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IACRL@ILA -- Programming for Academic Librarians
October 6, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL President) I hope to see many of you next week at the ILA Annual Conference in Tinley Park! In addition to our Unconference and Luncheon on Wednesday, please don’t forget that IACRL is sponsoring IACRL@ILA&#…
Articles Published by Academic Librarians in Illinois
October 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Tara WoodUniversity of Illinois at Chicago Note: For articles with multiple authors, those currently affiliated with Illinois academic and research libraries have an asterisk (*) next to their names. Belovari, Susanne. 2017. “Historians and Web…
Bloomberg Receives 2017 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial/Demco Award
October 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Eric EdwardsIllinois State Library Kathleen L. Bloomberg is the 2017 recipient of the Illinois Library Association’s Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial/Demco Award. (To see the official announcement from the Illinois Library Association, go here.) The A…
CARLI Update
October 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Anne CraigSenior Director, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois We have really great news to share on many fronts!  I have been crisscrossing the state, sitting down with directors in small groups called “listening ses…
Health Science Librarians of Illinois Update
October 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Eric EdwardsIllinois State Library The Health Science Librarians of Illinois organization will hold its Annual Conference from Wednesday, October 25, to Friday, October 27, at The Chateau Hotel and Conference Center in Bloomington, IL. The theme of t…
ILA 2017 Conference Preview
October 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Krista Bowers SharpeWestern Illinois University Libraries of all types foster diversity, engage community, and champion social justice. The 2017 Illinois Library Association Annual Conference, themed “Rise Up”, is a chance for us to come …
Meet the New Vice-President/President-Elect: Eric Edwards, Illinois State Library
October 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Krista Bowers SharpeWestern Illinois University What are your goals as the incoming Vice-President/President-Elect of IACRL?   I’m looking forward to working with the rest of the Executive Board to devise interesting and exciting acti…
Member Spotlight: Sam Suber
October 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Krista Bowers SharpeWestern Illinois University Describe yourself in three words. Reliable, perceptive, persistent. What is your current professional position, and what do you like best about it? I am currently the Electronic Resources Coordinator at…
Western Illinois University’s Zellmer Receives 2017 Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service Award
October 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Linda Zellmer, who is Associate Professor of Libraries at Western Illinois University, is the 2017 recipient of the Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service Award. The Award, which the Geoscience Information Society (GSIS) sponsors, honors major contribu…
Meet the New Secretary/Treasurer: Ariel Orlov
October 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Carl Lehnen University of Illinois at Chicago What three words would you use to describe yourself?   Persistent, organized, curious.   Why did you want to be the IACRL Secretary? IACRL has been a great resource for me as a librarian. I want…
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