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Proposals for Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award Due March 17
January 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award for 2017 This award is being jointly presented by the Beta Phi Mu International Honor Society and the American Library Association’s Library Research Round Table to …
First Issue of Journal of New Librarianship Available
January 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via, Dr. Dane Ward, Dean of Milner Library, Illinois State University) On behalf of editors Stephen Weiter and Matthew Kopel and the editorial board, I am pleased and excited to announce the publication of Volume 1, Issue 1, of the Journal of New Li…
NN/LM - GMR Seeking Site Sponsors for MLA Webinars
January 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) For each of three upcoming Medical Library Association webinars, the GMR will sponsor the registration cost for up to two sites per state in the Region. Si…
Deadline to Apply for NASIG 2017 Grants, Scholarships, and Awards is Feb. 10
January 15, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) NASIG (an independent organization that promotes communication, information, and continuing education about serials and the broader issues of scholarly communication) will be holding its conference in Indianap…
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…
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