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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…
Reminder: Deadline for Applying to Serve on a CARLI Committee is Friday, April 29
April 28, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Michelle Haake, CARLI) This a reminder that the application period to serve on one of the CARLI committees will close Friday, April 29, at 5:00 PM. You can review the list of committees and their charges here, and you will find the form to apply…
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…
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