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ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit Launches
June 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Donna Witek, The University of Scranton) The ACRL Framework Advisory Board (FAB) is pleased to announce the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit. The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit is…
Reminder: Mentors Still Needed for ACRL First-Time Attendees at ALA Annual
June 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jodie Borgerding, Amigos Library Services) We anticipate over 250 ACRL members will be attending their first ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. We’d like to help our first-time attendees make the most of their conference experience. As…
Reminder: Chapter Proposals Deadline for ACRL Volume on Retaining and Graduating Students is June 19
June 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Yen Tran, San Jose State University) ACRL Press is planning to publish a book titled Supporting Today’s Students in the Library: Strategies for Retaining and Graduating International, Transfer, First-Generation, and Re-Entry Students.…
ALA Annual Program: “Update on the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education” (10:30-11:30 on June 25)
June 15, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Sara Miller, Michigan State University) For those of you headed to the ALA Annual conference, please consider attending the session “Update on the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education“. It will take place…
UIUC’s iSchool Seeking Nominations for Downs Intellectual Freedom Award
June 15, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The iSchool at Illinois seeks nominations for the Robert B. Downs Intellectual Freedom Award. The deadline for nominations is Sunday, October 1. Given annually, the award acknowledges individuals or gr…
Call for Proposals: “Privacy & Security for Today’s Library” Online Conference (Deadline July 7)
June 15, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jodie Borgerding, Amigos Library Services) We hear a lot about how to handle difficult patrons, cybersecurity, and protecting patron data. However, other areas of security and privacy often get overlooked.  Have you thought about your libra…
Seeking Contributors for NNLM Training Office Webinar, “Teaching Topics: Successes, Flops, and Far-Out Ideas”
June 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Bobbi Newman, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Are you a librarian-instructor working with students, faculty and/or staff in the health sciences? How do you teach PubMed (or other NLM resources)? The NNLM…
Registration Open for NNLM “Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources” Course
June 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Kiscaden, Associate Director for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Are you interested in learning about resources for nutrition information? Are you unfamiliar with PubAg, FoodSafety.gov, Nut…
Reminder: CARLI Virtual Instruction Showcase on June 15
June 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lorna Engels, CARLI) This is a reminder that the CARLI Instruction Committee Virtual Instruction Showcase will take place on Thursday, June 15, from 10:00 to 11:15 AM and 1:00 to 2:15 PM. The Showcase features innovative…
Webinar at 1:00 PM on June 14: “Creating an Asynchronous Course for Embedded Librarians”
June 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kelly McCallister, Appalachian State University) The College & University Section of the North Carolina Library Association is offering a free webinar, “Creating an Asynchronous Course for Embedded Librarians”, from 1:00 to …
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