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Call for Editorial Board Members--Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication
August 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Illinois Wesleyan University) JLSC welcomes applications for membership on its Editorial Board through Wednesday, August 31. About the Editorial Board In addition to helping to shape journal policy and practices, Editorial …
Early-Bird Registration for Northwest ILL and Resource Sharing Conference Closes August 12
August 12, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jessica Bower, Chapman University) The early-bird registration deadline for the 2016 Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference is Friday, August 12. Attendees who register by that date will pay $175; after August 12, registrati…
Registration for 2016 HSLI Conference Opens August 15
August 12, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Roberta Craig, HSLI Conference Publicity Chair) There are only a few months until the 2016 HSLI Conference: “Running With It: Library Trends in 2016”, which will take place at the beautiful Pheasant Run Resort (located at 4051 E. Mai…
Illinois Librarians Present at CALA Midwest Chapter
August 12, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Several Illinois academic librarians presented at the 2016 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Midwest Chapter Annual Conference. This year’s event took place on Friday, May 13, at Indiana University’s South Bend campus. The th…
Musacchio Presents at Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference
August 12, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Amanda Musacchio, Resource Sharing Specialist at the Reaching Across Illinois Library System, presented at the 2016 Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference. This year’s gathering took place from June 9 to June 10 in Indianapolis. The purpose of…
August 24 Webinar on Services Offered by Center for Research Libraries
August 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kevin Wilks—Center for Research Libraries, in Chicago) Are you making plans now for the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year? Be sure not to miss the Center for Research Libraries’ webinar, “CRL Collections and Services&rdquo…
Deadline to Register for MLA Webinar Being Shown at Northwestern is August 8
August 7, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University) On Wednesday, August 10, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM CST, Northwestern University’s Galter Health Sciences Library will host the Medical Library Association’s webin…
Illinois Academic Librarians Giving Presentations at IFLA World Library and Information Congress
August 7, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic librarians will present sessions or posters at this year’s IFLA World Library and Information Congress, which will take place in Columbus, OH, from Saturday, August 13, to Friday, August 19. This is the 82nd annual…
ACRL Issues Statement for Communicating Library Value to Academic Leaders
August 6, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) released a statement on the value of academic libraries to be used by library leaders as a communication tool with academic leaders on their campuses such as…
August 4 Webinar on Copyright and Metadata
August 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Note: This event has already passed, but the recording should be available soon. (via Cindy Kristof, Kent State University Libraries) The ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy is sponsoring a free webinar, “Rightsstatements.org: …
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