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ALA Releases Results of 2017 Elections
April 14, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The American Library Association has released the results of the 2017 elections. A number of Illinois academic librarians ran for office. Dr. Scott Walter, University Librarian at DePaul University, lost a very …
LITA AdaCamp at ALA Annual 2017 (Facilitators are Margaret Heller, Loyola, and Evviva Weinraub, Northwestern)
April 14, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Abigail Goben) Women in technology face numerous challenges in their day-to-day work. If you would like to join other women in the field to discuss topics related to those challenges, AvramCamp is for you. This one-day LITA p…
LITA AdaCamp Scholarship Available (Application Deadline is Saturday, April 15)
April 14, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Abigail Goben) Do you want to participate in LITA’s AdaCamp, a one-day unconference for women in library technology, at ALA Annual in Chicago? Would travel funding help you to attend? Thanks to support from our sponsors, LITA is offering s…
University of Chicago’s Kristin Martin Elected ALCTS President for 2018-2019
April 14, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Kristin E. Martin, electronic resources management librarian, University of Chicago, has been elected the 2018-2019 President of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS). She previo…
Reminder: Registration for CARLI Collections Data Analysis and Maintenance Forum Closes April 12
April 12, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Clarage, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois) This is a reminder that registration for the 2017 CARLI Collections Data Analysis and Maintenance Forum, jointly sponsored by the Collection Management and Techni…
Call for Proposals: ACRL IS Current Issues Discussion Forum (ALA Annual, 2017)
April 10, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kathy Magarrell, University of Iowa) The IS Current Issues Discussion Forum is an excellent opportunity for instruction librarians to explore and discuss current topics related to library instruction and information literacy. The steering commit…
Call for Proposals: Access Services Conference 2017 (Deadline May 5)
April 10, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Krista Higham, Millersville University) On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, we would like to invite you to submit a proposal for the Access Services Conference 2017, “Unlocking the 21st Century Library”.  This year…
Call for Proposals: Chapters in The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit (Deadline April 15)
April 10, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Megan Hodge, Virginia Commonwealth University) Chapter proposals are invited for The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit, a book collecting practical strategies on landing a first academic librarian position and building and enhancing…
ACRL STS Info. Lit. Committee Chat Discussion on April 21: “Developing a Scalable Online Scientific Information Literacy Module”
April 10, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Laksamee Putnam, Towson University) Please join us Friday, April 21, from 12:00 to 1:00 PM CST, for the monthly discussion hosted by the ACRL STS (Science & Technology Section) Information Literacy Committee. This month, three libr…
RAILS Hosting April 17 Session on FOLIO Library Services Platform
April 10, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Baaske, RAILS) Join Christopher Holly, Director of Software as a Service Innovation for EBSCO Information Services, as he explores what FOLIO, a new library services platform built for innovation, can mean for libraries. Participants…