Conferences and Continuing Education Opportunities
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- 1 Conference Listings
- 2 Blogs/Websites to Watch
- 3 Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out
- 4 Other Lists of Conferences
General Library Conferences
- American Library Association: Annual and Midwinter conferences. See http://www.ala.org/ala/events/eventsconferences.htm for more information.
- Library and Information Association of South African Ninth Annual Conference 2006: 25 - 29 September 2006. See http://www.liasa.org.za/conferences/conference2006/cfp.php for more information.
Public Library Conferences
- Public Library Track at Internet Librarian 2005: Implementing New Technologies in PLs
- Wisconsin Association of Public Libraries (WAPL) Annual Conference, May 3-5, 2006, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. See http://www.wla.lib.wi.us/wapl/conf.html for more information.
Academic Library Conferences
- Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians (WAAL) Annual Conference, March 28-31, 2006, Stevens Point, WI. Watch http://www.wla.lib.wi.us/waal/ for more information!
Local/State Library Conferences
- Wisconsin Library Association Annual Conference, "Grand River, Great Libraries," October 25-28, 2005, La Crosse, WI. See http://www.wla.lib.wi.us/conferences/2005/ for more information.
- Missouri Association of School Librarians Annual Fall Seminar, November 12, 2005, Columbia, MO. See http://www.maslonline.org for more information
- Illinois : Reaching Forward South Conference for Library Support Staff, September 28 & 29, 2006, Springfield, IL. See http://www.reachingforwardsouth.org/ for more information.
Special Library Conferences
- SLA's Events & Conferences
- 2006 SLA Annual Conference will be held in Baltimore, Maryland (June 11-14, 2006)
Technology-Heavy Library Conferences
- Blog University September 18, 2005 Marriott Crystal City, Arlington, VA
- Internet Librarian International 2005 London, UK October 10-11 2005
- Internet Librarian International 2006 London, UK October 16-17 2006
- Internet Librarian 2005 Monterey, CA October 24-26, 2005
- Internet Librarian 2006 Monterey, CA October 23-25, 2006
- Computers in Libraries Hilton, Washington, D.C. March 22-24, 2006
- VALA2006 : Connecting with Users 8 - 10 February, 2006, Melbourne, Australia
Library Application Development Conferences
- Access 2006 October 11-14, 2006 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
- code4lib 2006 February 15-17, 2006 LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
New Professionals' Conferences
- ALIA New Librarians' Symposium NLS2006: Pathways and Possibilities December 1-2 2006, Sydney Australia
Blogs/Websites to Watch
- InfoToday Blog
- LITA Blog
- PLA Blog
- Library and Information Association of South Africa Western Cape Branch Blog
Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out
Other Lists of Conferences
- International Calendar of Information Science Conferences (ICISC) - quick view (also see fancy view)