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NLM Webinar “Mapping Tools for Outreach and Public Health” on May 10
May 5, 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, in conjunction with the National Library of Medicine, is offering the one-hour…
Updates on ACRL Instruction Section Management & Leadership Professional Development Series
May 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Michele Ostrow, University of Texas at Austin) Here is an update on the spring ACRL Instruction Section Management & Leadership Professional Development Series, events of interest to instruction coordinators and librarians with instruction r…
Illinois Academic Librarians Presenting at NASIG 2017 Annual Conference
May 4, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic librarians will give presentations at the NASIG (formerly North American Serials Interest Group, Inc.) 2017 Annual Conference. This year’s event, the 32nd gathering, will take place from Thursday, June 8, to S…
Reminder: NASIG 2017 Early-Bird Registration Ends Friday, May 5
May 4, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Leigh Ann DePope, University of Maryland) Early-bird registration for the 32nd annual NASIG Conference ends this Friday, May 5!This year the conference will be held from Thursday, June 8, to Monday, June 12, in beautiful downtown India…
Nominations Sought for Midwest Chapter/MLA 2017 Distinguished Librarian of the Year Award
May 3, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Nicole Theis-Mahon, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) Please consider nominating one of your amazing colleagues for the Midwest Chapter/MLA 2017 Distinguished Librarian of the Year Award. The Distinguished Librarian of the Year Award re…
Call for Submissions: Summer, 2017, Issue of MLA’s Consumer Connections Newsletter
May 3, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Robin O’Hanlon, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) Do you have an interesting consumer health or health literacy initiative taking place at your library? Are you headed to MLA 2017 and plan on attending on sessions related to consume…
Reminder: Deadline for Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Nominations is May 15
May 3, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Do you have a colleague who has done wonderful work in an academic library? Have they done important research? Have they provided exemplary service to professional organization? The Illinois Association of Col…
Registration Open for CAPAL17: “Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship”
May 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Lisa Richmond, Wheaton College) You are warmly invited to attend CAPAL17: “Foundations & Futures: Critical Reflections on the Pasts, Presents, and Possibilities of Academic Librarianship”, the fourth annual conference of the …
UIC’s Catherine Lantz Featured in ACRL STS Current Member Spotlight
May 1, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the ACRL Science & Technology Section) Catherine Lantz, Reference Librarian & Liaison, University of Illinois at Chicago What discipline(s) do you support now, and/or have you supported in the past?–biology, chemistry, and ear…
Call for Chapter Proposals: ACRL Volume on Strategies for Retaining and Graduating Students
April 30, 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.…
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