Archive for the 'Professional Development' Category

WordCamp Boston 2014 MIT Media Lab/Workbar August 23-24, 2014

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

WordCamp Boston 2014 is being held at the MIT Media Lab on August 23, 2014 while the Contributor Day is being held at the Workbar in Cambridge on August 24, 2014. The cost is $20.00 to attend both days. Wordcamp, which is held across the country and the world, deals with all aspects of the […]

BarCamp Boston 9, October 11-12, NERD

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Yepper. Save the date. Awesome sessions. Nifty networking. Informal. Like usual. And yet unique, like every year is a new experience. BarCamp Boston 9 October 11 & 12, 2014 Microsoft NERD on Memorial Drive, not too far from the Kendall T station (BarCamp Boston, by the way, played a major role in me having the […]

Free Web Presentations for Librarians, Including a Solo One Thursday, 6/19

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Through an American Library Association group on LinkedIn, I found a list of free programs offered over the Internet for librarians in June. Sure, the month is almost over (*gasp!*), but materials related to past ones may be available online still and a few of the upcoming ones could be quite useful, including a Thursday […]

MIT Libraries Sponsors Showing of The Monuments Men, 4/30, 8 p, 26-100

Friday, April 25th, 2014

For National Preservation Week, the MIT Libraries are sponsoring a free showing of The Monuments Men via LSC at MIT, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at 8:00 pm, 26-100 (that’s Building 26, room 100, a big movie theatre lecture hall not too far from the landmark Stata Center). Did I mention the showing is free? Come […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

Wishing everyone a safe and wonderful Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Let’s hope 2014 is a great one! Cheers! Posted by Rich

SLA New England Career Profiles Discussion Tues Oct 29, 2013 Boston Public LIbrary 6 pm Free

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Greetings The New England Chapter of the Special Libraries Association is presenting a panel discussion called Special Libraries Career Profiles: The Role of Information Professionals in Business Development and Marketing on Wednesday, October 29, 2013 at the Boston Public Library, Concourse Level, Room CO6 at 6 p.m. The event is free, but you have register […]

BarCamp Boston 8 2013 October 26-27, 2013 MIT Stata Center Cambridge Mass.

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

BarCamp Boston 8 2013 is being held on October 26-27, 2013 at the MIT Stata Center in Cambridge, Mass. Cost is free and open to everyone, though donations would be appreciated and have their benefits. “BarCamp Boston topics include: technology, development, food-science, startups, sci-fi, 3d printing, social media, gadgets, communities, design, hardware hacking, UI & […]

WordCamp Boston 2013 October 25-27, 2013 Microsoft NERD Center Cambridge Mass.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

WordCamp Boston 2013 is being held on October 25-27, 2013 at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. WordCamp deals with the WordPress blogging program which this website uses. Beginners and advanced users are welcome. Costs: Full weekend $60.00 Saturday/Sunday $40.00 Friday $20.00 For more info:  http://2013.boston.wordcamp.org/ Posted by Rich

Boston Book Festival October 17-19, 2013 Copley Square Boston Mass

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

The Boston Book Festival 2013 is being held on October 17-19, 2013 around Boston’s Copley Square area. Most of the events are being held on Saturday, October 19 starting at 10 am and are free. Some of the writers scheduled to appear are Tomie dePaola, Steve Almond, Laurie Edwards, Linda Barnes, Peter Abrahams, Leigh Montville, […]

Wikimedia New England General Meetup, Sat., 7/20, 12-2:30 p, Boston

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

The Wikimedia New England General Meetup happens Saturday, July 20, from noon to 2:30 pm at Wu Rosen Associates, 6 Edgerly Place, Boston, MA. RSVPs are appreciated. Contribute to the future of the chapter.