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Journal of the Medical Library Association Seeking Volunteer Editor
October 9, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Medical Library Association) The Medical Library Association (MLA) seeks applications for a new volunteer Editor of theJournal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) for a three-year term (renewable once) beginning at a mutually agreed da…
ACRL Releases Updated Scholarly Communication Toolkit
October 9, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kara Malenfant, Association of College and Research Libraries) The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has released a new version of its popular Scholarly Communication Toolkit. The Toolkit has been updated with new and revised …
Free LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will Feature Megan Oakleaf
October 9, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present a free webinar featuring Megan Oakleaf. It will take place on Wednesday, November 9, from 12:00 to 1:00 PM CST. This webina…
EBSCO/MLA Annual Meeting Grant
October 9, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jeanne Sadlik, Loyola University Health Sciences Library) In order to enable more librarians to attend the Medical Library Association’s Annual Meeting, EBSCO Information Services has generously donated money to the MLA Scholarship Endowme…
Reminder–Deadline to Apply for HSLI Syed Maghrabi Scholarship is Tuesday, October 11
October 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Miranda Shake, Lakeview College) Applications are now being accepted for the Syed Maghrabi Conference Scholarship, for the 2016 Health Science Librarians of Illinois Conference. The scholarship provides up to $320.00 in reimbursements for confer…
Advance Registration Deadline for ILA Annual Extended to October 11
October 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Illinois Library Association) The 2016 ILA Annual Conference is less than two weeks away. Due to numerous requests, the advance registration deadline has been extended to Tuesday, October 11. Take advantage of this opportunity to avoid the o…
October 19 NLM Webinar on E-utilities for PubMed
October 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Are you trying to do more with PubMed? Do you need to extract just relevant PubMed data, in the format you want? Are you dreaming of creating your own PubMed tool or i…
Run for ALA Office by Filing Electronic Petition
October 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Interested in running for ALA President-Elect or Councilor-at-Large, but weren’t approached by the Nominating Committee? You can still get your name on the 2017 spring ballot by completing a petition form …
Reminder: Proposals for ACRL 2017 Due Friday, October 14
October 2, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College & Research Libraries) ACRL invites you to share your research and creative endeavors with your colleagues at the 2017 ACRL Conference, themed “At the Helm: Leading Transformation”. Submit your proposal …
Applications Sought for Shirley Olofson Memorial Award
October 2, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Are you looking for funds to help pay for your trip to ALA’s 2017 Annual Conference in Chicago, IL? Apply by Wednesday, December 14, for the NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award, and you may receive a $1,000 c…
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