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Apply for the Sewell Travel Award for Public Health to Attend APHA Annual Meeting
June 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Helena VonVille, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Is your position related to public health or a public-health-related field? Would you like an opportunity to immerse yourself in the public-health field for a few days? …
Reminder: Register Now for “New Discoveries in Reference”: RUSA/RSS 23rd Annual Reference Research Forum
June 20, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via David Ward, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Come join the RUSA RSS Research and Statistics Committee for a lively presentation of exciting new research in the field of reference services.  Our presenters, selected using a blind …
ILL Discussion Group Meeting at ALA Annual (10:30-11:30 on June 24)
June 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Krista Higham, Millersville University) For those attending ALA Annual in Chicago, please join us for the ILL Discussion Group. It will take place on Saturday, June 24, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM, at McCormick Place, Room W187a. The agenda…
Registration Open for Digital Directions: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections Conference
June 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Julie Martin, Northeast Document Conservation Center) Registration is open for the 2017 Digital Directions Conference. The meeting will take place from Monday, August 21, to Wednesday, August 23. The theme of this year’s eve…
ALA Annual Program on Discovery Tools and the ACRL IL Framework (1:00-2:30 on June 24)
June 18, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via David Oberhelman, Oklahoma State University) Please join us at ALA Annual in Chicago on Saturday, June 24, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM, in MCP W179a, for the ACRL Instruction Section/Distance Learning Section/Community and Jr. Colle…
ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit Launches
June 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Donna Witek, The University of Scranton) The ACRL Framework Advisory Board (FAB) is pleased to announce the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit. The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit is…
Reminder: Mentors Still Needed for ACRL First-Time Attendees at ALA Annual
June 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jodie Borgerding, Amigos Library Services) We anticipate over 250 ACRL members will be attending their first ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. We’d like to help our first-time attendees make the most of their conference experience. As…
Reminder: Chapter Proposals Deadline for ACRL Volume on Retaining and Graduating Students is June 19
June 16, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Yen Tran, San Jose State University) ACRL Press is planning to publish a book titled Supporting Today’s Students in the Library: Strategies for Retaining and Graduating International, Transfer, First-Generation, and Re-Entry Students.…
ALA Annual Program: “Update on the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education” (10:30-11:30 on June 25)
June 15, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Sara Miller, Michigan State University) For those of you headed to the ALA Annual conference, please consider attending the session “Update on the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education“. It will take place…
UIUC’s iSchool Seeking Nominations for Downs Intellectual Freedom Award
June 15, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The iSchool at Illinois seeks nominations for the Robert B. Downs Intellectual Freedom Award. The deadline for nominations is Sunday, October 1. Given annually, the award acknowledges individuals or gr…
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