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Reminder–ALA Seeking Candidates for 2017 Elections
June 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ALA) The ALA 2017 Nominating Committee reminds all interested ALA members that the deadline for completing the candidate biographical form is quickly approaching–the form will close on Friday, July 8. The committee is soliciting nominees t…
ALA Seeking IFLA Section Committee Nominations for 2017-21
June 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ALA) The ALA International Relations Committee (IRC) is seeking nominations to section standing committees of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). The selected representatives will serve from 2017 to 2021…
Opportunities to Participate in the ILA 2016 Conference
June 24, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The 2016 Illinois Library Association Conference will take place in Rosemont from October 18 to 20. There are still ways that you can get involved. Submit a Poster SessionPoster sessions at the 2016 ILA Annual Conf…
IACRL Election Results
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(results via Cyndi Robinson, ILA) The results for the 2016 IACRL election are in! Carolyn Ciesla, Instructional Services Librarian and Assistant Professor at Prairie State College, was elected Vice-President/President-Elect. She ran unopposed and rec…
2016 Purdue Information Literacy Research Symposium on August 2
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACL President) The 2016 Purdue University Literacy Research Symposium will take place on Tuesday, August 2, from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM, at the Stewart Center on the Purdue University main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. The theme …
ACRL Seeks Curriculum Designer/Presenters for New Learning Opportunities on Assessment
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via ACRL) ACRL is accepting applications from prospective curriculum designer/presenters to contribute to creating two (and possibly more) new learning opportunities on assessing library impact, building on the work of the ACRL program Assessment in…
RUSA Stars Hot Topics Discussion Group at ALA Annual
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Tina Baich, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) Please plan to attend the STARS Hot Topics Discussion Group at ALA Annual! The meeting will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 PM on Sunday, June 26, in the Orange County Convention Center…
Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference and CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting to Be Held August 9-11
June 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via OCLC) The Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference and the CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting will be held jointly this year, from Tuesday, August 9, to Thursday, August 11. The events will take place at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.…
Savage Chosen for Leading to the Future Program
June 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Devin Savage, Assistant Dean for Assessment and Scholarly Communication at the Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago campus), has been selected as a participant in ALA’s fourth annual Leading to the Future program. Savage is one of 42 parti…
ACRL Report on Top Trends in Academic Libraries
June 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee has released its report on the top trends in academic libraries for 2016. The Committee puts out the report every two years. The 2016 report focuses on such areas as research data services (RDS), emergi…
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