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Advance Registration Deadline for ILA Annual Extended to October 11
October 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) The 2016 ILA Annual Conference is less than two weeks away. Due to numerous requests, the advance registration deadline has been extended to Tuesday, October 11. Take advantage of this opportunity to avoid the o…
October 19 NLM Webinar on E-utilities for PubMed
October 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Are you trying to do more with PubMed? Do you need to extract just relevant PubMed data, in the format you want? Are you dreaming of creating your own PubMed tool or i…
Run for ALA Office by Filing Electronic Petition
October 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Interested in running for ALA President-Elect or Councilor-at-Large, but weren’t approached by the Nominating Committee? You can still get your name on the 2017 spring ballot by completing a petition form …
Reminder: Proposals for ACRL 2017 Due Friday, October 14
October 2, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College & Research Libraries) ACRL invites you to share your research and creative endeavors with your colleagues at the 2017 ACRL Conference, themed “At the Helm: Leading Transformation”. Submit your proposal …
Applications Sought for Shirley Olofson Memorial Award
October 2, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Are you looking for funds to help pay for your trip to ALA’s 2017 Annual Conference in Chicago, IL? Apply by Wednesday, December 14, for the NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award, and you may receive a $1,000 c…
Call for Proposals–NASIG 32nd Annual Conference
October 2, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The NASIG 32nd Annual Conference, themed “Racing to the Crossroads”, will take place from June 8 to 11, 2017, in Indianapolis, IN. Publishers, vendors, librarians, and others in the fields of electronic…
LITA Forum Early-Bird Registration Deadline Extended to October 14
October 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Library Information Technology Association) We’ve extended the LITA members early-bird registration another two weeks, so there’s still time to register for the 2016 LITA Forum at the early-bird rate and save $50. LITA Forum earl…
ACRL Comments on NSF Strategic Plan
October 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kara Malenfant, Association of College & Research Libraries) On September 26, 2016, ACRL provided feedback to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in preparation for updates to its Strategic Plan. As reflected in previous ACRL support for g…
HSLI Conference Dine-Arounds on Wednesday, November 9
September 30, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Roberta Craig, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center) For HSLI conference attendees who will be arriving in St. Charles on the night of Wednesday, November 9, you are invited to join a dine-around! This will be a casual dining experience to join your…
Register for the 2016 CARLI Annual Meeting
September 30, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Margaret Chambers, CARLI) Register now to attend the CARLI Annual Meeting on Friday, November 18, from 10:15 AM to 3:00 PM, at the I-Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. The morning meeting will feature a report from new CARLI Senior Direct…