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ACRL Seeks Feedback for Information Literacy Immersion Program
June 3, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The survey linked below is intended to aid ACRL and the Information Literacy Immersion Program in gathering information about the professional development needs of our community, as those needs relate to informatio…
JJ Pionke Wins ALA’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant
May 28, 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.) Katharine (“JJ”) Pionke, Applied Health Sciences Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is the…
Call for Poster Sessions--2016 ILA Annual Conference
May 27, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kirstin Duffin, Eastern Illinois University) The Illinois Library Association (ILA) Conference Program Committee invites applications for poster sessions at the 2016 ILA Annual Conference at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Poster ses…
Volunteer for Newly-Formed ACRL New Roles and Changing Landscapes Committee by June 3
May 27, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) The ACRL Board of Directors approved, through virtual vote during May 3–11, 2016, the ACRL New Roles and Changing Landscapes Committee to support the newly added fourth goal to the ACRL Plan for Excellence. ACRL Vice-President Irene …
ACRL Collaborates with Springshare to Provide LibGuides Access to Member Units
May 27, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) ACRL is pleased to announce that Springshare is providing complimentary access to LibGuides and LibAnswers to ACRL membership units. Both tools will be used to create unit-related resources to advance the work of ACRL, and will be availabl…
Call For Posters & Roundtables--ALAO 2016 Conference on User Experience
May 27, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce our call for Poster and/or Roundtable proposals for the 2016 ALAO conference. The conference will be held on Frid…
Sign Up Now for an ACRL Buddy at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference
May 27, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Are you planning to attend your first ALA Annual Conference? First-time attendees are invited to sign up for a conference buddy who can guide you through selecting conference sessions, navigating conference venues,…
New NN/LM - GMR Office to Host Webinar on Thursday, May 26
May 26, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The new office for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region, which recently moved from UIC to the University of Iowa’s Hardin Library of the Health Sciences, will host its first webinar on Thursday, May 26, f…
Registration Open for CARLI Instruction Showcase (Proposals Due Friday)
May 26, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Campbell, CARLI) Registration is now open for the 4th Annual CARLI Library Instruction Showcase to be held on Wednesday, July 20, from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, at Heartland Community College in Normal, IL. To register, go here. Please also con…
Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference – $75 Registration Rate Extended to May 23
May 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mike Hawthorne, Wayne State University) The Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference, on June 9 and 10, 2016, is fast approaching. The $75 registration rate has been extended through Monday, May 23, so don’t miss out! Register now before th…
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