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Fascinating Conference Workshops at NASIG 2016
May 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via NASIG, formerly the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc.) NASIG is offering some pretty fascinating workshops this year. Take a look at what’s in store for Albuquerque! Ever wonder how to set up a digital repository at your institut…
ALA NMRT Seeking Applicants for Conference Mentoring Program
May 21, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) The New Members Round Table Mentoring Committee is seeking applicants for its 2016 ALA Conference Mentoring Program. With the program taking place June 23 – 28, 2016 (in concurrence wit…
Call for Nominations--Distinguished Achievement in Access Services Award
May 21, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kim Copenhaver, Eckerd College) Do you know someone who deserves special recognition for her or his work and dedication in access services? For the third year, the Access Services Conference and Generation Fifth will be presenting the Distinguis…
Fakouri Named ACRL Member of the Week
May 21, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Maryam Fakouri, Intellectual Property Librarian at Columbia College in Chicago, has been named the ACRL Member of the Week for the week of May 16. She has been a member of ACRL since 2003. In an interview with ACRL, she discusses her role in teaching…
ACRL Standards for Proficiencies for Assessment Librarians and Coordinators Draft Available for Comments
May 21, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) ACRL is seeking comments on a draft of the new Standards for Proficiencies for Assessment Librarians and Coordinators before completing final revisions and submitting the standards for approval. The Standards inclu…
ACRL Seeking Presenters for “Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy” Workshop
May 20, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) ACRL is accepting applications from prospective new presenters for the workshop “Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy“. The day-long workshop will be led by two expert prese…
Reminder–Proposals for CARLI Instruction Showcase Due Friday, May 27
May 20, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lorna Engels, CARLI) The CARLI Instruction Committee is seeking presentation proposals for the fourth annual Instruction Showcase on Wednesday, July 20, at Heartland Community College in Normal. Proposals should outline an instruction session ac…
ALA NMRT Seeking Volunteers for Speakers Pool
May 20, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) The ALA New Members Roundtable wants you to volunteer for the Speakers Pool! The Speakers Pool is a resource that can connect ALA Student Chapters with active ALA and NMRT members who are abl…
Proposals Deadline for DLF Forum is May 15
May 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The deadline to submit a proposal for the 2016 DLF (Digital Library Federation) Forum is Sunday, May 15, at 11:59 PM PST (1:59 AM CST on Monday, May 16) . This year’s event will take place in Milwaukee, from November 7 to November 9. This year&…
ASCLA Seeks 2017 Conference Program & Preconference/Institute Proposals
May 15, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies)Do you have innovative ideas, services and programs to share with your library colleagues? Why not present one at the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conferences? Submit a pro…
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