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WAAL 2014 Conference Scholarships Available

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The Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians (WAAL) 2014 Professional Development Committee is accepting applications for scholarships to the WAAL 2014 Annual Conference. The conference will take place at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, April 30-May 2.  Scholarships are awarded in the following categories: Library paraprofessionals: attending the WAAL conference is an easy way to expand your professional network and learn new ideas to bring back to your home institution.  Scholarships are available to current WLA members or individuals who will join WLA before the start of the WAAL 2014 conference. Library school graduate students: attending the WAAL conference can expose you to unfamiliar areas of librarianship and help you start building that all-important professional network.  It also looks great on a resume! Scholarships available to current WLA members or individuals who will join WLA before the start of the WAAL 2014 conference. Undergraduate students: if you are an...
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2013 WLA Conference Wrap-Up

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For all who participated in the 2013 Wisconsin Library Association Conference at the Hyatt on Main, Green Bay, Wisconsin, we want to say – thank you! What makes this a memorable conference will differ to each person who attended.  From our keynote and featured speakers, presenters, vendors, librarians, trustees and library lovers in general, we hope each of you walked away with something new and exciting to bring back to your libraries, businesses and homes.   We tried some new stuff and hopefully hit the mark.   Just to name a few  - center stage in the exhibit hall featured some great presentations including a great makers segment;  program tracks with color coded sheets in the welcome packets; awards recognition and reception; Librarians Rock WLAF fundraiser (and roof-raiser); and our very own boopsie app. Couldn’t make the conference, or simply want to relive some special moments?  From the star-studded Battledecks/Craftdecks to the infamous...
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WLA 2013 boopsie app is LIVE!

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on Friday, October 18, 2013 in WLA News
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Get your very own WLA 2013 boopsie app for your phone today!  That's right, all conference action right on your phone or tablet!  To download CLICK HERE it's easy and it's free! ...
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Get Your Ticket to Librarians Rock!

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on Friday, October 18, 2013 in WLA News
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There are many prizes that await you at Librarians Rock! ...Mega Audio Book Package giveaway donated by Recorded Books, 50/50 raffle, and all the Silent Auction items.So, what are you waiting for if you haven't bought your ticket yet?  You don’t have to sing to enjoy this raucous event, it will be just as much fun to watch! Be there: Wednesday, October 23rd.  Doors open at 7:30 with the event starting at 8:00.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door with a cash bar.  This WLA Foundation fundraiser event, in addition to Recorded Books' audio book donation, is being sponsored by Engberg Anderson, Maris and Quality Books.If you are still sitting on the fence about attending, are you wondering just who will be performing at this amazing musical showcase? When this all began back in spring asking for singers and musicians to participate, we said you and your...
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WLA Conference FAQs

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on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 in WLA News
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Hello Wisconsin Libraries and Librarians, The WLA Conference is less than a week away. There is still time to register.Please take a moment this afternoon and sign up, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. For those of you already registered, thank you and we can't wait to see you in Green Bay!...
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