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Atkins Library
Halton Room
February 26, 2015
2:00 p.m.

Space is limited. Please contact Denelle Eads to RSVP for this event.


Tech Summit
March 13, 2015
1-3 p.m.

Johnson & Wales University
Registration Opens February 23rd
Seating is limited

AR (Augumented Reality) what is it, what apps are out there, how it can be used in the library and a quick demo of how to create projects for your library. – Judy Walker (UNCC)
Gestural interfaces – Beth Martin (UNCC)

Telling the Library's Story through Social Media – Katy Rust (CML)
Mindfulness – Richard Moniz (JWU)

Free to attend
Parking is Free.

MLA 10th annual conference!
Call for Proposals

  Have something you want to share? We want to hear from you!
Submit your proposal here.

This year, we will also be using a blind review process.


Proposals will be due by 5 pm on Friday March 6, 2015.


You will hear back about your proposal no later than April 1, 2015.

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Dr. James V. (Jim) Carmichael, Jr.

Dr. James V. (Jim) Carmichael, Jr. is professor of Library and Information Studies at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he has taught full time since 1989. He teaches basic reference courses and academic libraries on a regular basis, along with history of libraries. He received his BA in French from Emory University (1969)along with his MLn. He completed his doctoral dissertation on Tommie Dora Barker and Southern Librarianship in 1988 at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has written extensively on southern library history, gender issues, and LGBT history and librarianship. He shares his home with an 18 year old cat named Cosima CanCoon Quixote, has been avidly involved with UNCG’s Faculty Senate (Secretary, 2012-2016), the American Association of University Professors (President, North Carolina Conference, 2014-2016), Facebook updates, and is spearheading a year-long celebration of Herman Melville’s work for Scuppernong Books.


Metrolina Library Association is made up of librarians and paraprofessionals from public, academic, school and special libraries, and of other individuals interested in libraries.  We encourage awareness and cooperation, provide opportunities for social interaction among Charlotte area library professionals, offering continuing education opportunities, and encourage cooperation, networking, and resource sharing among Charlotte area libraries.

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13 Mar 2015 1:00 PM • Johnson & Wales University
11 Jun 2015 8:00 AM (EDT) • Harris Conference Center
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