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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…
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…
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