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ALA releases 2016 “The State of America’s Libraries Report”
April 16, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The American Library Association has released its annual “The State of America’s Libraries Report” in a special issue of American Libraries magazine. The report covers the latest issues and trends affecting libraries of all types&md…
LITA ALA Annual Preconference Sessions on Digital Privacy
April 16, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via LITA, the Library Information Technology Association) Don’t miss these amazing speakers at this important LITA preconference to the ALA Annual 2016 conference in Orlando, FL. “Digital Privacy and Security: Keeping You And Your Librar…
Consumer Health Library Webinar at UIC LHS on April 26
April 16, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Holly Ann Burt, Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator for the NN/LM – Greater Midwest Region) The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences (LHS), in partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine &…
Reminder–CARLI Seeking Volunteers to Serve on Committees
April 16, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Michelle Haake, CARLI) This is a reminder that CARLI is seeking volunteers to serve on nine advisory committees. The application period will close on Friday, April 29, at 5:00 PM. Terms on the new committees will begin July 1, 2016. You can revi…
UIUC and State Library Awarded IMLS Grants
April 16, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has announced the winners of the first round of grants for the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. Forty grants, totaling just over $1…
Deadline to Apply for ALA Leadership Institute is Friday, April 15
April 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The ALA is continuing to accept applications for its 2016 Leadership Institute–themed “Leading to the Future”–through this Friday, April 15. The event will take place at the Eaglewood Resort in Itasca, Illinois, from August 8 …
LibraryUX Chicago Event--UX Research Methods Workshop
April 13, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Please consider attending the upcoming LibraryUX Chicago event next week Friday, April 22, at the IIT Institute of Design downtown, for a workshop led by a Professor of Interaction Design. This space is really cool…
Illinois Academic Librarians Presenting at LOEX 2016
April 12, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
Several librarians from Illinois colleges and universities will be giving presentations at this year’s LOEX (Library Orientation Exchange) Conference. The event will take place in Pittsburgh from May 5 to May 7. The theme of this year’s c…
NExT Project Offering New Resources
April 12, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Carmen Howard, UIC Library of the Health Sciences–Peoria) The Nursing Experts: Translating the Evidence (NExT) project has been providing in-person workshops to public health professionals since 2014 through Target Outreach Awards from the…
Nominations Sought for 2016 Rethinking Resource Sharing Innovation Award
April 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Margaret W. Ellingson, Emory University)The Rethinking Resource Sharing (RRS) Innovation Award recognizes and honors an individual or institution for changes it has made to improve users’ access to information, through resource sharing in …
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