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“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 …
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…
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