Upcoming workshops and suggested readings

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1.) Invisible Disabilities Workshop
Date: May 10 from 10am-12pm, Location: 120 Andersen Library
Description: The workshop will include an overview of invisible disabilities, highlight the work of the Disability Services office, and provide attendees an opportunity to learn about and gain practical skills with patrons who may have an invisible disability. Whether working at a service point or consulting with students or faculty, all library staff are welcome to attend. 

2.) Current Issues Coffee Club 
Date: Thursday, May 17 from 3pm -- 4pm, Location: Bio-Medical Library, Diehl Hall 555

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Description: Join with colleagues to discuss the new work from Brian Mathews, Associate Dean at Virginia Tech. He self-published this work and had 10,000 downloads in the first two weeks. "In concise terms: startups are organizations dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This sounds exactly like an academic library to me. Not only are we trying to survive, but we're also trying to transform our organizations into a viable service for 21st century scholars and learners." Please join us for a thought-provoking discussion. 

3.) Gilchrist, D., & Oakleaf, M. (2012, April). An Essential Partner: The Librarian's Role in Student Learning Assessment  (NILOA Occasional Paper No.14). Urbana, IL: University for Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment. 

4.) New from Project Information Literacy:
5.) In case you couldn't make it to ARLD Day 2012
The keynote and slides are just about all posted....http://mnlibraryassociation.org/event12_0427/

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