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MLA Hosting Webinar “Searching with Ease: A Guide to Effective and Efficient Searches” on February 8
January 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Medical Library Association) Terry Ann Jankowski, AHIP, FMLA, one of the preeminent educators on expert searching, guides novice and intermediate searchers on how to conduct any search with ease. Participants will learn how to translate sear…
RUSA STARS ILL Discussion Group Meeting at ALA Midwinter
January 6, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Krista Higham, Millersville University) For those attending ALA Midwinter in Atlanta, please join us for the RUSA STARS ILL Discussion Group. It will be held on Saturday, January 21, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM, in Room B204 of the Georgia World Conf…
Multitype Collaborative Grants Available for RAILS Libraries
January 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Baaske, RAILS) We are offering a limited number of grants($2500 maximum per grant) to encourage member libraries of different types (academic, public, school, and special) to work together on collaborative projects. Each grant project mus…
Call for Proposals: Kraemer Copyright Conference
January 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Carla Myers, University of Colorado Colorado Springs) We are pleased to announce the 5th annual Kraemer Copyright Conference on June 5-6th, 2017 at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs! This year’s theme will be Copyright Collaborat…
Call for Proposals: CARLI Forum on Collections Data Analysis and Maintenance
January 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Clarage, CARLI) The CARLI Technical Services and Collection Management Committees are organizing a spring forum on using data related to collection assessment, database maintenance, and measuring impact. We are seeking presentation pro…
First Library Legislative Meet-Up in Chicago to Take Place February 6
January 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) he first Chicago Library Legislative Meet-up will take place on February 6, 2017. Don’t miss out on this chance to talk to your legislators! You can meet them in person and talk about issues affecting li…
Next NN/LM – GMR Update on Tuesday, January 17
January 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The January GMR Update will be presented on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at 3pm Eastern / 2pm Central. You can submit your questions ahead of time and we’l…
Free “Everything You Always Wanted to Know about ILL” Workshop Before ALA Midwinter
January 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via RUSA STARS Education/Training Committee) The STARS Education & Training Committee announces a FREE “Everything You Always Wanted to Know about ILL” workshop to be held before ALA Midwinter 2017 in Atlanta. The workshop will take …
Call for Breakout Sessions and Poster Presentations at Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit
January 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The 2017 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit: “Health Literacy: A Critical Link in Patient Engagement,” will be held April 4-5, 2017, in Madison, …
Illinois Academic Librarians Present at DLF 2016 Forum
December 31, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic librarians gave presentations at the DLF (Digital Library Federation) 2016 Forum. The event took place in Milwaukee from November 7 to November 9 and was preceded by a liberal arts colleges pre-conference on November 6. …
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