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Input Sought for Study on Academic Libraries and Prayer Spaces at U.S. Colleges and Universities
February 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Christina Riehman-Murphy, Pennsylvania State University Libraries) We are conducting a study on the presence and use of prayer spaces in academic libraries. If you are currently employed, or are a student, at a college or university in the Unite…
Deadline for Illinois Community College Assessment Fair Proposals Extended to February 10
February 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Carolyn Ciesla, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) The proposal submission deadline for the 21st Annual Illinois Community College Assessment Fair–which will take place on Friday, February 24–has been extended to Friday, February …
NN/LM – Greater Midwest Region Forming Quarterly Journal Club
February 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Kiscaden, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region Associate Director) The Greater Midwest Region office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is organizing a Quarterly Journal Club for health…
Next NN/LM – GMR Update is Tuesday, February 21
February 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The next GMR Update will be held on Tuesday, February 21, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM CST. (Note that the GMR Office will be closed on Monday, February 20, for Pr…
NN/LM – Greater Midwest Region Forming Quarterly Journal Club
February 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Kiscaden, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region Associate Director) The Greater Midwest Region office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is organizing a Quarterly Journal Club for health…
2017 ALA Annual (Chicago) Poster Session Deadline is Friday, Feb. 3
February 3, 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…
Reminder--Project Welcome: Libraries Serving Refugees and Asylum Seekers Summit on Feb. 6
January 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) * Extended Registration Deadline & Program Announcement * Project Welcome: Libraries Serving Refugees and Asylum Seekers Summit The Mortenson Center for International Library Programs and the American Libr…
Proposals Deadline for CARLI Forum on Collections Data Analysis and Maintenance Extended to Feb. 10
January 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Clarage, CARLI) The deadline for proposals has been extended to February 10th. Please consider sharing your knowledge and experience with your CARLI colleagues! Call for Proposals: CARLI Forum on Collections Data Analysis and Maintenan…
National Library of Medicine Seeking Applicants for Associate Fellowship Program
January 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Application Deadline: The application deadline for 2017-2018 is January 27, 2017.The NLM Associate Fellowship Program is open to U.S. and Canadian library …
Loretta Parham Named 2017 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year
January 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Loretta Parham, CEO and Director of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library, is the 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Ye…