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Submissions Deadline for Presentations at STEM Librarians South Extended to June 6
May 25, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Christina Chan-Park, Baylor University) The deadline to submit a presentation proposal for the 2017 STEM Librarians South Conference has been extended to Tuesday, June 6. The Conference will take place on Thursday, July 20, and…
Call for First-Time ALA Annual Attendees: ACRL Buddy Program
May 25, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Steven Bell, Temple University) Are you planning to attend your first ALA Annual Conference? First-time attendees are invited to sign up for a conference buddy who can guide you through selecting conference sessions, navigating conference venues…
ACRL Instruction Section ALA Preconference: “Teaching Information Literacy with a Social Justice Lens” (Hinchliffe a Presenter)
May 24, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College and Research Libraries) The ACRL Instruction Section is offering the full-day preconference, “Going with (and Growing with) the Framework: Teaching Information Literacy with a Social Justice Lens”…
Reminder: Early Registration for Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference Ends May 26
May 24, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Margaret Chambers, CARLI) Are you planning to attend the 4th Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference on June 8-9, 2017?  Register by Friday, May 26, to take advantage of the lower registration fee. The $95 registr…
Recording of May 19 DLS Instruction Committee Webinar Available
May 24, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Heather Dalal, Rider University) A recording of the May 19 DLS Instruction Committee webinar, “Collaborative Instructional Design: Leveraging Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences”, can be found here. More information a…
ACRL Seeking Program Proposals for 2018 ALA Annual Conference (Deadline Aug. 25)
May 24, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. For the first time, program proposals w…
Last Call for Comments: Revised Guidelines for Resource-Sharing Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters
May 23, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Margaret Ellingson, Emory University) For the past few months, the ALA RUSA STARS Codes, Guidelines and Technical Standards Committee has been engaged in the required seven-year review of the Guidelines for Resource-Sharing Respon…
Reminder: Chapter Proposals for ACRL Volume on Strategies for Retaining and Graduating Students Due June 5
May 23, 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.…
NN/LM – GMR Releases Annual Report for 2016-17
May 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Roberts, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region has released its annual report for 2016-2017. This is the first year of the Uni…
Reminder: Early Registration for Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference Ends May 26
May 21, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Margaret Chambers, CARLI) Register for the 4th Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference  by Friday, May 26, to take advantage of the early registration fee. The $95 registration fee will increase to $125 after May …
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