Current News & Notes
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) New to ACRL and curious about the ACRL committee appointment process? It's not too late to volunteer to serve on a ACRL committee. The ACRL Membership Committee invites new ACRL members, and those who are interested in getting involved in ACRL to participate in a free online forum about the many volunteer opportunities (in sections, interest groups, discussion groups, and division-alevel committees).
(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect) Want to get the most of your Annual Meeting in Orlando? Reserve a room in the NMRT Annual Hotel bock. Space is limited, so book today! The block is at the Avanti Resort located on 12562 International Drive.
(via Robert Doyle, Illinois Library Association) Join the Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries (IACRL) on Friday, March 18, at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare for a statewide conference for Illinois academic librarians. This year’s theme is “Raise Your Voice: Librarians in the Lead.” The conference will offer inspiration as well as practical tips for academic librarians in all types of institutions.
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) This free program is sponsored by the Midwest Chapter of REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking.
Cultural Competence and Diverse Communities
Presented by Dr. Nicole A. Cooke (Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science)
When: Friday, February 5th, 1-5 pm
The Association of College & Research Libraries has announced its preconference sessions for this summer’s ALA Annual Conference in Orlando. The three sessions will take place on Friday, June 24. Information about each session is below.