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Mortenson Center Jul 29
Please join us on August 6, 8am PST: COVID-19: European Librarians Speak! This panel is the inaugural event in a planned six-part bi-monthly webinar series is dedicated to various aspects of librarianship. Register Now:
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Mortenson Center Jul 28
Save the date on September 22-25, 2020 for an online webinar (including panel discussions to interactive workshops) that will discuss serving communities in the time of crisis, public spaces and community engagement and so much more! Please check out
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Mortenson Center Jul 22
Craving an adventure? Come along as the ALA President plans a 12-stop virtual tour spotlighting how libraries across the country are advocating and addressing the needs of diverse communities. For more information regarding this press release please visit:
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Mortenson Center Jul 13
Announcing the 2020 Blalock Lecture Series, hosted by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan, has over a dozen free lectures available throughout the Summer of 2020 on their event calendar:
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Mortenson Center Jul 13
Join us on online Tuesday, 14 July for an ALA IRRT Webinar series. ‘Libraries as Social Change Agents, scheduled individually, with each session lasting approximately 90 minutes Each session requires individual registration: . Enjoy!
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Mortenson Center Jun 23
Reminder! ALA Virtual - Community Through Connection: June 24-26, 2020. (Live Event Registration is Now Closed - Register for the Recording Option ONLY.) Follow us on for updates before, during, and after the event.
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Mortenson Center Jun 23
Greetings! We invite you to view last week’s recorded webinar “From Refugee to Librarian: In our own words” here: . This collaboration presented by both Constantia Constantinou and Touger Vang was very insightful and truly meaningful. Please enjoy!
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Mortenson Center Jun 19
Thank you to our panelists of the From Refugee to Librarian: In our own words webinar yesterday. Special thanks to Constantia Constantinou for sharing that libraries equal democracy and critical thinking, and to Touger Vang for emphasizing that home is where the heart is!
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Mortenson Center Jun 16
The Mortenson Center for International Library Programs and the American Library Association () invite you to join us for a Webinar, June 18th, 12-1 pm CST, Title: From Refugee to Librarian: In our own words. More Info:
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Mortenson Center Jun 4
Clara M. Chu, Director and President, shares ASIS&T Statement on Injustice and Standing with George Floyd:
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Mortenson Center Jun 4
The Center invites the library community to share your Libraries for Peace actions here:
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Mortenson Center May 29
Subject: Webinar on “From Refugee to Librarian: In our own words” - June 18, 2020; 12-1pm CST. Registration: . More information at:
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Mortenson Center May 20
On June 20, 2020, the world will observe the United Nations' World Refugee Day. We encourage you to stand by hosting virtual events, sharing resources, affirming the library’s commitment to refugee populations. Visit the Mortenson Center website for more info.
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Mortenson Center May 12
Kishor Satpathy, 2014 Mortenson Center Associate and Chief Librarian at ISI Kolkata, has developed a COVID-19 awareness resource highlighting information at the institutional, national, and international levels. Please visit:
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Mortenson Center May 8
The C-U Altrusa club was excited to receive the 2020 Altrusa District Six Nina Faye Calhoun International Relations Award for our project "Building Bridges: Thanksgiving in June".
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Mortenson Center Apr 28
The Public Library Association and Microsoft announce initiative to help expand internet access in rural communities during COVID-19 crisis:
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Mortenson Center Apr 23
Learn more about from UNESCO! On World Book Day, defy the COVID-19 confinement and let your imagination go beyond the walls of your home! Pick a book and kick off your travel! Learn more about :
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Mortenson Center Apr 21
The ALA just announced details regarding their online event this June 24-26, 2020. Updates for the ALA Virtual - Community Through Connection can be found online at and by following
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Mortenson Center Apr 17
Register for LJ Day of Dialog: Now Free and Virtual! Please check out
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Mortenson Center Apr 15
Please see this latest update from the ALA regarding the 2020 Annual Conference:
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