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Conference Info for New Attendees

The ACRL 101 session at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago will be held Saturday, July 11, from 8:00-10:00 a.m. in Ballroom IV of the Chicago Sheraton Hotel. Also check out the Making the Most of Your 1st Conference Tipsheet from ACRL.

Introduction to Women’s Issues

Please join us for the annual Introduction to Women’s Issues discussion, rotated each year among the SRRT Feminist Task Force (FTF), the ACRL Women’s Studies Section (WSS) and the Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL). Introduction to Women’s Issues Saturday, July 11: 1:30-2:30 PM McCormick Place West W-176b Topic: Women and Workload: Strategies for Empowerment As budgets shrink, repositories and staff consolidate, and job responsibilities multiply, managing.. Read More

WSS Social

Please join your fellow WSS members this Saturday, July 11 from 6:00-8:00pm-ish at BIN 36 wine bar (339 N. Dearborn near the House of Blues) for great conversation, delish appetizers, and all-around good times. We’ll be walking up there as a group after the General Membership Forum, but feel free to drop by as your schedule allows. For our other events and meetings in Chicago, please see our conference information.. Read More