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Online College Students Report for 2016 Released
August 19, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The Learning House, Inc., has released the 2016 edition of its annual Online College Students report. This is the fifth year that the report has been published. The goal of the study is to track not just who makes up the current body of online studen…
ALA Task Force on the Context of Future Accreditation Holding Online Forums, Beginning August 18
August 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) The ALA Task Force on the Context of Future Accreditation is charged to develop a white paper that describes the fields and context for which we will be accrediting in the future, and to make such recommendations as may arise in the proces…
RUSQ Seeking Submissions for “Alert Collector” Column
August 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mark Shores, Miami University of Ohio) Mark Shores, the new editor of the “Alert Collector” column in Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ), is seeking authors to develop topic ideas for future issues. This popular column in R…
Proposals Sought for Conference About Libraries & Literacy
August 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Liz Humrickhouse-Lee, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse) It is our distinct pleasure to invite you to the first Conference About Libraries & Literacy (C.A.L.L.). The conference is a collaboration between UW-La Crosse Murphy Library, …
ACRL Updates to Standards for Libraries in Higher Education Begin
August 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The ACRL Board of Directors has recently appointed a task force to review and update the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education (SLHE), as appropriate. Like all ACRL standards and guidelines, these are subject…
Vote for NN/LM – GMR Blog’s New Name by August 12
August 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Note: The deadline for voting has passed, but the slides from the latest “GMR Update” are still available. (via Jacqueline Leskovec, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Network of Librari…
Reminder: Call for Posters--Health Science Librarians of Illinois 2016 Conference
August 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Horio, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center) The HSLI Program Committee invites proposals for posters for the HSLI 2016 Annual Conference: “Running with It: Library Trends in 2016,” to be held November 9-11, 2016, at the Pheasant R…
Call for Editorial Board Members--Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication
August 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Illinois Wesleyan University) JLSC welcomes applications for membership on its Editorial Board through Wednesday, August 31. About the Editorial Board In addition to helping to shape journal policy and practices, Editorial …
Early-Bird Registration for Northwest ILL and Resource Sharing Conference Closes August 12
August 12, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jessica Bower, Chapman University) The early-bird registration deadline for the 2016 Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference is Friday, August 12. Attendees who register by that date will pay $175; after August 12, registrati…
Registration for 2016 HSLI Conference Opens August 15
August 12, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Roberta Craig, HSLI Conference Publicity Chair) There are only a few months until the 2016 HSLI Conference: “Running With It: Library Trends in 2016”, which will take place at the beautiful Pheasant Run Resort (located at 4051 E. Mai…
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