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Registration for 2016 IDS Project Conference Open
May 14, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mark Sullivan, Executive Director of the IDS Project at SUNY Geneseo) The IDS Project’s 12th Annual Summer Conference is Thursday, July 28, and Friday, July 29, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s conference theme…
RUSA Shared Collections Interest Group Twitter Chat on May 13
May 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Tina Baich, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis) The RUSA Shared Collections Interest Group is hosting a Twitter chat this Friday, May 13, 2016, beginning at 11:00 AM CST. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #RUSASCIG. We ho…
Journal of New Librarianship Call for Submissions
May 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Dane Ward--Dean of Milner Library, Illinois State University) The Journal of New Librarianship is pleased to announce that it is accepting submissions for its inaugural issue, anticipated for the fall of 2016. Submissions may include, but ar…
Dr. Patricia Brennan Chosen as New Director of National Library of Medicine
May 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jane Plass, RAILS) I am pleased to announce the selection of Patricia Flatley Brennan, R.N., Ph.D., as director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). She is expected to begin her new role in August, 2016. Dr. Brennan brings her incredible e…
Park Presents at DPLAfest
May 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Sarah Park, Technology & Engineering Librarian at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, presented at the 2016 DPLAfest, which was sponsored by the Digital Public Library of America. This year’s event was in Washington, D.C., from April…
DLAx Meeting at DePaul on Wednesday, May 11 (Register by May 6)
May 6, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Scott Walter, University Librarian at DePaul University) Earlier this year, you may have heard about the Digital Liberal Arts Exchange (DLAx), a Mellon-funded project designed to explore options for developing a sustainable and scalable appr…
LITA ALA Annual Preconference Session on Technology Tools
May 6, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via LITA) Sign up for this fun, informative, and hands-on ALA Annual preconference session. "Technology Tools and Transforming Librarianship" Friday, June 24, 2016, 1:00 -- 4:00 PM Presenters: Lola Bradley, Reference Librarian, Upstate University; B…
Deadline for ACRL PRIMO Proposals is Monday, May 9
May 6, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jennifer Sharkey, Head of Information Use & Fluency at Illinois State University's Milner Library) The Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Committee of the ACRL Instruction Section invites you to submit your online informati…
ALCTS Preconference Sessions at ALA 2016
May 6, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ALCTS) Join your colleagues for exciting preconferences from ALCTS! Register today, and add an ALCTS preconference event to your conference scheduler. These preconference topics not for you? Forward to your colleagues who could benefit from thes…
ALA Virtual Membership Meeting on June 2
May 6, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Sari Feldman, ALA President) I invite you to register and join me and hundreds of other ALA members for the annual ALA Virtual Membership Meeting (VMM16) on Thursday, June 2, from 1:30 to 2:30 PM CST. VMM16 is a terrific way to have your voice h…
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