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Joint Council of Librarians of Color Hosting Midwinter Events
January 14, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The Joint Council of Librarians of Color, Inc. (JCLC Inc.), a nonprofit organization that advocates for and addresses the common needs of the American Library Association (ALA) ethnic affiliates, is pleased to a…
Reminder: Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference Proposals Due January 17
January 14, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Margaret Chambers, CARLI) Don’t miss your chance to present at the 4th Annual Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference, hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Oak Brook, IL, on Wednesday, June 8, and Thursday, June 9. The deadline for submis…
Reminder: Next NN/LM - GMR Update on Tuesday, January 17
January 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Greater Midwest Region) Please join us for the January GMR Update on Tuesday, January 17, at 3:00 PM CST. Topics will include the following. upcoming GMR courses NNLM Quarterly Journal …
Feedback on Second Draft of ACRL Action-Oriented Research Agenda Due Feb. 17
January 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College and Research Libraries) The team from OCLC Research, which is developing a new action-oriented agenda on library contributions to student learning and success, has released a second draft. Team members seek your input …
Reminder: ILA Hosting Legislative Meet-Ups in February and Early March
January 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) ILA is sponsoring several Library Legislative Meet-Ups next month. All librarians are encouraged to register and attend. Don’t miss out on this chance to talk to your legislators. You can meet them in pe…
Slides from Lisa Hinchliffe Presentation at HSLI 2016 Conference Available
January 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Stacey Knight-Davis, Eastern Illinois University) The slides from the presentation “Engaging Assessment to Show your Values & Make Decisions”, given by Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe at the Health Science Librarians of Illinois 2016 Con…
“MedlinePlus vs. PubMed: Your Health Wins” Class on February 17
January 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Are you new to consumer health and/or health sciences librarianship? Do you wish to provide health information services to consumers, health professionals …
“Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources” Class on February 21
January 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) This hands-on webinar is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative infor…
Call for Submissions: NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Library Edition
January 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the News Media Consortium) The expert panel has completed voting and the topics for the NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Library Edition have been selected. The report is a collaboration among the NMC, the University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Chur, …
ALA Executive Board Hosting Town Hall Meeting at Midwinter
January 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The ALA Executive Board invites the ALA membership to join a town-hall-style conversation on Sunday, January 22, from 9:30 to 11:00 AM, at the Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta. The town hall will take place in GWCC …
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