Saturday, December 18, 2010

Freedom to Read Foundation Memberships

The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) is offering free one-year memberships to students graduating from ALA-accredited MLS programs. The offer is good for three months after graduation. See for more information.

Current students can join for just $10 a year at

FTRF is an affiliated organization of the American Library Association that works to promote and defend the right of individuals to freely express ideas and to access information in libraries and elsewhere.

Friday, December 10, 2010

LITA Student Writing Award

Did you write a killer paper this quarter? Don't let it just sit there on your hard drive. Submit it for the LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award! Your paper could win you $1,000 and a chance to be published in LITA's professional journal. See the guidelines for more information.

Image Credit: CC - Flickr - karindalziel

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

End-of-Quarter Happy Hour

It's the end of the Fall quarter! We invite you to join us for Happy Hour at the Landmark Restaurant (Market St, between 33rd & 34th Sts) this Thursday, December 9th, at 5pm. Free appetizers will be provided by fellow iSchool group, DUSLA!

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Monday, December 6, 2010

Job - Reference/Circulation Assistant - Penn State Abington

New part-time job available!


Reference/Circulation Assistant

The Penn State Abington Library has an opening for a part-time Library Assistant, 18 hours per week, primarily evenings and weekends. Responsibilities will include reference and circulation duties and assisting with other tasks and special projects as assigned.

Required: Bachelor's degree. Excellent interpersonal , customer service, verbal and written skills. Ability to work both independently and with others in a team environment. Good computer skills. Commitment to providing responsive and innovative services to a culturally and racially diverse campus. High degree of reliability and ability to work a flexible schedule. Prefer some library experience.

Graduate students are encouraged to apply. Review of candidates will continue until position is filled.

To apply: Send letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to Dr. Dolores Fidishun, Head Librarian, Penn State Abington Library, 1600 Woodland Rd., Abington, PA 19001.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Winter Term Low Enrollment

Pounce on these classes before they are gone! The following Winter term classes are in danger of being canceled due to low enrollment. If any of these look interesting to you, sign up now in DrexelOne before it's too late!

On-campus classes
Online classes
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