Stay tuned for upcoming conference events!

Texas Library Association Annual Conference 2013:
Building Your Professional Career with Networking 1:00 – 2:20 Pm Wed, April 24, 2013.
Need help getting your career on track? We have the answers for you! Learn how to network with other librarians online and off, decide which organizations can offer the best results, and identify ways to advance your career.A business meeting follows the program. Presenters:Terri Gibbs, Emily Fowler Central Library, Denton Public Library; Greg Hardin, Texas Woman’s University Libraries; Janelle Hedstrom, Perry Castañeda Library, University of Texas at Austin;and Valerie Hill, Ethridge Elementary School,Lewisville ISD

Texas Library Association Annual Conference 2012:
Beta Phi Mu program and meeting information:
Creating Alliances with the Overlapping Fields of IT and Librarianship
(2:00 – 3:50 Pm)
Are you facing a “jurisdictional battle” between librarians and information technologists? The difference in
philosophical perspectives between the two is sometimes blurry and can lead to friction.
Learn some of the principles of working with IT departments and receive tips for successful cross-departmental collaboration. A business meeting follows the program. Presenters: Joel Battle, Sian Brannon, Kelly Brouillard,  Greg Hardin, Kris Helge, and Valerie Hill,

Texas Library Association Annual Conference 2011:

“Pitch for Your Niche” program  is available on Slideshare at:

Beta Phi Mu- Beta Lambda Chapter Social at TLA Annual Conference 2011
When: Thursday April 14, 2011 5-6pm Four Seasons Lobby Lounge, Austin, TX

Beta Phi Mu joint chapter business meeting
Wed. 4/13 from 3-3:50pm The room is Mezzanine Room 1, Level 2 of the Austin Convention Center. Please save the date and join us! (

See Association and group websites for upcoming conferences and training:

National Organization: ALA American Library Association

Association of College and Research Libraries (an ALA division)
Public Library Association (an ALA division)
American Association of School Librarians (an ALA division)

Special Libraries:

Special Library Association
Tip: Pay attention to upcoming conferences, professional tools, and membership information. Get involved!


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