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ACRL Seeks Nominations for 2017 Awards
September 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) ACRL celebrates the opportunity to honor the outstanding achievements of academic and research librarians across North America. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of ACRL’s a…
Early-Bird Registration Deadline for ILA Annual is September 12
September 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jennifer Paliatka, Elmhurst College) The last day of early-bird registration for the 2016 Illinois Library Association conference is Monday, September 12. Please register here. The theme of this year’s conference, “Discovery Advocacy…
Continuing Education Offerings at HSLI 2016 Conference
September 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Roberta Craig, OSF St. Anthony Medical Center) You won’t want to miss the HSLI 2016 Conference being held on from Wednesday, November 9, to Friday, November 11, at the beautiful Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL. The conference has an…
Registration and Housing Open for 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits
September 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) Registration and housing are now open for the 2017 Midwinter meeting and exhibits in Atlanta, Georgia, from Friday, January 20, to Tuesday, January 24. “The conversation starts here . . . ” every yea…
Scholarship Applications for ACRL 2017 Conference Due October 7
September 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Scholarship applications to attend ACRL 2017 are due on Friday, October 7. ACRL is offering approximately 150 scholarships worth more than $100,000 for the conference to be held March 22 – 25, 2017, in Baltim…
Illinois Academic Librarians Running for ALA Office
September 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The American Library Association has announced the slate of ALA Council candidates it has nominated for the 2017 elections. Two Illinois academic librarians are on the list. They are Steve Brantley, Head of Reference Services and Associate Professor …
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 …
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