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IACRL Seeking Committee Volunteers
August 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Carolyn Ciesla, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) Are you looking for an opportunity to connect with your library peers at the state level? Do you want to play an important role in helping the Illinois Association of College and Research Lib…
4 Questions with Lian Ruan, Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year
August 4, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Dr. Lian Ruan is the 2017 recipient of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award. Ruan is past President (2015-2016) and current Executive Director of the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA).…
Charleston Conference Call for Papers Open Through Friday, July 14
July 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Clarage, CARLI) The 2017 Charleston Conference call for papers, panels, speakers, poster sessions, and other events still open through Friday, July 14. Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition is an annual conf…
“Effective and Valuable Outreach: Aligning Activities to Goal-Driven Assessment” Webinar on July 19
July 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kimberly Boyd, Brenau University) The latest webinar in the Georgia Library Association’s Carterette Series, “Effective and Valuable Outreach: Aligning Activities to Goal-Driven Assessment”, will take place on Wednesday, J…
STS Liaisons Online Forum on Wednesday, July 12 (2:15-3:30 PM)
July 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Li Zhang, University of Saskatchewan) Join us for the the ACRL-STS Liaisons Online Forum, which will take place on Wednesday, July 12, from 2:15 to 3:30 PM CST. The Forum will be presented by the STS Liaisons Committee. STS maintains&#…
Free “How Libraries Can Help Students from Disadvantaged Socio-economic Backgrounds” Online Event August 1
July 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Laura Gariepy, Virginia Commonwealth University) The online program "How Libraries Can Help Students from Disadvantaged Socio-economic Backgrounds" will be offered on Tuesday, August 1, at 11:00 AM CST. To register for the program…
Proposals Deadline for Privacy & Security for Today’s Library Conference Extended to 7/14
July 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jodie Borgerding, Amigos Library Services) We hear a lot about how to handle difficult patrons, cybersecurity, and protecting patron data. However, other areas of security and privacy often get overlooked. Have you thought about your libraryR…
Bloomberg Receives Hugh Atkinson Memorial/Demco Award
July 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) Kathleen L. Bloomberg, formerly the Associate Director of Operations of the Illinois State Library and now recently retired, is the 2017 recipient of the Illinois Library Association Hugh Atkinson Memorial/Demco…
Academic Librarian of the Year Award Goes to UIUC's Ruan
July 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) Dr. Lian Ruan is the 2017 recipient of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award. The award, presented by the ILA Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries…
Registration Open for July 26 NNLM Webinar “Understanding Systematic Reviews and More at PubMed Health”
July 3, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Derek Johnson, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Registration is now open for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine webinar “Understanding Systematic Reviews and More at PubMed Health”.…
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