 2019 NCLA DLS Discusses! Inclusive Online Teaching
March 25, 2019 Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents… The PEGI Project Takes Flight!!
March 15, 2019 Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents... Government Information for Social Workers: From Students to Professionals
March 15, 2019 Conference Planning Meeting

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