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Illinois Academic Librarians Present at 2016 IOLUG Conferences
December 31, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Several Illinois academic librarians presented at the Spring and Fall 2016 IOLUG (Indiana Online Users Group) Conferences. The two annual IOLUG meetings, which are held at the Indiana Wesleyan University North Campus in Indianapolis, encourage librar…
Recording and Links for December 19 GMR Update Now Available
December 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) A recording of the December GMR Update (recorded Monday, December 19) is now available on YouTube. Below is an annotated list of the topics discussed with …
Six Sessions of “PubMed for Librarians” Course Offered in January and February
December 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Training Office (for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine) is now offering six sessions of the “PubMed for Librarians” we…
Illinois Librarians Present at Brick & Click 2016
December 23, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Two Illinois librarians presented at this year’s Brick & Click Libraries Conference. Melissa Burel and Sarah Park, both from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, were part of a panel for the session “Snap, Click, Chat: Investiga…
Dr. Nicole A. Cooke Named ACRL Member of the Week for Sept. 26 – Oct. 2
December 23, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Dr. Nicole A. Cooke, Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s School of Information Sciences, was the ACRL Member of the Week for September 26 to October 2. In her interview with ACRL, Dr. Cooke discusses her enga…
IIT Chosen for ACRL’s October “Organizational Spotlight”
December 23, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The Illinois Institute of Technology’s Paul V. Galvin Library was chosen for ACRL’s October “Organizational Spotlight” feature. Galvin Library has been a member of ACRL since 1986 and strongly values the organization’s e…
Deadline for RUSA Awards Extended to December 19
December 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Reference and User Services Association) On Thursday, September 1, the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) opened the nomination period for its annual series of achievement awards and grants. Nominations and supporting materials f…
Next NN/LM - GMR Update on Monday, December 19
December 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The next Greater Midwest Region update will take place on Monday, December 19, at 2:00 PM CST. The update will cover the following topics. the "new" nnlm.g…
Date Changes for Some Legislative Meet-Ups
December 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) Due to calendar changes by the Illinois General Assembly, we have had to reschedule four of the ILA Legislative Meet-Ups to coincide with dates when the legislature is not in session and legislators are availabl…
Call for Programs: ILA 2017 Annual Conference
December 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) The Illinois Library Association is now accepting proposal submissions for its 2017 Annual Conference, themed “Rise Up”. Proposals should reflect how libraries of all types foster diversity, engage c…
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