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ACRL Oregon/Washington Fall Conference at Menucha Wrap Up

All good things…can live on!  Though the conference is over and you’re back into your routine, take a moment to revisit the content that most inspired you.  ACRL OR 2016 Photo of Conference Attendees

Oh, and don’t forget share your Creativity Card. Even if  you didn’t make it to Menucha this year, check out the great keynote talks, 10-minute talks and posters at your convenience. You can access available presentations and posters on the conference website and revisit (or add to) the Twitter conversation via #acrlpnw and @acrl_or.

Check Out #acrlpnw for the Fall Conference Conversations

ACRL-OR and ACRL-WA have launched a new hashtag, #acrlpnw,  for use at both the Menucha and Pack Forest annual fall conferences. Can’t make it in person? Get the conference scoop online!

Congratulations to the Winners of the ACRL-Oregon Fall Conference Scholarships

 

Party horn photo

After the “par-tay” by Mark Bonica is licensed under CC BY 2.0

ACRL Oregon is delighted to announce the winners of scholarships to attend the ACRL Oregon and Washington Joint Fall Conference at Menucha next month. Through the generosity of our two keynote speakers, Lauren Pressley and Hannah Gascho Rempel (who donated their speaker fees to the scholarship fund), we were able to cover registration for eight attendees. They are:

  • Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy (first-time attendee and ACRL OR member)
  • Tatiana Bryant (first-time attendee and ACRL OR member)
  • Mary C. Derr (first-time attendee, ACRL OR member, and library school student)
  • Linden How (first-time attendee, library school student, and PNCA support staff)
  • Kerry Leek (first-time attendee and part-time librarian at Clackamas Community College)
  • Kim Olson-Charles (first-time attendee and ACRL OR member)
  • Gabriela Martinez Mercier (first-time attendee, ACRL OR member, and Columbia Gorge Community College support staff)
  • Sheila Shapiro (first-time attendee, ACRL OR member, and library school student)

We are especially excited that three of the winners (Tatiana Bryant, Kerry Leek, and Gabriela Martinez Mercier) will present posters at the conference.  And we also are pleased that another winner, Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy, has just recently joined the ACRL-Oregon Board.  Congratulations to all and looking forward to a great conference!

Registration Deadline is this Saturday, October 1 for the ACRL OR/WA Joint Fall Conference at Menucha

Saturday, October 1, is quickly approaching! Don’t miss out on a great ACRL OR/WA fall conference focused on “Enhancing Creativity and Turning Inspiration into Reality”; you’ll also then have the option of attending our first, free preconference, “Collaboration and Cross-Pollination: Creative Solutions to OER Challenges.”

Act SOON and register so that you catch our great keynote presenters and the inspiring lineup of short talks and posters. And, of course, we want to see you at the Thursday evening party!

Catch you at Menucha –

Uta Hussong-Christian

ACRL-OR/WA Fall Conference Chair & ACRL-OR Past President

*Extended Deadline this Friday, 9/2* ACRL-OR/WA Fall Conference Short Talks and Poster Submissions

Don’t delay any longer! Get those creative juices flowing and pitch us your ideas for a short talk or a poster for the 2016 ACRL-OR/WA Fall Conference at Menucha. The conference theme is “Enhancing Creativity and Turning Inspiration into Reality,” and we know you have wonderful projects and ideas to share!

Submit your proposal by the extended deadline of Friday, September 2nd. Accepted presenters will be notified no later than September 16th.

Questions?

Contact:  Uta Hussong-Christian
Phone:  541-737-7278
Email:  uta.hussong-christian@oregonstate.edu

Applications Open for 2016 ACRL-Oregon Fall Conference Scholarships

ACRL-Oregon will award at least two scholarships to this year’s Fall Conference! Scholarships will cover registration (including food and housing) for the 2016 ACRL OR-WA Joint Conference, “Enhancing Creativity and Turning Inspiration Into Reality,” which will be held October 27-28, 2016, at the Menucha Retreat and Conference Center in Corbett, Oregon.

These scholarships are designed for those who live and/or work in Oregon (ACRL-WA has their own conference scholarships, info here at http://acrlwa.org/2016-ACRL-OR-WA-Joint-Conference-Scholarships). Those who also meet at least one of the criteria below are eligible to apply. Each criteria that is met will be awarded points in the evaluation process.

  • First-time attendee of the joint conference.
  • ACRL-OR member.
  • MLIS student in an ALA-accredited program who lives in Oregon.
  • Paraprofessional employee in an Oregon academic library.
  • Part-time or temporary employee in an Oregon academic library.

Please take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and apply (the deadline is Friday, September 16)! For more details see ACRL-OR Scholarships.

For more information on the ACRL OR-WA Joint Conference (affectionately known as “library camp”), please see the conference website.

Questions? Please contact:

Uta Hussong-Christian, ACRL-OR Board Past-President and Conference Chair
Uta.Hussong-Christian@oregonstate.edu
Oregon State University

*Deadline Extended* ACRL-OR/WA Fall Conference Short Talks and Poster Submissions

Get those creative juices flowing and pitch us your ideas for a short talk or a poster for the 2016 ACRL-OR/WA Fall Conference at Menucha. The conference theme is “Enhancing Creativity and Turning Inspiration into Reality,” and we know you have wonderful projects and ideas to share!

Submit your proposal by the extended deadline of Friday, September 2nd. Accepted presenters will be notified no later than September 16th.

Questions?

Contact:  Uta Hussong-Christian
Phone:  541-737-7278
Email:  uta.hussong-christian@oregonstate.edu

 

Fall conference opportunities in Open Education

Reposted from multiple listservs, and organized in chronological order by most recent first.

OER Pre-conference at Menucha

  • OER pre-conference at the ACRL-OR/WA joint fall conference at Menucha
  • Pre-conference available only to conference attendees (first 45 individuals to sign up)
  • Oct 27-28, 2016
  • Near Corbett, OR at Menucha Retreat and Conference Center
  • Register at https://acrloregon.org/2016-acrl-orwa-joint-conference/

Open Education 2016

  • The premiere venue for sharing research, development, advocacy, design, and other work relating the open education
  • November 2-4, 2016
  • Richmond, VA
  • http://openedconference.org/2016/

OpenCon 2016

Registration + Submissions Now Open for 2016 Joint Fall Conference at Menucha!

ACRL-Oregon is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the annual Joint Fall Conference at Menucha. Join your Oregon and Washington colleagues to explore “Enhancing Creativity and Turning Inspiration Into Reality” from October 27-28, 2016.

Keynote speakers are Lauren Pressley, Director of the University of Washington Tacoma Library and Associate Dean of University Libraries, and Hannah Gascho Rempel, Science Librarian and the Coordinator for Graduate Student Success at Oregon State University Libraries and Press.

The submission period for short talks and poster presentations is also open! We look forward to hearing about the many creative ways you approach your work. Scholarship applications will open in mid-August.

The links for registration and proposal submissions are both available on the 2016 Joint Fall Conference page.

See you at Menucha!

~ Uta Hussong-Christian

ACRL-OR President
Oregon State University Libraries & Press

Share Your Great ACRL-OR/WA Conference Ideas!

Academic librarians of the Pacific Northwest, we need our input! ACRL-OR is launching planning for the 2016 Joint Fall Conference at Menucha.

Please share your thoughts about what the conference theme should address or who our keynote speaker(s) should be:  http://goo.gl/forms/Y7F9uZdWq5

Thanks to ACRL-WA for the successful 2015 ACLR-WA/OR Fall Conference at Pack Forest!

~ Uta Hussong-Christian, ACRL-OR President, 2015-2016