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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 …
Final Reminder: HSLI Conference Poster Submissions Due September 2
September 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Horio, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center) Poster submissions for the HSLI Annual Conference are due Friday, September 2. If you are working on your abstract and have any questions or cannot meet the deadline, please feel free to call (309-6…
Registration for Northwest ILL Conference Closes August 31
August 31, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Eric Alwine, Reed College) Registration will end Wednesday, August 31, for the 2016 Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference. The conference will take place on Thursday, September 8, and Friday, September 9, at Portland Commun…
Septmeber 1 CopyTalk Webinar on Finding the Public Domain
August 31, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) What would it take to pull together the expertise to perform copyright reviews on 11 million digitized books? The Copyright Review Management System (CRMS) was recognized by the ALA in 2016 as the recipient of t…
Poster Proposals for ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium Due September 2
August 31, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via John Pell, Hunter College) The ACRL/NY 2016 Annual Symposium: Money and Power is accepting proposals for posters. Proposals must be received by Friday, September 2. The symposium will be held on Friday, December 2, at the Baruch College Vertical…
Call for Chapter Proposals–Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology
August 28, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Cyndi Robinson, ILA—original message from Peter Fernandez and Kelly Tilton, University of Tennessee Libraries) We’re excited to invite you to submit chapter proposals for our forthcoming ACRL book, Applying Library Values to Emerging…
Training Available for Greater Midwest Region Funding Opportunities
August 28, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region is currently accepting applications for four awards, and training is available…
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