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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 …
"Big Data" Program at Elmhurst College's AC Bueller Library on April 19
April 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
RAILS will offer an in-person program with Amy Affelt of Compass Lexecon called “Data, Big or Otherwise: What Is It Good For?” on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM, at Elmhurst College AC Buehler Library. Brief program de…
NMRT Offering Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award
April 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect)NMRT (New Members Round Table) members are invited to submit an essay to win a ticket to attend a ticketed event of their choice at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. The award fac…
Nominations Sought for 2016 Rivenburgh Innovation Award
April 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Mark Sullivan, IDS Project Executive Director at SUNY Geneseo) Ed Rivenburgh is the founder of the IDS Project and has been the driving force behind the technological and pedagogical advances over the past decade. Even after his retirement in 20…
RUSA Stars Preconference Session at ALA
April 10, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Krista Hingham, Access Services Librarian and Assistant Professor at Millersville (PA) University) Going to ALA Annual? If so, consider attending the following Preconference workshop, featuring an all-star lineup of speakers: “A Spoonful o…
Registration Open for Indiana Online Users Group Spring Conference
April 8, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President)Register now for the Spring 2016 Conference – “DIY UX: Innovate. Create. Design.”. The conference will be from 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM on Friday, May 20th, on the Indiana Wesleyan University North Campu…
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