Barbara Murison, editor of Around the Bookshops as well many other contributions to the library and publishing world, died peacefully on Wednesday.
Barbara will be sorely missed in our school library community. We know those in Wellington particularly, will be deeply saddened by her loss.
She was made a Life Member of SLANZA for her contribution to school libraries across the nation but also the contributions she has made in her own city, going well above and beyond for the school communities she helped out with books and sage advice.
This is a timely reminder that the Deadline for Collected 20 approaches. Submissions close on 15th May,2017.
Our theme for the issue is “Conferences and Professional Development”. We will be promoting SLANZA Conference 2017 Fiery Futures. The theme is SLANZA and non Slanza conferences people may have attended. Stories about special or uplifting experiences, speakers, workshops etc. and tips to navigating conferences, making the most of the opportunities, professional development and the collegiality of professional development would all be welcome. We also welcome articles of interest, reviews from members and accounts of local SLANZA or library related activities.
If you wish to submit something and have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Guidelines for submissions can be found at slanza.org.nz under the Resources tab. Our deadline for this issue is May 15 2017
Please feel free to contact me at the above address if you have any questions or concerns