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NN/LM – Greater Midwest Region Holding April 26 Webinar on HealthReach
March 12, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region is holding a webinar, titled “HealthReach: Health Information in Many Languages̶…
Next NN/LM – Greater Midwest Region Update on Friday, March 17
March 12, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The next monthly update from the National Network of Libraries – Greater Midwest Region will take place on Monday, March 17 (the third Monday of the month), from…
ALA Offering Workshop (March 15 and 22) on Serving Patrons with Autism Spectrum Disorder
March 12, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The American Library Association is offering a two-part workshop (totaling three hours), “Serving Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder”, on Wednesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 22. Both sessio…
Register Now for April 28 “Open Data: Science, Health, Community” Symposium
March 12, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debra Werner, University of Chicago) Registration is now open for the fifth biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium, “Open Data: Science, Health, Community”. This year’s event will take palace on Friday, April 28, at the University …
2017 MLA Midwest Chapter Meeting to Be Held Oct. 13-16 in Michigan
March 12, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Miranda Shake, HSLI President) Please save the dates of October 13-16 for the Joint Conference of the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association (MHSLA). This conference, …
Register Now for CARLI Public Services Makerspaces Open Houses (April 3 and 25)
March 10, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Denise Green, CARLI) Registration is now open for the third CARLI Public Services Makerspaces Open House. It will take place on Tuesday, April 25, at the Chicago Public Library-Harold Washington Library Center and the Illinois Institute of …
CARLI Expanding Registration for April 10 Collections Care Workshop
March 10, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Clarage, CARLI) Starting the week of March 13, CARLI will expand registration for the Collections Care Workshop, to allow more than one registrant per CARLI member.  However, as this is a hands-on program, overall registratio…
Dr. Scott Walter Candidate for ALA President (Elections Open March 13)
March 10, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Remember that the 2017 ALA elections run from Monday, March 13, through Wednesday, April 5. The candidate biography below is from ALA’s Guide to the 2017 Elections. To view the full version, clic…
LLAMA Accepting Applications for John Cotton Dana Awards
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Awards (JCD). These awards, managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, h…
ALA Seeking Proposals for 2017-2018 Diversity Research Grants Through April 15
March 5, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services seeks proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program. Applications may address any diversity-related topic which ad…
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