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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…
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…
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