The Ohio Library Support Staff Institute, has opened registration for OLSSI 2009. The title is fun: "The Superheroes of YOUR Library: SUPPORT STAFF!" (Having just read the paperback compilation of the 12 Watchmen stories, I am back into superheroes. Or maybe I'm just reliving my youth...)
Anyway, the conference will be held August 2 – 4, 2009, on the beautiful campus of
OLSSI has added a discounted Early Bird Registration Rate of $200 until May 15th. And their scholarship contest is still open for first-time attendees.
This is a great opportunity to build skills in your front line and behind the scenes staff, and expose them to some new ways of thinking about libraries. As Alan Kay said, "Point of view is worth 80 IQ points!"