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Jung Gives Workshop at Designing for Digital Conference
May 6, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
John Jung, Programmer/Analyst at the University of Chicago Library, gave a workshop at the 2016 Designing for Digital Conference. This year’s event took place from April 5 to April 7 in Austin, Texas. Jung’s session, titled “From Us…
May 25 ACRL Webcast on Job Interviewing
May 6, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) Join us for the free ACRL Presents webcast, “Where Do You See Yourself in 10 Years?: Thinking Critically About Interviewing for Librarian Positions”, on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM CST…
Paper Submission Deadline for UTMC 2016 Extended to May 5
May 4, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
The deadline to submit papers for UTMC (Universal Technology Management Conference) 2016 has been extended to Thursday, May 5. This year’s event will take place on the campus of Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minnesota, from Thursday, May…
Voting Open for RAILS Board Election
May 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Debbie Baaske, RAILS) Voting is now open for the RAILS Board election. There are six seats open on the Board. Eleven candidates are running for two at-large seats, seven candidates are running for three public library trustee seats, and one cand…
Proposals Deadline for 2016 Access Services Conference is Friday, May 6
May 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Krista Hingham, McNairy Library and Learning Forum at Millersville University) I wanted to remind everyone that the deadline for submitting your presentation or poster proposals for the 2016 Access Services Conferences is rapidly sneaking up on …
Proposals Deadline for ACRL 2017 is Friday, May 6
May 1, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) ACRL invites you to share your research and creative endeavors with your colleagues at ACRL 2017, At the Helm: Leading Transformation. Submit your proposal via the "Call for Participation" page on the conference we…
ACRL Report Shows Compelling Evidence of Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success
April 30, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) A new report issued by ACRL, “Documented Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success: Building Evidence with Team-Based Assessment in Action Campus Projects“, shows compelling evidence for lib…
NMRT Professional Development Grant Recipients Announced
April 30, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) The 2016 NMRT (ALA New Members Round Table) Professional Development Grant Award Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the Mango Languages/NMRT Professional Development Grant Awa…
Volunteers Needed for NMRT Resume Review Service
April 30, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) The NMRT (ALA New Members Round Table) Resume Review Service Committee is now recruiting volunteers to assist us with our on-site service during ALA Annual 2016 in Orlando, FL. Volunteer Resu…
Illinois Librarians Presenting at Information Literacy Summit
April 29, 2016 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic librarians will be presenting at this year’s Information Literacy Conference. The event will take place on Friday, April 29, on the Moraine Valley Community College campus in Palos Hills, IL. This is the 15th time …
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