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Northwestern's Galter Health Sciences Library Showing MLA Webinar “Setting Yourself Up for Success with Learning Assessment”
November 19, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library) Northwestern University’s Galter Health Sciences Library will host the Medical Library Association’s upcoming webinar “Setting Yourself Up for Success with Learning Assessment&rd…
Call for Submissions: Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award for 2017
November 19, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) Nominations are being sought for the Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award for 2017. This award is being jointly presented by the Beta Phi Mu International Honor Societyand the American Library Association&rsq…
Deadline to Apply for EBSCO/MLA Annual Meeting Grant is Now December 1
November 19, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jeanne Sadlik, Loyola University Chicago) In order to enable more librarians to attend Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Meetings, EBSCO Information Services has generously donated money to the MLA Scholarship Endowment to provide stipend…
National Library of Medicine Seeking Feedback on Strategic Plan
November 19, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Miranda Shake, Lakeview College of Nursing; original message from Dr. Stephen Greenberg, National Library of Medicine) The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is undertaking a strategic planning process and is soliciting input from its broad stak…
Call for Proposals: 16th Annual Information Literacy Summit
November 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jennifer Schwartz, DePaul University) DePaul University and Moraine Valley Community College will be co-sponsoring the 16th Annual Information Literacy Summit, themed “From Teaching to Learning: Context and Collaboration”. The event …
Call for Nominations: Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award
November 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) We are seeking nominees for the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievements (including risk-taking) by academic librarians that have contributed significantly to improvement…
Recording of GMR Webinar “Disaster Preparation and Planning” Available
November 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The latest GMR Lake Effects Webinar, “Disaster Preparedness and Planning”, was recorded on October 31 and is now available on YouTube. The Univ…
Second Call: Nominations for ACRL Instruction Section Awards
November 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Campbell, CARLI) The ACRL Instruction Section Awards committee is seeking nominations for the following awards. Innovation Award Do you know of, or were you involved in, a project at an academic or research library that demonstrates creat…
Nominations Sought for LITA/Ex Libris Writing Award for LIS Student Manuscripts
November 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jenny Levine, LITA Executive Director) The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to offer an award for the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student or st…
LITA Seeking Nominations for Kilgour Award
November 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) and OCLC, Inc., invite nominations for the 2017 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology. The deadline for nominatio…
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