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Trustee Programming at the ILA Virtual Conference
August 20, 2020 - Library Trustee Forum (LTF)
The 2020 ILA Virtual Annual Conference will be held October 20-22. This year's conference will look different, but we still have a strong schedule of programming for our Trustee attendees. The programs listed below are suggested for Trustees, bu…
Let the Tournament of Books Commence!
August 13, 2020 - Young Adult Services Forum (YASF)
By Board Member At-Large Martha Sullivan Nominations for this year’s Tournament of Books is underway, and we’ve already seen a bunch of great nominations! We wanted to take a moment to highlight some of these great titles, so that we can …
Registration Open for August IACRL Journal Club Discussion - Topic is "How Students Engage with News" (Tuesday, August 11, 1:00-2:00 PM)
August 6, 2020 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Michelle Nielsen Ott, IACRL President)  Join IACRL for our next Journal Club discussion, via Zoom on Tuesday, August 11, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. Everyone is invited to attend. We will be discussing "How Students Engage with News: Five Takeawa…
Northwestern’s Beestrum is 2020 Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year
August 3, 2020 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) Molly Beestrum, Education and Curriculum Coordinator at Northwestern University’s Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center, is the 2020 recipient of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) Illin…
Presenters and Topics Announced for IACRL/IHLS/RAILS Fall Semester Town Hall (Wednesday, July 29, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
July 28, 2020 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
IACRL, in partnership with IHLS and RAILS, will host a Fall Semester Town Hall on Zoom from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Wednesday, July 29. The event will feature the following presenters (more information on the topics each one will discuss is avai…
Reminder: Registration Open for IACRL/IHLS/RAILS Fall Semester Town Hall (Online Wednesday, July 29, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
July 23, 2020 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) IACRL, in partnership with IHLS and RAILS, will host a Fall Semester Town Hall on Zoom from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Wednesday, July 29.The event will feature speakers who will discuss what their l…
Tribute Resolution for Donald Roalkvam
July 14, 2020 - Library Trustee Forum (LTF)
On June 13, 2020, the ILA Library Trustee Forum Executive Board unanimously approved a tribute resolution for Don Roalkvam.  TRIBUTE RESOLUTION FOR DONALD ROALKVAM  LIBRARY LEADER, LIBRARY ADVOCATE, LIBRARY PARTNER, LIBRARY EDUCATOR…
Reminder: Submissions for IACRL People's Choice Award in Scholarly Publishing Due Friday, July 10
July 8, 2020 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
This is a reminder that the Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries (IACRL) Awards Committee is seeking submissions for the People's Choice Award in Scholarly Publishing. This award will give academic and research librarian…
YASF Meeting Minutes: 6.11.20
July 8, 2020 - Young Adult Services Forum (YASF)
https://yasfnews.wordpress.com/2020/06/19/june-11-2020-meeting/
Fall Semester Town Hall (July 29): Seeking Panelists
June 22, 2020 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Greetings librarians! IACRL and RAILS are planning a Fall Semester Town Hall on Wednesday, July 29th from 10am-12pm. If you are interested in sharing what your library is doing in regards to reopening your physical spaces or what your librarians are …
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