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ALA Diversity Office Seeking Contributors for New Blog
September 23, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services (ODLOS)is launching Intersections, a new blog that highlights the everyday work of library and information science workers as they advocate for equit…
Nominations Sought for 2017 ALCTS Preservation Awards
September 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) preservation awards. ALCTS presents three Preservation Awards, through its Preservation and Reform…
LLAMA Webinar Series Explores Using Data for Decision-Making and Strategic Planning
September 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Do you sometimes feel like you’ve been left behind in a world driven by ever-increasing amounts of data? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) and the LLAMA Assessment Section will pres…
Progress Update on ACRL Action-Oriented Research Agenda on Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success
September 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College & Research Libraries) The team from OCLC Research – which ACRL selected to design, develop, and deliver a new ACRL “Action-Oriented Research Agenda on Library Contributions to Student Learning and Succe…
All NN/LM – GMR Funding Opportunities Now “Live”
September 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Greater Midwest Region) The Greater Midwest Region office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) offers funding to support the NN/LM mission: To advance the progress of medicine a…
NN/LM – GMR Seeking Site Sponsors for “Demystifying R” Webinar
September 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The GMR is now accepting applications for site sponsorship for the MLA Webinar “Demystifying R” on October 5th. To apply to serve as a register…
Call for Proposals: Best of LibGuides Showcase Event
September 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Sarah Leeman, National Louis University) Library UX Chicago is calling for presenter submissions for a Best of LibGuides event, held on November 11th, 2016 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Share what makes your guides unique or effectiv…
Reminder: Next NN/LM - GMR Update is Monday, September 19
September 17, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Liz Kiscaden, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) It’s that time again. . . we’ll be broadcasting our monthly update on Monday, September 19, at 2:00 PM CST. I welcome your questions in advance, …
MLA Webinar on Emerging Technology November 29
September 17, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Medical Library Association) Staying ahead of the latest technology trends is important for librarians. New technologies continue to shape how learners access and use information. As educators, librarians must stay ahead of the curve and be …
Symposium on the Future of Libraries Seeks Proposals for Concurrent Sessions
September 17, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) ALA 2017 Midwinter Meeting attendees are invited to submit their program ideas for this year’s new Symposium on the Future of Libraries. The Symposium on the Future of Libraries is included with full regis…