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Survey to Identify Libraries Directly Serving Patrons with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mary Beth Reidner, Chair of the Alzheimer’s and Related Interest Group) In 2015, the Alzheimer’s and Related Interest Group (IGARD) of the ASCLA division of ALA conducted its first National Survey of Current Practices (Exce…
ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee Seeks Information on Collection-Development Practices
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Tina Koleva, Illinois Library Association) Would you like to contribute to the discussion about intellectual freedom practices?  The Illinois Library Association Intellectual Freedom committee has prepared a survey and welcomes input f…
Loyola University Chicago Hosting “Finding Grey Lit for Systematic Reviews” Webinar on March 22
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jeanne Sadlik, Loyola University Chicago)  Thanks to GMR funding, Loyola Health Sciences Library will host the March 22, 2017, MLA webinar on finding for grey literature in the systematic review search.  Please share wit…
“Healthy Aging at Your Library” Webinar at 2:00 PM on March 2
March 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Join Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist Bobbi Newman for an informative webinar “Healthy Aging as Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to …
“Setting Up New Data Alerts with MyNCBI” Webinar on March 1
February 28, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Kiscaden, Associate Director for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The next NCBI Minute webinar, “Setting Up New Data Alerts with MyNCBI”, will take place from 11:0…
Hensley Presenting in February 28 ACRL SLILC Forum: Global Perspectives on Information Literacy
February 26, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College and Research Libraries) The ACRL Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee (SLILC) is excited to announce the first in a series of programming and events related to the forthcoming white paper, Global Pe…
Call for Papers: Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve
February 26, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Laura Schmidt, University of South Florida) CALL FOR PAPERS (http://tandf.msgfocus.com/c/16BUmRUsvf8XN7N1SB7FzwfpgN) The peer-reviewed Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve provides a forum for the presentation…
Call for Proposals: 5th Biennial Zar Symposium (“Open Data: Science, Health, Community”) on April 28
February 26, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Call for Proposals Open Data: Science, Health, Community5th Biennial Kathleen A. Zar SymposiumApril 28, 2017The John Crerar LibraryThe University of Chicago For more information about the symposium:Web Page:&#…
Deadline for ALCTS Exchange Virtual Poster Session Proposals Extended to March 17
February 26, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services) The ALCTS Exchange virtual poster session offers the opportunity to share and promote work, research, and ideas across the ALCTS Exchange’s topical themes: new roles an…
Recording of February NN/LM – GMR Update Available
February 25, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Greater Midwest Region) A recording of the February GMR Update is now available on YouTube. Below is an annotated list of the topics discussed with links to each talking point in the vide…
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