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Science and Technology Section (STS): Professional Development Committee: Science Bootcamps

Activities and information about the ACRL Science and Technology Section Professional Development Committee

2022 Science Bootcamps

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 Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians

June 14 – 16 2022

Online Only
FREE!

The 2022 Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians will be held from June 14th to the 16th and will be hosted by the University of Rochester. The Boot Camp is being planned by members from Miami University in Ohio, Ohio State University, Purdue University, Rochester Institute of Technology, SUNY Cortland, University at Buffalo, University of Chicago, University of Cincinnati and University of Rochester. 

This immersive conference offers librarians an opportunity to learn about current research advancements in science. The Great Lakes Science Boot Camp will strive to cultivate an ongoing learning community of librarians providing research support for scientists.  Whether you work with medical researchers, engineering undergrads, or physicists looking for the next nanoparticle, you’ll find something of interest at GLSBC 2022.  Details will be added to our website as they are determined.  Contact Sue Cardinal (scardinal@library.rochester.edu)  if you have any questions.

STEM LIBRARIANS SOUTH 2022

Join us at the STEM Librarians South 2022 Conference.

STEM Librarians South, now in its 12th year, is the first conference to focus solely on STEM librarianship. The conference brings together information professionals and academics to discuss current research, ideas, insights, and best practices that advance STEM research and education. Join us to present your latest work, learn from peers, and network with colleagues in a virtual setting.

Register now to get conference updates, Zoom links for the sessions, and additional information as the conference approaches.

True North Science Boot Camp 2022

Date: May 10, 2022  - May 12, 2022  

Location: Online

Details

Website: https://sites.google.com/macewan.ca/tnsbc-2022/home

Theme: Community-Based Science Scholarship

The True North Science Boot Camp is a professional development program for librarians. Boot camp activities span three days and feature educational presentations delivered by scientists and engineers. Boot camp sessions provide opportunities for librarians to learn more about science and the research process, discuss best practices, and share ideas and experiences.

Librarians involved in supporting research in the sciences or engineering, or anyone with an interest in scientific research are welcome to participate.

The 2022 True North Science Bootcamp will be hosted virtually by MacEwan University on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 10:00am – 3:00pm MDT
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 10:00am – 3:00pm MDT
  • Thursday, May 12, 2022, 10:00am – 3:00pm MDT

Register here: https://libcal.macewan.ca/calendar/tnsbc2022/registration

As the conference is being held online, there will be no conference fee.

14th Annual New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians

Join us for the 14th Annual New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians, to be held virtually on June 8, 2022. Our virtual host this year is Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).

Science Boot Camp is an immersive experience that provides librarians with the opportunity to network with peers and learn about topics in physical sciences, health sciences, life sciences, and technology.

The theme for this year’s camp is Personalized Medicine. Our Capstone session will be on Systematic Reviews.

Registration is now open!

https://wpi.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UMH4Rr4eQvmMX4W7ZfZDQA

For updates and more information, visit: https://sites.google.com/view/nesciboot/home

Science Boot Camp on Twitter: #sbc2022

For general questions, please contact llwilson@holycross.edu

About Science Bootcamps

Science boot camps provide librarians with the opportunity to network with peers and learn about topics in the sciences and technology. There are five boot camps held throughout the year in various locations in the US and Canada.

  • Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians
  • New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians
  • Southeast Science Boot Camp
  • STEM Librarians South
  • True North Science Boot Camp