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Special Webcast: ACRL Committee Volunteer Opportunities (Dec. 14)
December 16, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Have you considered serving on an ACRL committee? Find out more next week with this free webinar: ‘Tis the season to volunteer! If you’re interested in opportunities to connect and network with oth…
December 14 Forum on How to Volunteer for an ACRL Committee or Community of Practice
December 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College and Research Libraries) If you’re interested in opportunities to connect and network with others in the field or want to gain leadership experience by serving on an ACRL committee, now is the time to submit your …
Deadline for NASIG 2017 Grants, Scholarships, and Awards Extended to February 20
December 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) NASIG is pleased to announce the application cycle for its 2017 grants, awards, and scholarships to be awarded at the Annual Conference being held June 8-11, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Please visit the Awa…
Chicago Info/Library/Archives Workers Meetup on Social Justice Tuesday, December 20
December 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Employees in ALA’s Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services are hosting a gathering of Chicago area LIS/Archives and Info Workers committed to upholding the professional ethics of diversity,…
Call for Proposals: 2017 Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference
December 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Margaret Chambers, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois) Mark your calendars for the 4th annual GLRSC: Harnessing the Winds of Change on June 8-9, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Oak Brook, IL This conference is an oppor…
Reminder: Help Us Plan the 2017 CARLI Annual Meeting
December 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Michelle Haake, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois) CARLI is seeking feedback from those who attended or streamed the annual meeting, and those who were unable to attend. Your feedback will help in planning for the 2017 An…
Proposals Sought for DPLAFest 2017 in Chicago
December 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) DPLA is seeking session proposals for DPLAfest 2017, an annual conference that brings together librarians, archivists, and museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, educators,…
ACRL Seeking Committee Volunteers for 2017-18 Appointment Cycle
December 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Are you interested in serving on an ACRL committee? The ACRL committee volunteer form for section and division-level appointments is now open! Please visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/voluntee…
Celebrate Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion with the ALCTS Midwinter Symposium
December 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services) On Friday, January 20, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) will present its Midwinter Symposium Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Creating a New…
2017 Great Lakes Science Boot Camp to Be Held July 19-21
December 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Bethany S. McGowan, Purdue University) Please save the date (July 19-21, 2017) for the Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians! This immersive 2 ½ day conference offers librarians an opportunity to learn about current research advanc…