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Voting Open for RAILS Board Election
May 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Baaske, RAILS) Voting is now open for the RAILS Board election. There are six seats open on the Board. Eleven candidates are running for two at-large seats, seven candidates are running for three public library trustee seats, and one cand…
Proposals Deadline for 2016 Access Services Conference is Friday, May 6
May 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Krista Hingham, McNairy Library and Learning Forum at Millersville University) I wanted to remind everyone that the deadline for submitting your presentation or poster proposals for the 2016 Access Services Conferences is rapidly sneaking up on …
Proposals Deadline for ACRL 2017 is Friday, May 6
May 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) ACRL invites you to share your research and creative endeavors with your colleagues at ACRL 2017, At the Helm: Leading Transformation. Submit your proposal via the "Call for Participation" page on the conference we…
ACRL Report Shows Compelling Evidence of Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success
April 30, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) A new report issued by ACRL, “Documented Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success: Building Evidence with Team-Based Assessment in Action Campus Projects“, shows compelling evidence for lib…
NMRT Professional Development Grant Recipients Announced
April 30, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) The 2016 NMRT (ALA New Members Round Table) Professional Development Grant Award Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the Mango Languages/NMRT Professional Development Grant Awa…
Volunteers Needed for NMRT Resume Review Service
April 30, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) The NMRT (ALA New Members Round Table) Resume Review Service Committee is now recruiting volunteers to assist us with our on-site service during ALA Annual 2016 in Orlando, FL. Volunteer Resu…
Illinois Librarians Presenting at Information Literacy Summit
April 29, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic librarians will be presenting at this year’s Information Literacy Conference. The event will take place on Friday, April 29, on the Moraine Valley Community College campus in Palos Hills, IL. This is the 15th time …
Dwyer Presents at Distance Library Services Conference
April 29, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Jamie Dwyer, Information Services Librarian and Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, presented a poster session at last week’s Distance Library Services Conference in Pittsburgh, PA. She was the lone presenter …
Thorngate and Hernandez Present at LibTech 2016
April 29, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
North Park University’s Sarah Thorngate, Assistant Professor of Information Literacy and Head of Digital Initiatives and Online Learning, and Northwestern University’s John Hernandez, Web & Mobile Learning Librarian, presented at this…
Hinchliffe Finishes Second in ALA Presidential Election
April 29, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
James G. (“Jim”) Neal, University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University, has been declared the winner of the 2016 ALA presidential election, finishing ahead of UIUC’s Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe. It was a close race; out of 10,493 v…
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