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Consumer Health Libraries Webinar at UIC Tuesday, April 26
April 26, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Holly Ann Burt, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region REMINDER: The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) in partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine…
Latest Issue of RAILS News for Academic Libraries Available
April 23, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Baaske, RAILS) RAILS has just released the second issue of RAILS News for Academic Libraries. Highlights include the following. RAILS plans for ILDS delivery service upcoming RAILS Board election RAILS now hosting IACRL listserv update on…
Register for OCLC Events at ALA Annual 2016
April 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via OCLC—for more information, and to register, go here) Friday, June 24 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Bayhill Breakout Room 20 Enhance Sharing Session The Enhance and Expert Community Sharing Session is a forum for Q&A …
Seneca Wins Award for Explore Chicago Collections
April 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Tracy Seneca, Clinical Associate Professor and Digital Programs and Services Librarian, was awarded the Center for Research Libraries’ 2016 Primary Source Award in Access for her leadership of the Explore Chi…
April 28 Virtual Meeting on ACRL Proposals for ALA 2017
April 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The Association of College and Research Libraries is holding a virtual meeting at 1:00 PM CST on Thursday, April 28, on submitting program proposals for the ALA 2017 Annual Conference, which will take place in Chicago. The meeting is open to any ACRL…
ACRL Seeks Volunteers for Higher Ed. Standards Task Force
April 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Association of College and Research Libraries President Ann Campion Riley is seeking volunteers for a newly-formed task force that will evaluate and make recommendations on the ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education. The Standards, which we…
ACRL Seeking Section Officers
April 22, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The Association of College and Research Libraries is seeking nominations for section officers. Each of the 15 section has openings for a Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, a Secretary, and Members-at-Large. Serving as an ACRL section officer presents a valuable…
Reference and User Services Quarterly Seeking Editors
April 21, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Barry Trott, RUSQ Editor) Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ), the peer-reviewed journal of the Reference and User Services Association, is seeking editors for two columns, “The Alert Collector” and “Information Litera…
ACRL Sponsoring Preconference Session, Aug. 11-12, at IFLA World Congress
April 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) The IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) World Congress will be in the U.S. this year, and you have the opportunity to participate in one of the IFLA pre-conferences in Chicago. …
Illinois Academic Librarians Chosen as IFLA or IFLA-IMLS Fellows
April 18, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Fifty U.S. librarians, including support staff and students, have each received a $1,000 scholarship from the ALA to attend the 2016 World Library and Information Congress. The Congress, which is sponsored by the International Federation of Library A…
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