Reminder: Webinar & CABL Meeting March 22nd


Our first CABL meeting of the year will take place on March 22nd.

Our meeting will begin after the MLA Webinar Finding Grey Literature for Systematic Reviews: Can it be more Black and White. If you missed our first webinar of the year, plan to attend for March 22nd at 11am!

More details to follow closer to the date.


2017 MLA Webinars

Save the following dates and look for information on the CABL listserv.

▪ January 31 “Flexing Your Powerhouse Librarian Muscles: The Foundations of Effective Project Management;” join Jamie M. Gray as she identifies preplanning strategies and key behaviors to move your project forward.
▪ February 8: Expert Searching presented by Terry Ann Jankowski, AHIP, FMLA
▪ March 22: Grey Literature presented by Barbara L. Folb

2016 CABL Election Results

Our 2016 CABL election recently concluded.

The election results are as follows:

President-elect: Hal Bright
Secretary: Nancy Showalter

You can view the full results in our CABL Archives shortly.

Congratulations to our election winners and thank you to all of our candidates who ran for office this year!

Upcoming Webinars & Save the Dates

Hello everyone,

It’s been a busy couple months for CABL members as we just completed PubMed training session in October and just wrapped up MLA’s Instructional Design webinar Series in October and November.

Fortunately, if you missed any of those events there are several more webinars this year (and of course our Holiday Party on December 2nd)!

Confirmed Webinar: Scanning the Horizon: Emerging Technology at Your Library and in the Classroom Tuesday, November 29, 12 pm – 130 pm at HonorHealth – North Mountain (in Cowden Center) 9202 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ.  More information here:

Save the Date: Wednesday December 7th Fortis College Library Advisory Board Meeting  & Beyond Systematic: The Librarian’s Role in Shaping Reviews.  The Advisory Board meeting runs from 10-11:30 followed by free lunch and the webinar runs from 12 pm to 130 pm.

RSVP to Debra Schneider.


Upcoming CABL Webinars & Meetings


PubMed Revisited Training & Fall CABL Meeting
CABL is hosting this training and a CABL meeting next week.  If you haven’t RSVP’d to Deb Schneider please do so as soon as possible and If you haven’t registered for the class officially please do so at:

Location: GCU Library Grand Canyon University 3300 W. Camelback Rd. Bldg. 29 Phoenix, AZ  85017

Classroom location/name:  Library Instruction Room, Student Union 3rd Floor, Building 29

Date & Time: October 13th from 10 am – noon, lunch and CABL meeting to follow



Instructional Design Webinar Series
CABL will also be hosting MLA’s four-part series on instructional design.  This series aims to help novice and experienced teachers and course designers be more effective in how they design, deliver and evaluate their face-to-face and online instruction. 1.5 CE credits awarded per session.

Location: AT Still University 5850 E Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85260

Dates & Times:
Tuesday October 18, 2016, 11 am – 1230 pm AZ time – What’s Theory Got to Do with It? Learning Theories, Instructional Design, and the Librarian

Wednesday October 26, 2016, 11 am – 1230 pm AZ time – Designing Online Instruction: It’s Not Just for Distance Education Anymore

Wednesday November 9, 2016, 12 pm- 130 pm AZ time – Don’t Flip Out! Exploring Team-Based Learning

Tuesday November 22, 2016, 12 pm – 130 pm AZ timeSetting Yourself Up for Success with Learning Assessment



Last Minute Webinar Reminder!

Hello all,

You’ve probably seen on our listserv that we are hosting an upcoming webinar later this week.  In case you haven’t please see the information below!

TIME: Wednesday October 5th 11 am- 1230 pm

WHAT: Demystifying R: An Introduction for Librarians – description at
LOCATION: Fortis College
555 N. 18th Street Room TBA
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Thank you to NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region for generously funding CABL for this webinar and to Amy Nadell for hosting us at Fortis College!

Please contact & RSVP to Deb Schneider if you plan to attend.

Still time to register for AzLA 2016


For those interested there is still time to register to attend the Arizona Libraries Association (AzLA) Annual conference.

This year’s conference takes place in Tucson, Arizona at the Hilton Tuscan El Conquistador from November 2-4.

The early bird rate is good to September 30th. For more details see:

I hope to see some fellow CABL members in attendance!