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Call for Posters--HSLI 2016 Annual Conference
July 24, 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 from Wednesday, November 9, to Friday,…
Call for Submissions to the Merge & Converge Tech Forum: Partnering with Technology Champions
July 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jacqueline Leskovec, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The Merge & Converge Tech Forum Planning Group is looking for panelists who want to share their IT collaboration success stories as either a &ldqu…
Journal of Access Services Call for Submissions
July 23, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via David MacCaslin, CalTech University) I’d like to make my first call for submissions, as Editor-in-Chief, for the Journal of Access Services, also known as JAS. Paul Sharpe has done a great job guiding the journal, as Editor in the previous…
RUSA STARS Seeking Officer Nominations
July 23, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Tina Baich, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) On behalf of the RUSA STARS Nominating Committee, I am asking for your help in identifying nominees for leadership roles within STARS. If anyone has suggestions on individuals who wo…
ACRL Issues Policy Statement on Open Access to Scholarship by Academic Librarians
July 23, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce its new "Policy Statement on Open Access to Scholarship by Academic Librarians", which reads: "Scholarship by academic librarians adva…
Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians Seeking Applicants
July 9, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) The Harvard Institutes for Higher Education annual Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians program, led by leading faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), details important leadership concepts and applies them to t…
Applications for Assessment Curriculum Designer/Presenters Due July 14
July 9, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) Individuals interested in contributing to creating two new ACRL learning opportunities on assessing library impact should apply by 4:00 PM CST on Thursday, July 14. The selected curriculum designer/presenters will create new opportunities …
Deadline to Apply for OpenCon 2016 Conference Scholarship is July 11
July 9, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) Join the next generation of advocates and scholars to shape the future of Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data! Are you a librarian who’s passionate about opening up access to educational and scholarly resources? Keen on being …
Reminder–RUSA Name-Change Task Force Seeking Feedback
July 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via RUSA) The Reference and User Services Association is considering a change in the name of the organization to ensure the continuous support and representation of its current and future members’ needs and interests. RUSA members represent a …
ACRL Distance Learning Section Seeking Officers
July 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kathleen Pickens, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College) The Distance Learning Section (DLS) of ACRL is seeking: two candidates to run for Vice-Chair on the 2017 ballot, a three-year total commitment two candidates to run for Secretar…
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