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Reminder: HSLI Seeking Poster Submissions for Annual Conference
August 25, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Roberta Craig, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center) The Health Science Librarians of Illinois Conference Planning Committee is seeking submissions for poster sessions at the 2016 HSLI Conference. This is a great opportunity for you to share with yo…
Call for Curriculum Designers for ACRL’s Information Literacy Framework
August 21, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) ACRL is accepting applications from prospective curriculum designers/presenters to create professional development offerings to provide support for librarians as they incorporate the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education …
Call for Proposals for ALA Annual in Chicago: Video and Libraries
August 21, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Liane Thielstrom, Colby College in Waterville, Maine) Thinking about attending the next ALA Annual Conference, which will take place from June 22 to June 27, 2017, in Chicago? Have you worked on any projects or activities involving film or video…
Outreach Awards and Application Training Available from NN/LM – GMR
August 20, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The GMR Outreach Awards are rolling in – we’ll continue to post them on our website as they approved by the NNCO. The Express Outreach Award an…
ACRL Teams with OCLC for Research Agenda
August 20, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) ACRL has selected a team from OCLC Research to design, develop, and deliver a new ACRL “Action-Oriented Research Agenda on Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success.” The team was selected a…
Nominations Sought for I Love My Librarian Award
August 20, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Nominations are open through Friday, September 19, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The award encourages library users–professors, administrators, students–to submit nominations about how their librar…
NN/LM – GMR Holds Monthly Update for August
August 19, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region held its monthly update webinar for August on Monday, the 15th. (The update takes place usually on the third Monday of each month.) A recording of the presentation is availa…
Snow Presents at Digitization Conference
August 19, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Dr. Karen Snow, Assistant Professor and Ph.D. Program Director at Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science, gave two presentations at the 2016 Digitization Conference. This year’s event took place on Thurs…
Online College Students Report for 2016 Released
August 19, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The Learning House, Inc., has released the 2016 edition of its annual Online College Students report. This is the fifth year that the report has been published. The goal of the study is to track not just who makes up the current body of online studen…
ALA Task Force on the Context of Future Accreditation Holding Online Forums, Beginning August 18
August 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) The ALA Task Force on the Context of Future Accreditation is charged to develop a white paper that describes the fields and context for which we will be accrediting in the future, and to make such recommendations as may arise in the proces…