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Reminder: SUNYLA 2017 (“The Global Library”) Poster Session Proposals Due March 21
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jennifer DeVito, Stony Brook University) The Global Library: Diversity through Collections, Spaces, & Services* *June 14-16, 2017 at Stony Brook University* Call for Poster Session Proposals **Deadline to submit: Tuesday, March 21* Ther…
Agenda for 48th Annual Colorado ILL Conference Announced
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Please visit the Colorado ILL Conference website for the conference agenda. This year’s meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 4, and Friday, May 5, in Breckenridge, Colorado. A condensed version of the agenda is below. Thursday, May …
UIUC’s Thacker Named Library Journal Mover & Shaker
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Library Journal) UIUC’s Mara Lina Thacker has been named a 2017 Library Journal “Mover & Shaker”. She is the only selectee from an Illinois academic library this year. Thacker was chosen in the “Community Builder…
Call for Nominations: 2017 Rethinking Resource Sharing Innovation Award
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The 2017 Rethinking Resource Sharing Innovation Award: Call for Nominations The Rethinking Resource Sharing (RRS) (http://rethinkingresourcesharing.org/about/) Innovation Award (http://rethinkingresourcesharing.org/innovation-award/) recognizes and h…
Early-Bird Pricing for Video-Related Programs at ALA Annual Ends March 22
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Laine Thielstrom, Colby College) June may seem like a long way off, but ALA Annual in Chicago is right around the corner. In fact, early-bird pricing ends at noon, Wednesday, March 22nd. Register now and don’t miss these great…
Try Out a Licensed Workshop at ACRL 2017
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) Note: The names of workshop presenters from Illinois are in bold. Looking to strengthen your library’s professional skills? ACRL offers a variety of licensed workshops that can be brought upon request to your campus, c…
Volunteer for Guidelines for Media Resources for Academic Libraries in Higher Education Task Force by March 31
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) The ACRL Board of Directors approved, via virtual vote during March 3–13, 2017, the ACRL Media Resources for Academic Libraries in Higher Education Task. ACRL President Irene M.H. Herold invites you to volunteer to serve on this newl…
April 28 CARLI Collections Data Analysis and Maintenance Forum at Governors State
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Nicole Swanson, CARLI) The CARLI Collection Management Committee and Technical Services Committee are pleased to sponsor a joint forum on Collections Data Analysis and Maintenance on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 9:30am-3:30pm at Governors State …
RUSA Offering June 23 ALA Preconference on User Experience and Testing in the Library
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) On Friday, June 23, at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, the Emerging Technologies Section (ETS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) are hosting “We Are All User Experience …
Applications for 2017 ALA Leadership Institute Due April 13
March 19, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association)  Applications for the 2017 “Leading to the Future” ALA Leadership Institute (August 7-10, Q Center, St. Charles, Illinois) will be accepted through Thursday, April 13. The institute is…
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