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Feedback Wanted on Potential RAILS Overlay Software
May 14, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Margaret Chambers, CARLI, on behalf of Jane Plass, RAILS) The Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) potential overlay project aims to provide library users with seamless access to the online catalogs of consortia and standalo…
Call for Proposals: #BUDSC17, “Looking Forward, Looking Back: The Evolution of Digital Scholarship”
May 14, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Courtney Paddick, Bucknell University) Bucknell University, with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will host its fourth annual digital scholarship conference (#BUDSC17) from Friday, October 6, to Sunday, October 8. The theme of …
Call for Reviewers: Choice/ACRL’s Resources for College Libraries
May 14, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Resources for College Libraries (RCL), the Choice/ACRL bibliography of essential titles for undergraduate teaching and research, seeks experienced subject librarians to serve as referees for the peer…
Lovejoy Library Hosting 2017 Spring Symposium on May 22
May 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Karen Gallacci, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Lovejoy Library will hold its 2017 Spring Symposium, “From Transaction to Transformational: The Changing Role of the 21st Century …
GLA/Carterette Webinar on June 7: “Advancing into Academic Library Middle Management”
May 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) The Georgia Library Association will host a webinar in its Carterette Series, “Movin’ on Up: Advancing into Academic Library Middle Management”, on Wednesday, June 7, from 1:00…
Registration Open for May 18 NN/LM - GMR Webinar, "Strategies for Engaging Underserved Communities"
May 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Darlene Kaskie, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) It takes a village to improve the health of persons living in medically underserved areas. Join the one-hour GMR webinar to learn strategies for partnering…
Reminder: Next NN/LM – GMR Update is Monday, May 15
May 12, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Roberts, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Here’s your exciting reminder that the May, 2017, GMR Update is Monday, May 15, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM CST. Please join us for the first …
Registration Open for May 31 RAILS Workshop “Developing Shareable Metadata for DPLA”
May 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Baaske, Reaching Across Illinois Library System) RAILS is offering a workshop on Developing Shareable Metadata for DPLA (Digital Public Library of America) on Wednesday, May 31, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.  Hannah Stitzlein from …
ACRL Looking for Contributors to Framework Sandbox
May 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Chase Ollis, ACRL) The ACRL Framework Sandbox is accepting contributions. The Sandbox is a place of discovery and sharing of information literacy resources related to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Edu…
UIUC’s Knox Reelected to Freedom to Read Foundation Boardby Eric EdwardsPOSTED: FRIDAY, 5/12/2017
May 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Freedom to Read Foundation) Six people were elected to terms on the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Board of Trustees in the annual FTRF election held in April. Reelected to their second of two-year terms were Charles Brownstein, (Executiv…