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Apply for the MLA/Midwest Chapter First-Time Attendee Grant
April 27, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Abigail Goben, University of Illinois at Chicago) Are you thinking about attending your first MLA/Midwest Chapter meeting? If you have a master’s degree in library/information science and have never attended a Midwest Chapter Annual Meetin…
Call for Applications: Sewell Fund Stipends for the 2017 AACP Annual Meeting (Deadline Monday, May 15)
April 27, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Charlotte Beyer, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science) Stipends will be available for librarians who work directly with pharmacy educators and pharmacy students to attend the 2017 annual conference of the American Association of …
Reminder: Registration Open for June 9 Social Sciences Librarians Boot Camp
April 27, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dianne Brown, Tufts University) Registration for the Social Sciences Librarians Boot Camp is now open.  Regular registration is $60; the student rate is $30. The seventh annual Social Sciences Li…
2018 ACRL President’s Program Invites Participation
April 27, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) At ALA Annual 2018 in New Orleans, the ACRL President’s Program will explore the idea of resilience in (hopefully) all of its complexity.  As a first step in our planning process, we want to he…
Election for RAILS Board Open (Vote by May 12)
April 26, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Baaske, Reaching Across Illinois Library System) Please take a moment to vote in the RAILS Board election. Each RAILS library agency (main academic library building) can cast one ballot. Usually, the library director c…
Reminder: Deadline to Volunteer for a CARLI Committee is Friday, April 28
April 25, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Michelle Haake, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois) The application period to serve on one of the CARLI committees will close Friday, April 28, at 5:00 PM. You can review the list of committees and their charges&…
Call for Proposals: IDS Project Conference 2017 (Deadline is May 19)
April 25, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elise Thornley, Binghamton University) The IDS Project’s 13th Annual Summer Conference is July 27 and 28, at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, NY. This year’s conference theme is “Steering the Future, Together”.  …
Nominate an Academic Librarian for an Illinois Library Association Award
April 24, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) The Illinois Library Association sponsors many awards each year. Most of them can be given to academic librarians. I encourage you to take a look and consider nominating one of your excellent colleagues. Nomin…
ACRL Instruction Section Offering Spring Professional-Development Webinars (May 1, May 17, and June 2)
April 23, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Michele Ostrow, University of Texas at Austin) The ACRL Instruction Section Management & Leadership Committee is excited to announce our spring online professional-development series, three online webinars on topics of interest to instructio…
Next ACRL IS Teaching Methods Virtual Event is Tuesday, April 25
April 23, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Emilie Vrbanic, University of Washington) This is just a reminder that the ACRL IS (Instruction Section) Teaching Methods Virtual Event is Tuesday, April 25, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM CST. The event is titled “Improve Your Instruction…