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IACRL and UIC Hosting Viewing of ACRL Webinar "Essentials of Usability Design for Library Research Guides" at Daley Library on June 7
May 8, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries (IACRL) and the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Library are pleased to host a viewing of the Association of College and Research Libraries webinar “Essentials…
17th Annual Information Literacy Summit: An Interview with Tish Hayes
March 12, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
By Andrea JakubasIllinois Institute of Technology The 17th Annual Information Literacy Summit, presented by DePaul University Library and Moraine Valley Community College Library, will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 on the Moraine Valley Community…
Health Science Librarians of Illinois Update
March 12, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Eric EdwardsIllinois State Library The Health Science Librarians of Illinois had a busy fall, with their Annual Conference taking place in Bloomington from October 25 to 27. The theme of the event was “The Times Are Changing,” with a focu…
Meet the new ILA Executive Director: Diane Foote
March 12, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Emily GilbertRasmussen College IACRL: Congratulations on your new role as the ILA Executive Director! For those who may not be familiar, could you share a little about what the Executive Director does? Diane Foote: Thank you! I'm happy to provide som…
Member Spotlight: Reina Williams
March 12, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Emily GilbertRasmussen College IACRL: Describe yourself in three words. Reina Williams: Dedicated. Loyal. Hard-working. IACRL: What is your current professional position and what do you like best about it? RW: Currently I am the Reference Librarian a…
Proposals Sought for IACRL@ILA track at 2018 ILA Conference
March 12, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Lindsay HarmonLewis University As co-chair of the 2018 Illinois Library Association conference, I’d like to encourage academic librarians from across the state to submit a program proposal for ILA 2018, “Libraries: All Inclusive,” w…
Scholarly Communication RoadShow at U of I
March 12, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Andrea JakubasIllinois Institute of Technology The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in collaboration with CARLI, was chosen as one of five host sites for the event, “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement RoadShow.…
Recent Publications by Illinois Academic Librarians: Fall 2017-Winter 2018
March 12, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Compiled by Krista Bowers-SharpeWestern Illinois University Libraries Ayers, Meredith. “Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Metal Recycling Overview for Librarians.” Science & Technology Libraries 36.4 (2017): 339–350. Da…
Make Your Voices Heard: Join IACRL in Washington
March 12, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Jim Deiters, ILA Advocacy CommitteeOak Lawn Public Library Last spring, President Trump was threatening to cut off federal funding for libraries, and 42 Illinois librarians joined hundreds more from across the county to lobby legislators in Washingto…
Candidate Statements for IACRL Elections
March 12, 2018 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Candidates for Vice President/President Elect Nestor L. Osorio My interest in the position of Vice-President / President-Elect is based on my strong commitment to serve the academic librarians and libraries of the state. I am a practicing professiona…
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