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March 30, 2017
 
Candidates for election to the Amigos Board of Directors
The Amigos Library Services Nominating Committee has announced the slate of candidates for election to the Amigos Library Services Board of Directors. Read more
Are you the Voting Representative for your Amigos Member institution?
If you are the designated Voting Representative and did not receive the confirmation email, please have you Director or Dean send notification of your name and email address to Trisha Mooney, mooney@amigos.org. Read more
Summer RDA Toolkit Renewals – Look for Your Amigos Quote
Beginning in April, members with RDA subscriptions ending June 30, 2017 will begin receiving notices from American Library Association (ALA) that their RDA Toolkit subscriptions are expiring. To take advantage of the Amigos member benefit of one FREE concurrent user and a 15% discount on additional users, please disregard the messages from ALA. Read more
Pew Research Presents Closing Keynote at Amigos Member Conference
Don’t miss the closing keynote session, Libraries, Community Goals, and Digital Needs, presented by John Horrigan, a Senior Researcher at the Pew Research Center, during our May 10 Amigos Member Conference. Read more

Have you registered for the Kansas Library Association-College & University Libraries (KLA-CULS) Spring Conference?
The KLA-CULS conference, Building the Future on Strong Foundations, will be held on April 27-28, 2017. Read more
Going to E R & L in Austin?  Don’t miss our Vendor Partners
If you are attending the Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference (ER&L) in Austin, TX, stop by and visit us and our vendor partners who will be exhibiting. Read more

Check Out New Community Engagement Tools for Your Library
Learn about the benefits of the various Demco Software solutions available and the special Amigos member discounts at the Wednesday, April 12 webinar. Read more 

CQ Researcher: Current Issue Reporting You Can Trust with the Information You Need
Ensure both your faculty and students stay well-informed on the current topics and issues faced by the world today. Read more

What Can You Do with BoardDocs? Learn from Your Peer at Pioneer Library System
Learn how to save your institution time and money at our Wednesday, April 26 webinar hosted by Amigos Library Services member, Pioneer Library System. Read more

IGI Global Offers Free Access to “Violent Video Games and Attitudes Towards Victims of Crime: An Empirical Study Among Youth”
Recent trends show numerous ongoing debates regarding a correlation between playing violent video games and performing aggressive behavior. Read more
At Amigos Library Services, we are proud of the valuable opportunities we provide for ongoing training for information professionals. Here is a preview of some of our upcoming online course offerings and Know & Go’s.

RDA for Video Recordings
This workshop, geared towards catalogers who perform original and copy cataloging for video recordings, covers the RDA instructions relevant to cataloging carrier-based and electronic video recordings. Read more

Don’t Miss out on “You Can Take It with You: ‘Read-It-Later’ Applications to Stay Informed on Your Own Time and Device(s)”
Do you struggle to keep up with the continuous flood of digital information at your disposal every day? Read more

Know & Go Updates
Know & Go Updates are part of a new series of informative web sessions covering topics of current interest. Read more

Online Classes Coming in April, May, and June
Here’s a quick look at upcoming online classes.  Classes are always being added so be sure to check out our course schedule! Read more
  • Core Reference Skills April 17-April 18, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. CDT – Seats still available- Register Now
  • You Can Take it with You: “Read-It-Later” Applications to Stay Informed on Your Own Time and Device(s) April 26, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CDT – Early bird registration ends 4/4 - Register Now
  • RDA for Video Recordings May 2-May 4, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT- Early bird registration ends 4/10 - Register Now
  • Creating a Social Media Policy May 3, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. CDT- Early bird registration ends 4/11 - Register Now
  • RDA for Audio Recordings May 16-May 18, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT- Early bird registration ends 4/24 - Register Now
  • Reference Sources May 16-May 17, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. CDT – Early bird registration ends 4/24 - Register Now
  • RDA for Copy Catalogers May 23-May 25, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT – Early bird registration ends 5/1 - Register Now
  • An Overview of Digital Literacy vs. Digital Fluency: It’s No Longer Enough That You Can Get There from Here May 24, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT – Early bird registration ends 5/2 - Register Now
  • EAD3: the Basics (back by popular demand) May 30-June 2, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT – Early bird registration ends 5/8 - Register Now
  • Cataloging & Classification Basics June 6-June15, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT- Early bird registration ends 5/15 Register Now
  • Reaching Students and Patrons Where They Are: Developing an Online Presentation Series June 13-June 20, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. CDT-Early bird registration ends 5/22Register Now
  • Virtual Reference Communication June 14-June 15, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. CDT – Early bird registration ends 5/23 Register Now
  • EAD2HTML: Transforming your Finding Aids with XSL June 20-June 23, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT – Early bird registration ends 5/30 - Register Now
Don’t forget to email us at learning@amigos.org, if you have a suggestion for a class topic or if you would be interested in becoming an adjunct trainer.
ABC-CLIO
Contact email

BoardDocs
Live Webinar-Wednesday, April 26-11:00 a.m. CDT

Credo Reference
Various Dates

Demco Software
Live Webinar-Wednesday, April 12-2:00 p.m. CDT

IGI Global
Email to request a demo


Infobase Learning
Various Times

Mango Languages
Upcoming webinars
Training videos


Qinsight
Demo Webinar


SAGE Video
Contact Email

Savannah from Orange Boy, Inc.
Request a demo

Springshare
Training Calendar

Current Job Listings
 
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