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Call for Proposals: NASIG Student Spotlight Sessions (Deadline March 30)
March 30, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Katy DiVittorio, Auraria Library in Denver, CO) The NASIG Student Outreach Committee (SOC) invites proposals for the Student Spotlight Sessions for the 32nd NASIG Conference in Indianapolis, IN, from June 8 to 11. The theme of the conference is …
Call Your Representative in the U.S. House TODAY to Preserve Library Funding
March 30, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL President, on behalf of ACRL) I'm asking you, as an ACRL member, to take 5 minutes today to pick up the phone and call your elected official in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ask him/her to preserve federal library fund…
Teach Out for Illinois Higher Education to Be Held Thursday, April 27
March 30, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past-President) In case you haven’t heard, Tuesday, April 27, is the date for the Teach Out for Illinois Higher Education. Events will take place in Springfield, as well as at individual campuses across the state. Follo…
Webinar on National Library of Medicine Traveling Banner Exhibitions at 2:00 PM on March 29
March 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Kiscaden, Associate Director for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) This is just a reminder that our NNLM Resource Picks webinar, “How to Make the Most of Your National Library of Medici…
NN/LM – Greater Midwest Region Accepting Award Applications Beginning April 1
March 26, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region is offering eight unique funding opportunities for the May, 201…
ILLiad Users Group Holding May 3 Preconference at Colorado ILL Conference
March 26, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Don Pawl, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs) An ILLiad Users Group preconference will take place on Wednesday, May 3, in advance of the 48th annual Colorado ILL Conference. The preconference is free and will occur from 9:30 AM…
Registration Open for Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit (April 4-5)
March 26, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region will present a poster at the Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit, which…
Schonfeld to Speak at ISU on April 10 About Libraries’ Academic Support Roles
March 25, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Dane Ward, Dean of Milner Library at Illinois State University) Mark your calendars. Illinois State University’s Bryant Jackson Lecture will take place at 10:00 AM on Thursday, April 13, in the Circus Room in the Bone Ce…
ILA’s Doyle Receives 2017 John Philip Immroth Memorial Award
March 25, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces that Robert P. Doyle is the recipient of the 2017 John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award. The Immroth Award …
Illinois Fire Services Institute Library Among 30 Finalists for IMLS National Medal
March 25, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Institute of Museum and Library Services) The Institute of Museum and Library Services has announced 30 finalists for the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Among them is the Illinois Fire Services Institute Library, the onl…
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