Reminder: Registration Open for ILA Strategic-Planning Focus Groups

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

November 14, 2018

(via the Illinois Library Association)

ILA is planning a series of focus groups to understand what creates value for its members and stakeholders. The input received will be factored into creating a dynamic strategic plan with goals that will shape the future of ILA. Reservations to attend the focus groups are now OPEN. Members, non-members and others interested in offering their input are encouraged to attend one of the focus groups. The questions to be discussed will be the same at each session: 

  • November 14 - 3:00-4:30 p.m. at RAILS Burr Ridge (intended for those in RAILS's service area) Registration for this      session is now closed.
  • November 19 - Noon-1:30 p.m. Online Session (open to anyone)
  • November 26 - Noon-1:30 p.m. Online Session (intended for ALA ethnic affiliates: AILA, APALA, BCALA, CALA, REFORMA.) Affiliate members may choose to attend this or any other session.
  • November 28 - 9:00-10:30 a.m. IHLS Carbondale (intended for those in IHLS's service area)
  • November 28 - 3:00-4:30 p.m. IHLS Edwardsville (intended for those in IHLS's service area)
  • November 29 - 10:00-11:30 a.m. IHLS Edwardsville (intended for those in IHLS's service area)
  • NEW DATE: November 30 - 8:30-10:00 a.m. IHLS Champaign
  • December 5 - 3:00-4:30 p.m. ILA Office Chicago (intended for Chicago-area participants) 

For questions regarding the focus groups, please contact Tamara Jenkins, ILA Communication and Engagement Manager, at (312) 644-1896 or

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