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Call for Proposals: “Privacy & Security for Today’s Library” Online Conference (Deadline July 7)
June 15, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Jodie Borgerding, Amigos Library Services) We hear a lot about how to handle difficult patrons, cybersecurity, and protecting patron data. However, other areas of security and privacy often get overlooked.  Have you thought about your libra…
Seeking Contributors for NNLM Training Office Webinar, “Teaching Topics: Successes, Flops, and Far-Out Ideas”
June 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Bobbi Newman, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Are you a librarian-instructor working with students, faculty and/or staff in the health sciences? How do you teach PubMed (or other NLM resources)? The NNLM…
Registration Open for NNLM “Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources” Course
June 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Elizabeth Kiscaden, Associate Director for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) Are you interested in learning about resources for nutrition information? Are you unfamiliar with PubAg, FoodSafety.gov, Nut…
Reminder: CARLI Virtual Instruction Showcase on June 15
June 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lorna Engels, CARLI) This is a reminder that the CARLI Instruction Committee Virtual Instruction Showcase will take place on Thursday, June 15, from 10:00 to 11:15 AM and 1:00 to 2:15 PM. The Showcase features innovative…
Webinar at 1:00 PM on June 14: “Creating an Asynchronous Course for Embedded Librarians”
June 13, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Kelly McCallister, Appalachian State University) The College & University Section of the North Carolina Library Association is offering a free webinar, “Creating an Asynchronous Course for Embedded Librarians”, from 1:00 to …
Register for "New Discoveries in Reference": RUSA/RSS 23rd Annual Reference Research Forum
June 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via David Ward, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Come join the RUSA RSS Research and Statistics Committee for a lively presentation of exciting new research in the field of reference services.  Our presenters, selected using a blind …
Registration Open for 2017 DataONE Users Group Meeting (Deadline July 17)
June 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Bob Sandusky, University of Illinois at Chicago) Registration is open until Monday, July 17, for the DataONE Users Group (DUG) meeting. The event will be held on Monday, July 24, and Tuesday, July 25. It will be co-located with the Sum…
Call for ALA 2017 Conference Buddies for ACRL Members
June 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Steven Bell, Temple University) We anticipate over 250 ACRL members will be attending their first ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. We’d like to help our first-time attendees make the most of their conference experience. Experienced c…
Registration Opens July 10 for “Systematic Reviews: Opportunities for Librarians” Workshop
June 11, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Whitney Townsend, Taubman Health Sciences Library at University of Michigan – Ann Arbor) Registration for the next offering of “Systematic Reviews: Opportunities for Librarians” will open on Monday, July 10, at 11:00 AM CS…
Reminder: Proposals Deadline for Library Marketing and Communications Conference is June 9
June 9, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mark Aaron Polger, College of Staten Island) There’s still time to submit your own proposal for a session at LMCC17. The call for proposals is open  through 11:00 PM CST on Friday, June 9. This year, we are collect…
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