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NASIG Statement Against Racism

NASIG is appalled by the murder of George Floyd and numerous other Black Americans. We mourn their deaths and recognize that this violence is not a one-time occurrence but is the inevitable result of systemic racism built into the institutions … Continue reading

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Registration Deadline for the 35th Annual NASIG Conference Online

Registration for our first online conference has been excellent and we are looking forward to three great days of programming next week. It’s not too late to join us virtually, but we will be closing registration at 11:59pm ET on … Continue reading

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NASIG 2020 Virtual Fun Run

The NASIG 2020 Fun Run is going virtual! We may not be able to run through Spokane’s beautiful Riverfront Park, but we can still run, highlight our favorite local routes and share them online! To celebrate NASIG’s 35th year, we … Continue reading

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NASIG Call for Recorders

Hello, NASIG is seeking conference recorders for sessions at this year’s annual conference (online) June 9-11. Recorders are asked to attend/view a specific session, take notes and then synthesize the notes into a readable, comprehensive report of the session for … Continue reading

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NASIG Student Mentoring Program – Call for Mentees

NASIG Student Mentoring Program ATTENTION: NASIG STUDENT MEMBERS Are you looking for an opportunity to get some first-hand information about working in the library field? Would you like to interact one-on-one with an experienced library professional on topics such as … Continue reading

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NASIG Call for Mentors

The Mentoring and Student Outreach Committee is calling for NASIG members to volunteer to mentor a student or new to the professional librarian for 2020/2021. This program is designed to provide a yearlong opportunity for networking and professional development between … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2020 NASIG Award Winners!

The NASIG Awards & Recognition committee is pleased to announce the 2020 award winners. Due to the conference’s cancellation the winners will be honored at NASIG 2021. Congratulations! Birdie MacLennan Award: Greg Yorba (California State University, Fullerton) Capstone Award: Karen … Continue reading

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Announcing the 35th Annual NASIG Conference Online

The NASIG Executive Board is pleased to announce that we will hold the 35th Annual NASIG Conference online, June 9-11, 2020. We are even more pleased to announce that the conference will be free to all attendees, thanks to the generous … Continue reading

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Accelerating print-to-digital and the need for Digital Preservation

Disruption in the global supply chain due to COVID-19 has led some publishers to reduce or temporarily put a hold on the production of print journals. Both physical delivery and the ability to hold stock of print publications are affected … Continue reading

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NASIG Student Mentoring Program Call for Mentors

The NASIG Mentoring Committee is now accepting applications to join the mentoring program.  The program is a yearlong commitment, and connects professionals with LIS students or people new to the industry. This mentoring program, unlike the First-Timers Mentoring Program, is … Continue reading

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