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Craig Chosen as Next CARLI Senior Director
June 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via CARLI and Dr. Christophe Pierre, Vice President for Academic Affairs at UIUC) Please join me in welcoming Anne Craig as the new Senior Director of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). Anne will start on July 1, …
June 14 Twitter Chat on Polling Tools
June 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Carl Lehnen, IACRL Communications Committee Co-Chair) Join @ACRL_IS_ITECH for a Twitter chat about the use of polling tools in academic libraries on Tuesday, June 14, at 1:00 PM CST. You will have the opportunity to share your own experiences wi…
Reminder–RUSA Virtual Town Hall on June 15
June 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via RUSA) The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) is hosting a virtual Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, June 15, at 3:00 PM CST, to give all RUSA members (and prospective members) a chance to ask questions about the organization and give i…
RUSA Publications and Communications Committee Seeking Volunteers
June 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via RUSA) The RUSA Publications and Communication Committee is currently accepting volunteer applications from RUSA members to lead the transition and future directions of the RUSA Voices blog. The focus of the RUSA Voices blog will be for contribut…
August 4 Workshop on Teaching ACRL Info. Lit. Framework Thresholds
June 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ALA) Are you looking to get fully acclimated with ACRL’s newly-adopted Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, learn what each of the threshold concepts are, and determine how to incorporate them into information literacy …
Update on Framework for Info. Lit. Sandbox
June 11, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) ACRL has selected the Cherry Hill Company to develop the Framework Sandbox. The Sandbox will be an open-access database for librarians and other academic partners to share, organize, and archive educational resources related to the use of …
Webinar on the Affordable Care Act at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, June 8
June 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Greater Midwest Region) The MLA-sponosred webinar “What’s New with the Affordable Care Act and What You Need to Know About It” takes place on Wednesday, June 8, from 1:00 to 2:30 …
Sopiarz Wins Collection Development Grant
June 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(Note: This post is an article that appeared in the Spring, 2016, issue of the IACRL Newsletter.) Josh Sopiarz, Social Sciences and Government Information Librarian and Assistant Professor at Governors State University, has received the 2016 Douglas …
Kahl Wins Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award
June 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(Note: This post is an article from the Spring, 2016, issues of the IACRL Newsletter.) Chad Kahl, Interim Associate Dean for Public Services and Information Technology at Illinois State University’s Milner Library, is the recipient of the 2016 …
Registration Open for Great Lakes Science Boot Camp
June 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Registration is now open for the 2016 Great Lakes Science Boot Camp. This year’s event will take place from Wednesday, July 13, to Friday, July 15, on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, in Notre Dame, IN. It is intended for both librar…
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