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Free “How Libraries Can Help Students from Disadvantaged Socio-economic Backgrounds” Online Event August 1
July 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Laura Gariepy, Virginia Commonwealth University) The online program "How Libraries Can Help Students from Disadvantaged Socio-economic Backgrounds" will be offered on Tuesday, August 1, at 11:00 AM CST. To register for the program…
Proposals Deadline for Privacy & Security for Today’s Library Conference Extended to 7/14
July 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jodie Borgerding, Amigos Library Services) We hear a lot about how to handle difficult patrons, cybersecurity, and protecting patron data. However, other areas of security and privacy often get overlooked. Have you thought about your libraryR…
Bloomberg Receives Hugh Atkinson Memorial/Demco Award
July 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) Kathleen L. Bloomberg, formerly the Associate Director of Operations of the Illinois State Library and now recently retired, is the 2017 recipient of the Illinois Library Association Hugh Atkinson Memorial/Demco…
Academic Librarian of the Year Award Goes to UIUC's Ruan
July 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) Dr. Lian Ruan is the 2017 recipient of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award. The award, presented by the ILA Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries…
Registration Open for July 26 NNLM Webinar “Understanding Systematic Reviews and More at PubMed Health”
July 3, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Derek Johnson, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Registration is now open for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine webinar “Understanding Systematic Reviews and More at PubMed Health”.…
Applicants Sought for August 2017 NCBI-NLM Bioinformatics Hackathon
July 3, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Derek Johnson, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) From Monday, August 14, to Wednesday, August 16, the NCBI, with involvement from several NIH institutes, will host a Biomedical Data Science hacka…
Illinois Academic Librarians Featured in AL Direct Coverage of ALA Annual
July 3, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Several Illinois academic and research librarians were included in AL Direct’s coverage of the ALA 2017 Annual Conference. Veronda Pitchford, Director of Membership Development and Resource Sharing at the Reaching Across Illinois Libr…
Registration Open for 2017 LITA Forum (November 9-12)
July 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mark Beatty, American Library Association) Registration is now open for the 2017 LITA Forum. This year’s event will take place from Thursday, November 9, to Sunday, November 12. Join us in Denver, Colorado, at the Embas…
Registration Open for CARLI “Metadata Best Practices for DPLA” Webinar on July 20
July 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Amy Maroso, CARLI) CARLI will host a one-hour webinar, “Metadata Best Practices for DPLA”, on Thursday, July 20, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. The webinar will cover best metadata practices for collections that will be harve…
Deadline for Submissions to Midwest Chapter MLA & MHSLA Joint Annual Conference Extended to Aug. 1
July 1, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Tyler Nix, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor) The Program Committee of the 2017 Midwest Chapter MLA & MHSLA Joint Annual Conference invites paper and poster abstract submissions on any topic of interest to the heal…
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