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Call for ACRL Science and Technology Section Liaisons (Deadline April 25)
April 23, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Li Zhang, University of Saskatchewan) Are you a member of a science or technology organization? Do you normally attend the conference or meeting of the organization? Would you like to be more involved in the Science and Technology Sect…
Call for Proposals–2017 ACRL/NY Symposium: The Mission (Deadline May 5)
April 22, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Linda Miles–Hostos Community College, The City University of New York) The Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of ACRL is soliciting presentation proposals for its December 1 Symposium. The theme of this year’s Symposium is th…
ACRL Instruction Section Seeks Feedback on Revisions to Info. Lit. Guidelines
April 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Carolyn Radcliff, Chapman University) The Information Literacy Best Practices Committee of the ACRL Instruction Section has been charged with revising the current Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Prac…
Registration Open for IOLUG Spring 2017 Conference (May 19)
April 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Franny Gaede, Butler University) Register now for the IOLUG (Indiana Online Users Group) Spring 2017 Conference–“Cloudy with a Chance of Technology”. The Conference will be held on Friday, May 19, at the Indiana …
Call for Submissions: Presentations at STEM Librarians South (July 20-21)
April 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Christina Chan-Park, Baylor University) Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 STEM Librarians South Conference, which will take place on Thursday, July 20, and Friday, July 21. The location is Waco, TX. Please submit a pr…
Nominate a Colleague for the Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award (Deadline May 15)
April 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Do you have a colleague who has done wonderful work in an academic library? Have they done important research? Have they provided exemplary service to professional organization? The Illinois Association of Col…
Illinois Academic Librarians Present at ALA Midwinter
April 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The following Illinois academic librarians presented at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting. This year’s even took place in Atlanta, GA, from January 20 to 24. John Hernandez (Web & Mobile Services Librarian, Northwestern University) LITA User E…
ALA Nominating Committee Seeking Candidates for 2018 Elections
April 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The Nominating Committee for the 2018 ALA election is soliciting nominees to run on the 2018 spring ballot for the offices of ALA President-elect and Councilor-at-large. The Nominating Committee will select two …
Call for Submissions: 2017 Midwest Chapter MLA & MHSLA Joint Annual Conference (Deadline July 1)
April 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lynne Frederickson, University of Michigan—Ann Arbor) The Program Committee of the 2017 Midwest Chapter MLA & MHSLA Joint Annual Conference invites paper and poster abstract submissions on any topic of interest to t…
Call for Proposals: 2017 Southeastern Library Assessment Conference (Deadline Friday, April 21)
April 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Erin Nagel, Clayton State University) The Southeastern Library Assessment Conference invites proposals for the November 13-14, 2017, conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Program proposals should be designed to fit within a 45-minu…