The Boston Library Consortium actively supports professional development and training opportunities for its member libraries.  Recent news and upcoming events are described below.  Anyone wishing to work with the BLC on an event or program, should contact the Executive Director.

 

Please NOTE that the events listed below are open only to staff at BLC member libraries unless otherwise indicated.

Upcoming Events

December 09, 2019 to February 28, 2020
Meeting

The BLC Media COI's meeting will take place on Friday, February 28th, 2020 at Northeastern University's Snell Library, room 269A. A virtual option will also be available.

The meeting is set for 10am-1:00pm.  The first hour will focus on the working groups preparing the Resource Sharing and Streaming Media: Survey of the Landscape webinar, and the COI poster for the 50th Anniversary celebration. The formal COI meeting will begin at 11:00am.

COI members are encouraged to attend from 10:00am if interested in participating in any of the working groups. Parking and other details are forthcoming.

March 03, 2020
Webinar

The BLC Resource Sharing COI is scheduling a series of deep dives into software and workflows of particular interest to its members. 

The first in the series is a webinar on the Open Access Button, with Joe McArthur. Please click the link below to register:

When: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 | 10:00am-11:30am

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9180392531554700811

March 09, 2020
Webinar

The BLC Resource Sharing COI is scheduling a series of deep dives into software and workflows of particular interest to its members. 

The second in the series is a webinar with Rapid's Mike Richins. Please click the link below to register:

March 09, 2020
Meeting

The Heads of Resource Management Committee is scheduled to meet virtually on Monday, March 9th from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Log in details and the agenda will be made available closer to the meeting.

March 16, 2020
Meeting

The BLC's Chemistry COI will hold its next meeting on Monday, March 16th, from 10:00am-12:00pm, at O'Neill Library, room 413, Boston College. Remote attendance options will be provided closer to the date via the COI's list-serv.

March 30, 2020
Meeting

The Alma/Primo Collaboration Working Group will hold a meeting on Monday, March 30th, 2020, from 10:00am-12:00pm at O'Neill Library, Boston College. The agenda and remote login options will be shared on the list-serv prior to the meeting.

April 01, 2020
Meeting

The Heads of Resource Management Committee have scheduled a meeting on Wednesday, April 1st, from 10:00am-12:00pm. Location details and the meeting agenda will be shared via the Committee's list-serv closer to the date.

April 09, 2020
Webinar

The BLC Resource Sharing COI is scheduling a series of deep dives into software and workflows of particular interest to its members. 

The third in the series is a webinar with Angie Batson (ILL Librarian, Wellesley College) on ILLiad Invoice/Billing. Please click the link below to register:

May 08, 2020
Meeting

The Heads of Resource Management Committee have scheduled a meeting on Friday, May 8th, from 10:00am-12:00pm. Location details and the agenda will be shared closer to the meeting date via the committee's list-serv.

June 11, 2020 to June 12, 2020
Meeting