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ACRL Sets 2017 Legislative Agenda
April 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Each year, the ACRL Government Relations Committee, in consultation with the ACRL Board of Directors and staff, formulates an ACRL Legislative Agenda. Drafted with input from key ACRL committees, ACRL lea…
Call for Proposals: 4th Annual LILi Conference (Deadline April 30)
April 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Esther Grassian–University of California, Los Angeles; and Pierce College) We are living in a time of alternative facts, fake news, and information poverty. The 4th Annual Lifelong Information Literacy (LILi) Conference—which will ta…
Reminder: Early-Bird Registration for Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference (June 8-9) Ends May 26
April 29, 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…
Next NN/LM – GMR Update is Monday, May 15
April 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Roberts, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The May GMR Update will be presented on Monday, May 15, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM CST. During this fiscal year, GMR Updates will be presented quarterly…
ACRL DLS Instruction Committee Hosting May 19 Webinar on Collaborative Instructional Design
April 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Heather Dalal, Rider University) Join the ACRL DLS (Distance Learning Section) Instruction Committee for our free spring webinar, “Collaborative Instructional Design: Leveraging Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences”. The we…
Registration Open for Health Literacy Leadership Institute (June 12-16 at Tufts University)
April 29, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Roberts, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Registration is now open for the 2017 Health Literacy Leadership Institute. This one-week Institute (Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16) directly supp…
Apply for the MLA/Midwest Chapter First-Time Attendee Grant
April 27, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Abigail Goben, University of Illinois at Chicago) Are you thinking about attending your first MLA/Midwest Chapter meeting? If you have a master’s degree in library/information science and have never attended a Midwest Chapter Annual Meetin…
Call for Applications: Sewell Fund Stipends for the 2017 AACP Annual Meeting (Deadline Monday, May 15)
April 27, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Charlotte Beyer, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science) Stipends will be available for librarians who work directly with pharmacy educators and pharmacy students to attend the 2017 annual conference of the American Association of …
Reminder: Registration Open for June 9 Social Sciences Librarians Boot Camp
April 27, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dianne Brown, Tufts University) Registration for the Social Sciences Librarians Boot Camp is now open.  Regular registration is $60; the student rate is $30. The seventh annual Social Sciences Li…
2018 ACRL President’s Program Invites Participation
April 27, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) At ALA Annual 2018 in New Orleans, the ACRL President’s Program will explore the idea of resilience in (hopefully) all of its complexity.  As a first step in our planning process, we want to he…
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