Volume 3 | Issue 5 | May/June 2022
The Amigos Continuing Education Focused Newsletter
Congrats & Welcome
Congratulations! New Amigos Micro-Credential Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to the following two members for completing the requirements for the electronic resource management micro-credential certificate!
  • Jessie London, Texas Tech University
  • Alynne Rattler, Northwest Arkansas Community College

Welcome! Cataloging & Metadata Trainer Sarah Matusz
We are excited to welcome Sarah Matusz to the Amigos Library Services staff this week! She joins us as the new as Cataloging and Metadata Trainer. Learn more about Sarah:

Since graduating from library school, Sarah has cataloged for libraries in three states and each state has provided experience in a different type of library - state, academic, and public. Two of her former libraries were Amigos members, and she is pleased to be joining the Amigos team in a role that combines her love of cataloging with her love of talking to other people about cataloging.
Conferences & Special Events

Amigos Member Conference 2022
Building the New Library Team
Join us on Wednesday, May 11 for Amigos Member Conference 2022: Building the New Library Team. The conference will begin with the Member Business Meeting, which includes an opening keynote provided by Kristen Sorth and Tarza Tawfiq of St. Louis County Library.

Register now to explore the new library staffing landscape with us. Registration closes 5 p.m. May 6.
Save the Date!
Amigos Online Conference
Save the date, Thursday, September 8, 2022 for the next Amigos Online Conference.
Amigos Online Conferences - Easy to Access. Meaningful to Attend
Online conferences are a no-charge benefit for Amigos member libraries.

Register today for access to recent conferences:
Classes & Courses
Classes are always being added so be sure to check out our course schedule!
*All times are listed in the Central Time Zone*
Know & Go | 1 hr Monday Sessions | Free for Members
Live Online | Also Available on Request | Early Bird Discounts
GIS and GeoWeb Applications in Libraries ~ Self-paced May 2 – May 31
How to Teach Online May 3, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Introduction to Archival Practice May 10 – May 19, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Unconscious Bias in Hiring Practices May 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Introduction to Project Management May 17 – 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Planning 101 May 18 – 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Unpacking the ALA Committee on Diversity DEI Scorecard May 25 – 26, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Early bird registration ends 5/3
Regular Expressions June 7 – 9, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Early bird registration ends 5/16
Reference Management: A New Approach June 8 – 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Early bird registration ends 5/17
Introduction to Health Literacy for Libraries June 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Early bird registration ends 5/24
Media Literacy in Libraries June 16, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Early bird registration ends 5/25
Transparency in Library Communication June 28 – 29, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Early bird registration ends 7/25
Your Trainers | Learn more about your Amigos trainers
Library Services and Technology Trainer
Continuing Education Services Manager