Current News & Notes
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.
Come join your IACRL colleagues at the ILA Annual Conference at Navy Pier in Chicago on October 15-17, 2013. There are various opportunities each day for academic librarians to share stories and experiences, listen, contribute, and learn. In addition to the programs being presented by academic librarians, there are great ways to meet with your academic friends and colleagues during the conference whether or not you are officially attending the conference:
The results are in! Here are your new 2013-2014 IACRL officers:
Vice-President/President-Elect – Andrew Lenaghan
Secretary – Gwen Gregory
They will officially take office in October at the ILA conference.
Congratulations, Andrew and Gwen!
Will you be at the ACRL Conference in Indianapolis next month? If so, meet up with Illinois colleagues, have some free food, and learn more about the Illinois chapter of ACRL and our programs and scholarships!