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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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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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NASIG Election Results

The Nominations & Elections Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 election. Those elected to office are as follows: Vice President/President-Elect Ted Westervelt, Library of Congress Member-at-Large Katy DiVittorio, Auraria Library, Denver, CO (2020/21 – 2022/23) Mary … Continue reading

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NASIG Conference Update – COVID-19 Statement

Dear NASIG Community, The NASIG Board met on Tuesday to discuss plans for the annual conference in light of the worsening coronavirus crisis. Any major changes to the event will be complex and potentially costly, so we need to practice … Continue reading

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NASIG Webinar – What Makes a Good Mentor?: A Panel Discussion

Date: March 4, 2020 Time: 2:00 pm ET Length: 1 hour The mentor/mentee relationship is a big part of NASIG’s work, both in their new attendee mentorship and longer term mentorship programs. But what makes a good mentor? What is … Continue reading

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Happy Hour Fundraiser Event at 2020 ER&L Conference – Flipping NASIG proceedings to Open Access

Help us flip the NASIG proceedings to Open Access! We all know that free to read doesn’t mean free to publish, and the librarians take a prominent role in advocating for Open Access. So, let’s practice what we preach! Join … Continue reading

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NASIG 2020 Pre-conference: Creative by nature: conquering the challenges of linked data 

Session Title: Creative by nature: conquering the challenges of linked data Scheduled for: Tuesday, June 9, 8am-5pm Speakers: Heidy Berthoud and Jackie Shieh Register at https://nasig.org/event-3568014 Bios: Heidy Berthoud is the Head of Resource Description at the Smithsonian Libraries. Previously, … Continue reading

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Registration Open for NASIG 35th Annual Conference

Registration is now Open for the 35th Annual Conference to be held June 8-12, 2020 in Spokane, WA. See the registration link to sign up and check rates. Upon registration, attendees will be sent a link to reserve a room … Continue reading

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December 2019 issue of the NASIG Newsletter

The December 2019 issue of the NASIG Newsletter is now available.  This issue features: An update on the new tiered membership structure An update on vision speakers for the 2020 conference Fun facts on Spokane, venue of the 2020 conference … Continue reading

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Save the date and rates for NASIG 2020!

35th Annual Conference NASIG 2020 Spokane, WA The Davenport Grand June 8 – 12 2020 Conference Rates Early Bird Full Conference Registration – Members $435 Full Conference Registration – Non-members $550 Full Conference Registration – Paraprofessionals $150 Full Conference Registration … Continue reading

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