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Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference and CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting to Be Held August 9-11
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via OCLC) The Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference and the CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting will be held jointly this year, from Tuesday, August 9, to Thursday, August 11. The events will take place at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.…
Savage Chosen for Leading to the Future Program
June 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Devin Savage, Assistant Dean for Assessment and Scholarly Communication at the Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago campus), has been selected as a participant in ALA’s fourth annual Leading to the Future program. Savage is one of 42 parti…
ACRL Report on Top Trends in Academic Libraries
June 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee has released its report on the top trends in academic libraries for 2016. The Committee puts out the report every two years. The 2016 report focuses on such areas as research data services (RDS), emergi…
Registration Open for Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference
June 17, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via David Ketchum, University of Oregon Libraries) Registration is now open for the 16th Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference. The conference will take place in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday, September 8, and Friday, September…
CARLI Creates Google Group for Collection Development Projects
June 17, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Chris Diaz, CARLI Collection Management Committee) The Collection Management Committee has created a Google Group for CARLI member libraries to discuss and coordinate collaborative collection development projects for the 2016-2017 academic year.…
Webinar at 12:00 PM TODAY on Applying for OCLC Digital Innovation Award
June 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via OCLC) Have you completed your submission for the Digital Learning Innovation Award (DLIAward)? The DLIAward program recognizes faculty-led teams and institutions for advancing undergraduate student success through the adoption of digital coursew…
Call for Participation: RUSA Name Change Task Force Asks Members to “Name RUSA”
June 15, 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 …
Volunteer for New ACRL Task Force on Academic Librarian Standards by June 30
June 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) The Board approved, through virtual vote during May 15–22, 2016, the ACRL Status of Academic Librarians Standards and Guidelines Review Task Force to review six standards and guidelines pertaining to the status of academic librarians…
Reminder–IDS Project Annual Conference Next Month
June 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mark Sullivan–IDS Project Executive Director, SUNY Geneseo) The IDS Project’s 12th Annual Summer Conference is Thursday, July 28, and Friday, July 29, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, in Albany, NY. This year’s confe…
ILL Discussion Group at ALA Annual
June 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Krista Higham, Millersville University—STARS ILL Discussion Group Chair) For those attending ALA Annual in Orlando, please join us for the ILL Discussion Group. It will take place on Saturday, June 25, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM, in the Orange…
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