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Winners of NMRT's ALA Annual Conference Professional Development Award Announced
June 25, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) The NMRT Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award Committee congratulates Corinne Thompson, Siena Heights University, and Jane Wu, Otterbein University, on their winning es…
SIU-Carbondale’s Gorzalski named SAA Emerging Leader
June 25, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Matt Gorzalski, University Archivist at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Society of American Archivists’ Emerging Leader Award. This is the sixth year that the Award has be…
UIC and Northwestern Sponsoring Health Sciences Practicum
June 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Rebecca Raszewski, University of Illinois at Chicago) The Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the Galter Health Sciences Library of Northwestern University are co-sponsoring a joint practicum for the…
Reminder–ALA Seeking Candidates for 2017 Elections
June 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ALA) The ALA 2017 Nominating Committee reminds all interested ALA members that the deadline for completing the candidate biographical form is quickly approaching–the form will close on Friday, July 8. The committee is soliciting nominees t…
ALA Seeking IFLA Section Committee Nominations for 2017-21
June 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ALA) The ALA International Relations Committee (IRC) is seeking nominations to section standing committees of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). The selected representatives will serve from 2017 to 2021…
Opportunities to Participate in the ILA 2016 Conference
June 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The 2016 Illinois Library Association Conference will take place in Rosemont from October 18 to 20. There are still ways that you can get involved. Submit a Poster SessionPoster sessions at the 2016 ILA Annual Conf…
IACRL Election Results
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(results via Cyndi Robinson, ILA) The results for the 2016 IACRL election are in! Carolyn Ciesla, Instructional Services Librarian and Assistant Professor at Prairie State College, was elected Vice-President/President-Elect. She ran unopposed and rec…
2016 Purdue Information Literacy Research Symposium on August 2
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACL President) The 2016 Purdue University Literacy Research Symposium will take place on Tuesday, August 2, from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM, at the Stewart Center on the Purdue University main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. The theme …
ACRL Seeks Curriculum Designer/Presenters for New Learning Opportunities on Assessment
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) ACRL is accepting applications from prospective curriculum designer/presenters to contribute to creating two (and possibly more) new learning opportunities on assessing library impact, building on the work of the ACRL program Assessment in…
RUSA Stars Hot Topics Discussion Group at ALA Annual
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Tina Baich, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) Please plan to attend the STARS Hot Topics Discussion Group at ALA Annual! The meeting will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 PM on Sunday, June 26, in the Orange County Convention Center…
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