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Rise Up!: Official Call for ILA 2017 Conference Proposals
January 24, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Sarah Sagmoen, University of Illinois Springfield) As the co-chair of the 2017 ILA Conference planning committee, I want to personally invite you to submit a proposal for a conference session. As an academic librarian myself, I would love to see…
ALA Annual Conference Poster Session Proposals Due February 3
January 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago! The poster session committee encourages submissions from all type…
Columbia College One of Three ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Winners
January 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) ACRL announces the recipients of the 2017 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award – Miami Dade College – Learning Resources, Miami, Florida; Columbia College Chicago Library, Chicago, Illinois; and …
ALCTS Launching New Mentoring Program
January 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce the launch of a new mentoring program for its members. The ALCTS Mentoring Program facilitates and encourages profe…
RUSA Seeking Feedback on Disaster Guidelines for Resource-Sharing
January 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Margaret Ellingson, Emory University) The ALA RUSA STARS Codes, Guidelines and Technical Standards Committee (http://www.ala.org/rusa/contact/rosters/stars/rus-stacodes) has begun the required 7-year review of the Guidelines for Resource-Sharing…
Registration Open for SUNYLA Midwinter Online Conference
January 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Bill Jones, SUNY Geneseo) SUNYLA Midwinter Online Conference 2017 Library Hacks: Reuse, Repurpose, and Remix Friday, February 10, 2017 (10:00 AM – 2:30 PM) Cost of Attendance: Free to all! Registration is open! Register here. Librarians ar…
Call for Papers: ILDS 2017 Conference
January 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Seangill Peter Bae, Princeton University) The IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section Standing Committee invites papers for the 15th Interlending & Document Supply Conference, to be held October 4-6, 2017, in Paris, hosted by The…
Academic Librarians Encouraged to Submit Program Proposals for ILA 2017 Conference
January 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Carolyn Ciesla, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) I know the spring semester "just" started, but it’s almost time to submit your program proposal to ILA for this year’s conference. Details are below--IACRL encourages you and your…
Proposals for Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award Due March 17
January 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award for 2017 This award is being jointly presented by the Beta Phi Mu International Honor Society and the American Library Association’s Library Research Round Table to …
First Issue of Journal of New Librarianship Available
January 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via, Dr. Dane Ward, Dean of Milner Library, Illinois State University) On behalf of editors Stephen Weiter and Matthew Kopel and the editorial board, I am pleased and excited to announce the publication of Volume 1, Issue 1, of the Journal of New Li…
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