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Apply for Travel Awards to National Conference of African American Librarians and REFORMA National Conference (Deadline June 13)
June 9, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is offering two $1,000 travel awards to attend the National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL), August 9-13 in Atlanta, Georgia; and tw…
Call for Submissions: International Conference on Knowledge Management
June 9, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Dr. Sian Brannon, University of North Texas) The International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM) provides academics, researchers, developers, practitioners, Library and Information Professionals, and users from all over the world a forum…
Chapter Proposals Deadline for ACRL Volume on Retaining and Graduating Students Extended to June 19
June 9, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Yen Tran, San Jose State University) ACRL Press is planning to publish a book titled Supporting Today’s Students in the Library: Strategies for Retaining and Graduating International, Transfer, First-Generation, and Re-Entry Students.…
Illinois Librarians to Present at EBLIP Conference 2017
June 9, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic librarians will be presenting at the EBLIP (Evidenced Based Library & Information Practice) Conference 2017. This year’s event, the ninth annual gathering, will take place in Philadelphia from Sunday, June 18, …
UIUC’s Cooke Receives ALA 2017 Diversity Research Grant
June 9, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via the American Library Association) The American Library Association’s Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services has announced the recipients of the Diversity Research Grant for 2017-2018. The grants consist of a one-time $2,500 a…
Registration Open for June 29 GMR Webinar, “Health Services Research & Public Health Information”
June 8, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Molly Roberts, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region) The National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region is offering the class “Health Services Research & Public Health Infor…
Call for Volunteers and Appointments: Onsite Resume Review Service at ALA Annual
June 7, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL Past President) The NMRT Resume Review Service Committee is recruiting volunteer resume reviewers and booth greeters, and it is also taking resume review appointments for the 2017 ALA Annual Meeting. Visit our informatio…
Illinois Librarians Presenting at Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference
June 6, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
A number of Illinois academic librarians will be presenting at the 2017 Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference. This year’s event will take place on Thursday, June 8, and Friday, June 9, in Oak Brook, IL. The theme of this year’s gatheri…
Registration Open for June 28 MLA Webinar, "Helping Patients and Health Care Consumers Understand Precision Medicine"
June 6, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Barry Grant, Medical Library Association)  The Medical Library Association is offering the webinar “Helping Patients and Health Care Consumers Understand Precision Medicine” on Wednesday, June 28. The event will take place …
Call for (Additional) Proposals: IACRL @ ILA--Deadline is June 30
June 6, 2017 - Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL President) Did you miss the deadline to propose a program for the 2017 ILA Annual Conference? Good news: you have another chance! The ILA Conference Program Committee has reserved several spots for additional acad…
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