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Chicago-Area Distance Services Librarians Group Meets on June 9
June 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Ariel Orlov, Adler University) Are you a Chicago-area librarian who provides library services to students and faculty at a distance and online? Join us as we launch a local interest group to meet several times a year to share ideas and innovatio…
Call for Presenters–ACRL Workshop on Research Data Management
June 5, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) ACRL is accepting applications from prospective new presenters for the workshop “Building your Research Data Management Toolkit: Integrating RDM into Your Liaison Work”. The day-long workshop will be led by two expert presenter…
Call for Nominations–Access Services Conference Support Staff Travel Scholarship
June 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Thomas Mantzakides, University of Illinois at Chicago and member of Award Committee for the scholarship) Do you know a support staff member who deserves special recognition for their work and dedication in access services? For the second year, t…
Digital Learning Innovation Award Submissions Due June 30
June 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Nori Barajas-Murphy–Grant Project Director, Online Learning Consortium) The countdown begins today. Have you completed your submission for the Digital Learning Innovation Award (DLIAward)? The DLIAward program recognizes faculty-led teams …
TRLN Management Academy Offering Training Program for Librarians
June 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Michelle Benedicta, Elmhurst College) On behalf of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN), I invite you to identify an emerging leader to apply for the seventh TRLN Management Academy, to be held in October 2016 in Chapel Hill, NC. This …
July 19 Webinar on New Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States
June 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Brian Miller, The Ohio State University Lbraries) Do you process interlibrary loan requests? Or oversee staff that do? If so, this free webinar is for you! Title: Unlocking the Interlibrary Loan Code for the United StatesDate: Tuesday, July 19, …
ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit Call for Applications
June 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) ACRL is accepting applications from prospective contract editors for the ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit, an online educational resource maintained by the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee to support advocacy efforts d…
Deadline to Apply for 2016 ALA Diversity and Outreach Fair Extended to June 3
June 3, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ALA) The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services has extended its deadline for library professionals from all kinds of institutions to submit proposals to apply to participate in the 2016 Diversity and Outreach Fair, to be held …
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…
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