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Illinois Academic Librarians Giving Presentations at IFLA World Library and Information Congress
August 7, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic librarians will present sessions or posters at this year’s IFLA World Library and Information Congress, which will take place in Columbus, OH, from Saturday, August 13, to Friday, August 19. This is the 82nd annual…
ACRL Issues Statement for Communicating Library Value to Academic Leaders
August 6, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) released a statement on the value of academic libraries to be used by library leaders as a communication tool with academic leaders on their campuses such as…
August 4 Webinar on Copyright and Metadata
August 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Note: This event has already passed, but the recording should be available soon. (via Cindy Kristof, Kent State University Libraries) The ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy is sponsoring a free webinar, “Rightsstatements.org: …
Registration Deadline for IFLA DDRS Section Meeting is Friday, August 5
August 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Seangill Peter Bae, Princeton University) The Section on Document Delivery and Resource Sharing will hold a two-day meeting from Wednesday, August 10, to Thursday, August 11, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The registration deadli…
Choice and The Charleston Company Announce Collaboration on New Online Review Resource for Academic Databases
August 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) Choice and The Charleston Company have announced plans to collaborate on a new reference product, an online review source for academic databases and digital resources, with the working name of CC Advisor. CC Advisor will be published on th…
Piotrowski Named Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year
August 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Pattie Piotrowski, who recently started a position as University Librarian and Dean of Library Instructional Services at the University of Illinois Springfield, has been named the 2016 ILA Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year. The award, which is …
OCLC to Hold Presentations and Open House During IFLA 2016
August 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via OCLC) OCLC, the leading global library cooperative based in Dublin, will welcome thousands of librarians from around the world as the premier sponsor and a local host of the 2016 IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Columbus August 13-…
Illinois Academic Librarians Who Presented at ALA 2016
July 31, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic librarians presented at this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference, which took place in Orlando, Florida, from June 23 to June 28. This year’s conference was tied in with ALA’s “Li…
OCLC Holding Member Forum in Chicago on October 27
July 30, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via OCLC) Take part in a day of community, robust conversation and discussion with your colleagues and use the power of your membership in the OCLC cooperative. OCLC will hold a Member Forum on the University of Chicago campus, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 …
MLA Seeking Poster Submissions for 2017 Conference
July 29, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Medical Library Association) Share your best ideas and work with your fellow librarians by presenting a poster in Seattle, Washington. Submissions are invited from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to MLA members. Proposals ma…
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