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Illinois Faculty Summer Institute to Be Held May 24
May 14, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President)This year’s Faculty Summer Institute (FSI) will take place on Tuesday, May 24, from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM at Urbana-Champaign’s iHotel. It will be our 20th-year anniversary. The FSI is designed for faculty…
RUSA Virtual Town Hall June 15
May 14, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via RUSA) The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) is hosting a virtual Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, June 15, at 3:00 PM CST, to give all RUSA members (and prospective members) a chance to ask questions about the organization and give i…
LITA Webinar: Mindful Tech with David Levy
May 14, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the Library Information Technology Association) Don't miss the opportunity to participate in this well known program by David Levy on the timely topic of mindful tech. The popular interactive program will include exercises and participation now …
ACRLog Blog Team Seeking Writers
May 14, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Are you interested in writing about issues that affect academic libraries? We’re looking to bring on a few new bloggers here at ACRLog! Members of the ACRLog blog team write on any issue or idea that impacts …
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…
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