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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 …
Bring the New “Engaging with the ACRL Framework” Workshop to Your Campus
May 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College and Research Libraries) The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces its newest workshop, “Engaging with the ACRL Framework: A Catalyst for Exploring and Expanding Our Teaching PracticesR…
Call for Program Proposals: 2018 ALA Annual Conference
May 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) ALA Conference Services will begin accepting program proposals on Wednesday, May 17, for the 2018 ALA Annual Conference to take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, fro…
LA Election Results Released
May 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The results of the Illinois Library Association’s elections are in! In a close contest for President-Elect, Cynthia L. Fuerst, Vernon Area Public Library District, received 374 votes (52 percent) to 344 for Amanda McKay, Effingham Public Librar…
IACRL Election Results Released
May 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The IACRL election results are in! Eric Edwards of the Illinois State Library was elected Vice-President/President-Elect, receiving 55 out of 55 votes. (He ran unopposed.) Ariel Orlov from Adler University won the race for Secretary, receiving 32 out…
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