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Illinois Academic Librarians Featured in AL Direct Coverage of ALA Annual
July 3, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Several Illinois academic and research librarians were included in AL Direct’s coverage of the ALA 2017 Annual Conference. Veronda Pitchford, Director of Membership Development and Resource Sharing at the Reaching Across Illinois Libr…
Registration Open for 2017 LITA Forum (November 9-12)
July 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mark Beatty, American Library Association) Registration is now open for the 2017 LITA Forum. This year’s event will take place from Thursday, November 9, to Sunday, November 12. Join us in Denver, Colorado, at the Embas…
Registration Open for CARLI “Metadata Best Practices for DPLA” Webinar on July 20
July 2, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Amy Maroso, CARLI) CARLI will host a one-hour webinar, “Metadata Best Practices for DPLA”, on Thursday, July 20, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. The webinar will cover best metadata practices for collections that will be harve…
Deadline for Submissions to Midwest Chapter MLA & MHSLA Joint Annual Conference Extended to Aug. 1
July 1, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Tyler Nix, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor) The Program Committee of the 2017 Midwest Chapter MLA & MHSLA Joint Annual Conference invites paper and poster abstract submissions on any topic of interest to the heal…
Illinois Librarians Give Poster Sessions at ALA Annual
July 1, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic and research librarians gave poster sessions at the ALA 2017 Annual Conference. This year’s event took place in Chicago, from June 22 to June 27. The theme was “Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves”. M…
Reminder: Inaugural OCLC Americas Regional Council Conference This October
July 1, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Scott Walter, University Librarian at DePaul University) The OCLC Americas Regional Council (ARC) is holding its inaugural Conference this October, in what we hope will be the first of many opportunities to take a regional (and global) persp…
Registration Open for 2017 Indiana University Libraries Information Literacy Colloquium (Deadline July 28)
July 1, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Michael Courtney, Indiana University Bloomington) We are pleased to announce that registration for the 2017 Indiana University Libraries Information Literacy Colloquium is now open! The 2017 Indiana University Libraries Information Literacy…
Reminder: Early-Bird Registration for Northwest ILL Conference Ends Monday, July 10
July 1, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Eric Alwine, Reed College) Early-bird registration ends Monday, July 10, for the 2017 Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference! Early-bird registration fee is $175; regular registration is $225. The conference will take p…
Early-Bird Registration for VIVO 2017 Conference Ends Friday, June 30
June 30, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Terrie R. Wheeler–Director, Samuel J. Wood Library and C.V. Starr Biomedical Information Center at Weill Cornell Medicine) On behalf of the VIVO 2017 Conference Task Force, I am pleased to invite you to attend the 8th Annual National …
Register Now for “PubMed for Librarians” Series
June 30, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Kiscaden, Associate Director for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is offering another round of our popular PubMed series, beginning in early Sep…
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