Current News & Notes
The University of Chicago’s John Crerar Library has been chosen as one of the locations to host a Medical Library Association webinar, “Instructional Design for Medical Librarians”. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, December 2, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM CST. The University of Chicago was selected by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region, which is sponsoring host sites for three MLA webinars.
The Health Science Librarians of Illinois organization has concluded its 2015 elections. Congratulations to Miranda Shake, from the Lakeview College of Nursing Library in Danville, who was selected as President-Elect. She will serve in that position for one year and will then officially become President of HSLI in the fall of 2016. Her term will last for two years. Also, Eric Edwards, from the Illinois State Library in Springfield, was re-elected to a second two-year term as Secretary.
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President, and Emily Thompson, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)
ACRL/ULS, through its Online Discussion Group, is pleased to host the following online discussion: “Digital Creation Centers in Academic Libraries.”
The discussion will be held on Wednesday, December 2, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST.
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President)
Share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando!
(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President) RAILS will hold a 30-minute mini-networking event at the Illinois Library Association’s (ILA’s) Chicago office (33 West Grand Avenue, Suite 401) at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 10. You will learn about a variety of RAILS-sponsored networking opportunities and this information will be targeted to the libraries that register. All staff from all types of RAILS libraries are welcome.