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Publications by Illinois Academic Librarians: October 2020-March 2021
March 17, 2021 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Compiled by Jill Harper, Heartland Community College, and Krista Bowers Sharpe, Western Illinois University  Aldred, B. Grantham. 2020. “Asynchronizing with the Framework: Reflections on the Process of Creating an Asynchronous Library Assi…
IACRL Introduces New DEI Task Force
March 17, 2021 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
by Elena Carrillo, University of Illinois Chicago On February 12, 2021, Emily Gilbert, Vice President/President Elect of IACRL called the first meeting of the IACRL Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force. The task force consists of five members …
Nominate an IACRL Member for a 2021 ILA Award!
March 17, 2021 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Sara Benson, 2020 Crosman Memorial Award Natalie Hall, 2020 Technical Services Award Rebecca Ginsburg, 2020 Intellectual Freedom Award by Christina Norton, Bradley University Now is the time to recognize the efforts of excellent Illinois academic lib…
Position Changes & Job Listings in IL Academic Libraries: Spring 2021
March 17, 2021 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
compiled by Jill Harper, Heartland Community College   Sarah B. Hill began serving as Director of Library Services for Lake Land College this January. Prior to that she was Information Services Librarian at Lake Land College. Liz Hollendonner ac…
YASF Meeting Minutes: 2.11.21
March 9, 2021 - Young Adult Services Forum (YASF)
https://yasfnews.wordpress.com/2021/02/23/february-11-2021-meeting/
RAILS For-Profit & Small Academic Libraries Group to Meet March 18
March 9, 2021 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The RAILS discussion group for For-Profit and Small Academic Libraries will hold their next meeting on Thursday, March 18th, from 11 AM to 12 PM. Those interested in attending should contact the host, Emily Gilbert (Emily.Gilbert@rasmussen.edu) to be…
YASF Meeting Minutes: 01.14.2021
February 8, 2021 - Young Adult Services Forum (YASF)
https://yasfnews.wordpress.com/2021/01/29/january-14-2021-meeting/
Forum Spotlight from the ILA Alert
January 28, 2021 - Resources & Technical Services Forum (RTSF)
The Resources and Technical Services Forum (RTSF) provides networking and continuing education opportunities for library workers who specialize in cataloging, acquisitions, collection management, and collection development. Over the last se…
Reminder: Registration Open for IACRL’s Streaming of ACRL Webinar “Teaching Online in Plain Language” (Wed., Jan. 27, 1:00-2:30 PM)
January 26, 2021 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Emily Gilbert, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) Join the Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries for a viewing of the ACRL webinar “Teaching Online in Plain Language: Creating Clear Research Guides, Library Websites, …
2021 Tournament of Books
January 19, 2021 - Young Adult Services Forum (YASF)
Welcome to the 2021 Tournament of Books! Thirty-two of the finest young adult novels published in 2020 have been selected to battle it out in this years tournament, judged by Illinois librarians!  Visit So like YA know... for updates.
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