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Upcoming NNLM Course–“Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles” (July 24-Sept. 24)
June 24, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Derek Johnson, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Network of Librarians of Medicine (NNLM) invites you to participate in “Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles”. This cou…
Call for Proposals: Tech Tools Lightning Round (July 13 at Adler University in Chicago)
June 24, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Ariel Orlov, Adler University) The Chicago Distance Library Services Group is calling for presenter submissions for a Tech Tools Lightning Round to be held on Thursday, July 13, at Adler University in Chicago, IL. Share the free or inexpens…
"Collaborating on Course Design: Part II" Webinar on Wednesday, June 28 (1:00-2:00)
June 23, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Please excuse any cross-postings. (via Kelly McCallister, Appalachian State University) The North Carolina Library Association’s College & University Section is hosting a free webinar, “Collaborating on Course Design: Part II”, …
Call for Nominations: ACRL Instruction Section Featured Teaching Librarian
June 22, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Sara Scheib, University of Iowa) Do you know someone who is an amazing teaching librarian? If yes, consider nominating them as a Featured Teaching Librarian! If you’re an amazing teaching librarian, consider nominating yourself. The A…
Reminder: Feedback Sought for Revisions to IFLA Interlibrary Loan Guidelines
June 22, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Seangill Peter Bae, Princeton University) The IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section Standing Committee is revising the International Resource Sharing and Docu…
Reminder: Deadline to Register for Great Lakes Science Boot Camp is June 30
June 22, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Daniel Dotson, The Ohio State University) This is a reminder that the deadline to register for the Great Lakes Science Boot Camp 2017 is Friday, June 30. The program will take place from Wednesday, July 19, to Friday, July 21…
“ACRL 101” Recordig for ALA Annual First-Timers Now Available
June 22, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Going to ALA Annual for the first time this summer? Not sure what to expect? Check out the “ACRL 101” webcast to make the most of your first ALA Annual Conference experience. This on…
Illinois Librarians Have Articles Listed Among ALA Library Instruction Roundtable Top 20
June 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Several Illinois librarians have articles featured in the ALA Library Instruction Roundtable Top Twenty Articles for 2016. Every year, the American Library Association’s LIRT Top Twenty Committee reviews the library instruction literature …
Apply for the Sewell Travel Award for Public Health to Attend APHA Annual Meeting
June 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Helena VonVille, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Is your position related to public health or a public-health-related field? Would you like an opportunity to immerse yourself in the public-health field for a few days? …
Reminder: Register Now for “New Discoveries in Reference”: RUSA/RSS 23rd Annual Reference Research Forum
June 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via David Ward, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Come join the RUSA RSS Research and Statistics Committee for a lively presentation of exciting new research in the field of reference services.  Our presenters, selected using a blind …