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MLA Webinar on Emerging Technology November 29
September 17, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Medical Library Association) Staying ahead of the latest technology trends is important for librarians. New technologies continue to shape how learners access and use information. As educators, librarians must stay ahead of the curve and be …
Symposium on the Future of Libraries Seeks Proposals for Concurrent Sessions
September 17, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) ALA 2017 Midwinter Meeting attendees are invited to submit their program ideas for this year’s new Symposium on the Future of Libraries. The Symposium on the Future of Libraries is included with full regis…
Nominations Sought for 2017 ALCTS Ross Atkinson Award
September 17, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award recognizes the contribution of a library leade…
Nominations Sought for 2017 ALCTS Continuing-Resources Awards
September 17, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for outstanding achievement and promise in the field of serials and continuing resources. T…
ACRL Seeks Nominations for 2017 Awards
September 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) ACRL celebrates the opportunity to honor the outstanding achievements of academic and research librarians across North America. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of ACRL’s a…
Early-Bird Registration Deadline for ILA Annual is September 12
September 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jennifer Paliatka, Elmhurst College) The last day of early-bird registration for the 2016 Illinois Library Association conference is Monday, September 12. Please register here. The theme of this year’s conference, “Discovery Advocacy…
Continuing Education Offerings at HSLI 2016 Conference
September 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Roberta Craig, OSF St. Anthony Medical Center) You won’t want to miss the HSLI 2016 Conference being held on from Wednesday, November 9, to Friday, November 11, at the beautiful Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL. The conference has an…
Registration and Housing Open for 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits
September 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Registration and housing are now open for the 2017 Midwinter meeting and exhibits in Atlanta, Georgia, from Friday, January 20, to Tuesday, January 24. “The conversation starts here . . . ” every yea…
Scholarship Applications for ACRL 2017 Conference Due October 7
September 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Scholarship applications to attend ACRL 2017 are due on Friday, October 7. ACRL is offering approximately 150 scholarships worth more than $100,000 for the conference to be held March 22 – 25, 2017, in Baltim…
Illinois Academic Librarians Running for ALA Office
September 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The American Library Association has announced the slate of ALA Council candidates it has nominated for the 2017 elections. Two Illinois academic librarians are on the list. They are Steve Brantley, Head of Reference Services and Associate Professor …
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