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Registration Open for May 31 RAILS Workshop “Developing Shareable Metadata for DPLA”
May 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Baaske, Reaching Across Illinois Library System) RAILS is offering a workshop on Developing Shareable Metadata for DPLA (Digital Public Library of America) on Wednesday, May 31, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.  Hannah Stitzlein from …
ACRL Looking for Contributors to Framework Sandbox
May 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Chase Ollis, ACRL) The ACRL Framework Sandbox is accepting contributions. The Sandbox is a place of discovery and sharing of information literacy resources related to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Edu…
UIUC’s Knox Reelected to Freedom to Read Foundation Boardby Eric EdwardsPOSTED: FRIDAY, 5/12/2017
May 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Freedom to Read Foundation) Six people were elected to terms on the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Board of Trustees in the annual FTRF election held in April. Reelected to their second of two-year terms were Charles Brownstein, (Executiv…
NASIG 2017 Early-Bird Registration Extended to May 12
May 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Leigh Ann DePope, University of Maryland) NASIG is pleased to announce that Early Bird registration for the 32nd annual conference has been extended to Friday, May 12. This year, the conference will be held from Thursday, June 8, …
Deadline for ILA Award Nominations Extended to May 22
May 9, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) There is still time to submit a nomination for the ILA Awards. The nomination deadline has been extended to Monday, May 22. Please click here to learn about the awards and to submit a …
Circulating Ideas Podcasts on Libraries and Fake News
May 9, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Troy Swanson, Moraine Valley Community College) I am excited to send along the link to an interview I did with Jeremy Shermak, Moody College of Communication Doctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin about journalism, fake news, l…
Link to Keynote Address at Information Literacy Summit Available
May 9, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Troy Swanson, Moraine Valley Community College) I am excited to share the video from the keynote talk at this year’s Information Literacy Summit, which was co-hosted by DePaul University and Moraine Valley Community College. The l…
Proposal Deadline for 2017 ACRL/NY Symposium: “The Mission” Extended to May 10
May 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Linda Miles–Hostos Community College, The City University of New York) The Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of ACRL is soliciting presentation proposals for its December 1 Symposium. The theme of this year’s Symposium is th…
ISU’s Brunsdale Featured in AL’s The Bookend
May 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Maureen Brunsdale, Special Collections and Rare Books Librarian at Illinois State University’s Milner Library, is featured in the latest issue of The Bookend, put out by American Libraries. …
ACRL College Libraries Section Meetings at ALA Annual 2017
May 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Pat Kreitz, Saint Mary’s College of California) Saturday, June 24 8:30-10:00 AM Executive Committee Meeting (HIL Conference Room 4B) 1:00-2:30 PM Medium-Sized Academic Libraries Discussion Group (BLACK Taste Room) Sunday, June 25…
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