Current News & Notes
ILA 2013 at Chicago’s Navy Pier was a wonderful opportunity for the academic librarians in attendance to meet, greet, exchange ideas, learn something new, and for IACRL it was an awesomely successful couple of days.
The Fall 2013 issue of the IACRL Newsletter is now available online. Read the latest about your academic librarian colleagues here. Issue highlights:
IACRL is seeking presentation proposals for our March 20th, 2014 conference in Oak Brook on the theme of "Telling our Story: Impact and Assessment."
The ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development.
This award recognizes and honors achievement in such areas as:
Upcoming conference: "New Directions in Information Fluency"
Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
April 4 and 5, 2014
This conference is meant to engage both faculty and librarians in a conversation about going beyond "search" to teach students the skills they most need in our present environment: facility with print archives, sorting through sources in a world of information overload, and viewing research as a multi-stage process.