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LLAMA Accepting Applications for John Cotton Dana Awards
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Awards (JCD). These awards, managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, h…
ALA Seeking Proposals for 2017-2018 Diversity Research Grants Through April 15
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services seeks proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program. Applications may address any diversity-related topic which ad…
March 8 ACRL Webcast: “Essentials of Usability Design for Library Research Guides”
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College and Research Libraries) Web design, in the form of creating online research guides, has become a big part of many librarians’ jobs, but we’re rarely taught how to do it well. Most of us learn the nuts and b…
Call for Proposals: CARLI Instruction Showcase
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lorna Engels, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois) The CARLI Instruction Committee is seeking presentation proposals for the fifth annual Instruction Showcase on Thursday, June 15th at National Louis University, W…
Latest NN/LM – Greater Midwest Region Funding Opportunities Now Posted
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region)  The GMR’s funding opportunities for the May 2017 – April 2018 fiscal year are now available on our funding page. The GMR will begin …
Register Now for CARLI Resource Sharing Open Houses
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lorna Engels, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois) Please share with anyone in your institution who may be interested. Thursday, April 6, 2017 9:30am to 3:30pm Resource Sharing Open house at University of Illinois, Chicago,…
CARLI Holding Informational Webinar for Committee Volunteers on March 8
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lorna Engels, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois) Have you ever considered volunteering for a CARLI committee? Not sure what all is involved? If so, please plan to join us on Wednesday, March 8, from 10:30−11:00…
Apply for MLA 2017 “Free Lunch” Award
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Nicole Theis-Mahon, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) Are you attending MLA’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA? If you are a member of the Midwest Chapter/MLA here is your chance to get a Free Lunch and have a lively discus…
Survey to Identify Libraries Directly Serving Patrons with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mary Beth Reidner, Chair of the Alzheimer’s and Related Interest Group) In 2015, the Alzheimer’s and Related Interest Group (IGARD) of the ASCLA division of ALA conducted its first National Survey of Current Practices (Exce…
ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee Seeks Information on Collection-Development Practices
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Tina Koleva, Illinois Library Association) Would you like to contribute to the discussion about intellectual freedom practices?  The Illinois Library Association Intellectual Freedom committee has prepared a survey and welcomes input f…
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