June 2012

Round Table for African American Concerns Summer Colloquium

With a registration fee of only $10 for SCLA members, there's no reason to miss the Summer Colloquium presented by the Round Table for African American Concerns!

The ABC's of Research, Self-Publishing, and Packaging Our Stories
Sherman Pyatt -- author, archivist, and librarian at Charleston County Public Library

Bridging the Gap Between African American Studies and Libraries Through Book Discussion Groups
Dr. Consuela Francis -- Director of African American Studies and professor at the College of Charleston

Register by July 15 for Mentoring!

Calling all librarians, new and “seasoned” alike!  Would you like to make a difference in the career of a fellow librarian?

Register by JULY 15 for SCLA New Members Round Table Mentoring!  Click here for more details.

July 14 Greenville Brunch

Greenville-Area Brunch
Saturday, July 14, 2012. 9:30 am
Mimi's Cafe, 1133 Woodruff Rd, Greenville

Hosted by the New Members Round Table, we’re going informal and dutch-treat for relaxed conversation and great food. Get to know fellow SCLA librarians and join us for a fun morning!  Please RSVP by July 12 to Megan Johnson, majohnson@coker.edu.

Do You Know... Kathy Karn Carmichael?

Who: Kathy Karn Carmichael (kathyk@usca.edu)

What: Documents Librarian and Instructor of Library Service, Gregg-Graniteville Library, University of South Carolina Aiken

Why: Chair, SCLA Government Documents Round Table (see the new SCLA GODORT Blog)

College & University Section Summer Program a Success!

Submitted by Lisa Wiecki, College and University Section Chair

Intellectual Freedom Award Call for Nominations

The Intellectual Freedom Committee is calling for nominations for the 2012 SIRS/ProQuest Intellectual Freedom Award.

Is there someone in your community who has been an advocate for free speech? Do you know a book store owner who has battled censorship? Do you work with a media specialist who uses innovative programming to raise awareness of students' First Amendment rights? Do you know a librarian who has boldly opposed censorship in his library or media center?

SC State Library Director to Lead The Citadel Library

David Goble

From the South Carolina State Library:

David Goble, South Carolina's State Library director and distinguished alumnus and member of the Board of Visitors of the School of Information and Library Science (SLIS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been appointed director of library services at The Citadel.

Apply for ALA's 2013 Class of Emerging Leaders

Applications for this dynamic program designed to get you on the fast track to professional leadership will be accepted through August 3rd. To learn more, visit the Emerging Leaders website.