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Join us March 17, 2017 for Tech Summit
1-3 pm
Johnson & Wales University Innovation Lab.

Registration is Free

Look forward to seeing you.
Presenters to be announced soon.

Metrolina Library Association is accepting proposals for the 2017 Conference session presentations.

Submit your proposal for a session. This is a blind review process and the CFP deadline is 5 pm March 24, 2017.

Proposals Submission Form

2017 MLA Conference

June 9, 2017

Dr. David Lankes keynote speaker


 Dr. R. David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library & Information Science and the 2016-2017 Follett Chair at Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Lankes has always been interested in combining theory and practice to create active research projects that make a difference.  Lankes is a passionate advocate for libraries and their essential role in today’s society earning him the American Library Association’s Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship in 2016. He also seeks to understand how information approaches and technologies can be used to transform industries. In this capacity he has served on advisory boards and study teams in the fields of libraries, telecommunications, education, and transportation including at the National Academies. He has been a visiting fellow at the National Library of Canada, The Harvard School of Education, and was the first fellow of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature.

Location: CPCC Harris Conference Center

3216 CPCC Harris Campus Conference Drive

Charlotte, NC 28208

Check out the Members page (link out from the tab on the navigation menu). We have two job postings listed there and the power point presentation from the December Event.

The New Year does not signify a simple change in the calendar but opportunities for working toward positive changes.

Metrolina Library Association is made up of librarians and paraprofessionals from public, academic, school and special libraries, and other individuals interested in libraries.  We encourage awareness and cooperation, provide opportunities for social interaction among Charlotte area library professionals, offer continuing education opportunities, and encourage cooperation, networking, and resource sharing among Charlotte area libraries.



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