2014 NSLA/LBANS Conference Registration

Online registration for this years conference is now open! The complete conference schedule and session list (PDF) is also available.

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Senior Friendly Workshops 2014

Anyone interested in taking part in one of our senior friendly workshops can now signup from our website. The workshops take place throughout June and both NSLA members and non-members are welcome!

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NSLA Conference 2014

NSLA/LBANS Conference — September 25th – 28th, 2014

Hosted by Cumberland Public Libraries
Amherst, NS

Want to become a member of the conference planning committee? Contact Denise Corey at<http://www.privatedaddy.com?q=bFdUSGlrX355HxVGVGJqXRt1NXNaQkltQg-3D-3D_19>.

We’re looking for people who would like to be:

Registrar – responsible for coordinating all preregistration and registration information and for coordinating on-site registration.

Vendor committee – responsible for attracting vendors to the conference, providing for on-site facilities and anything else that is necessary to ensure that the exhibitors are able to present their products to the registrants

Program Committee – responsible for arranging the program, includes decision on theme, arrangements for speakers, session planning

Promotions, Public Relations & Publicity – getting the word out to everyone about the great conference we’re putting together.

Want to present at this year’s Conference? Please contact Greg Hayward, Program Committee Chair at <http://www.privatedaddy.com?q=aFBbV3t4SHRaFCZGQH4lHxxkaXFJAwAVABJBaEJJbUI-3D_19>.


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NSLA 2014 Board Candidates

The candidates for the positions on the NSLA Board of Directors for 2014 are as follows:

Vice President – Trecia Schell
President – Jeff Mercer
Past President – Laura Emery
Secretary – Patricia Langille
By-Laws – Brandon Uhlman
Treasurer – Tim Jackson
Newsletter – Kelli Wooshue
Membership – Wendy Kearnes
Nominations – Katharine McCoubrey
Public Relations and Promotions – Kasia Morrison
Website – James MacKinnon
Conference – Denise Corey
Continuing Education – Alison Ambi

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NSLA Conference 2013 Program

Details for the NSLA 2013 conference are now available! Click here to view (PDF document).

The program includes venue, accommodation, schedule and registration information, so be sure to check it out.


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NSLA Summer 2013 Newsletter

The NSLA newsletter for summer 2013 is now available. Highlights include news from our local libraries, details for the conference in October, student award winners, conference bursary details and a call for nominations to the 2013-2014 NSLA Board.


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Students Receive Awards for Excellence

Halifax (June 15, 2013) – Two future library professionals have been recognized for their academic achievement and commitment to libraries. Students from the Dalhousie University School of Information Management and the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Library and Information Technology program recently received awards from the Nova Scotia Library Association (NSLA).

At the annual School of Information Management awards reception, Dalhousie graduate Tara Rumsey was awarded the NSLA Award for School of Information Management Graduate. This award is given to a graduating student with high academic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to public libraries.

NSCC student Chelsey Millen was awarded The NSLA Award for Library and Information Technology Student at the recent NSCC student awards celebration. This award is given for the greatest contribution to the overall program and recognizes the achievement of a graduating student.

Both award winners received a certificate, one year’s free membership to NSLA and a financial award of $100.

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