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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…
Registration Open for 2017 DataONE Users Group Meeting
May 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Bob Sandusky, University of Illinois at Chicago) Please mark your calendars for the DataONE Users Group (DUG) meeting, to be held Monday, July 24, and Tuesday, July 25. The event will be co-located with the Summer ESIP Federation Meeti…
Reminder: IDS Project Conference Proposals Due Friday, May 19
May 6, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elise Thornley, Binghamton University) The IDS Project’s 13th Annual Summer Conference is July 27 and 28, at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, NY. This year’s conference theme is “Steering the Future, Together”.  …
ACRL Legislative Initiative Seeks Input on Use of Government Data
May 6, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Earlier this week, ACRL Executive Director Mary Ellen and I (Dr. Kara Malenfant, ACRL Senior Strategist for Special Initiatives) participated in ALA’s National Library Legislative Day in DC. In addition …
Reminder: Proposals for Access Services Conference 2017 Due Friday, May 5
May 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Krista Higham, Millersville University) On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, we would like to invite you to submit a proposal for the Access Services Conference 2017, “Unlocking the 21st Century Library”.  This year…
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