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Cooke Wins ALA Equality Award
September 10, 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, has been named the 2016 recipient of the American Library Association’s Equality Award. The award, which is given…
Papers Sought for MLA Meyerhoff Prize by November 1
September 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Linda Feinberg, NorthShore University HealthSystem) The Erich Meyerhoff (formerly Murray Gottlieb) Prize is awarded annually by the Medical Library Association for the best unpublished scholarly paper about a topic in the history of the health s…
CLIPP Publications Call for Proposals
September 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The ACRL/CLS CLIPP (College Library Information on Policy and Practice) Committee invites you to submit a preliminary proposal for its CLIPP publication series. We welcome proposals on any topic that is relevant fo…
International Digital Humanities Conference at UIC November 12-13
September 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Carl Lehnen, University of Illinois at Chicago) The University of Illinois at Chicago will host the 2016 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities & Computer Science (DHCS), from Saturday, November 12, to Sunday, November 13. The DHCS brings …
Free LLAMA Thought Leader Webinar on September 14
September 4, 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 R. David Lankes on Wednesday, September 14, from 12:00 to 1:00 PM CST. Lankes will talk about his …
Attend IACRL Unconference and Luncheon at ILA Annual Meeting
September 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Carolyn Ciesla, Prairie State College) The Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries will host an Unconference and a Luncheon at this year’s ILA Annual Meeting. Both events will take place on Thursday, October 20. The IACRL …
Call for Nominations: RUSA Achievement Awards and Grants
September 3, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library 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 for most awa…
ACRL to Hold e-Learning Webcast on Library Instruction September 7
September 2, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of College & Research Libraries) Library instruction is like a theatre performance. You play a role as the instruction librarian. There is a live audience. You may receive reviews or evaluations. Or maybe the teaching experie…
MLA Seeking Reviewers for 2017 Conference Proposals
September 2, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Medical Library Association) Do you want to review abstracts for papers, posters, lightning talks, and Special Content Sessions for MLA 2017? Fill out this Reviewer Interest form. Reviewing will begin October 14, 2016 and end on October 28, …
Reminder: September 1 Webinar on Applying for GMR Grants
September 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) This is a reminder that the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region will be holding a webinar at 1:00 PM today, September …
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