Current News & Notes
14th Annual Information Literacy Summit
Revising, Refreshing, Reframing our Practice: Information Literacy, Threshold Concepts, and the New ACRL Framework
Friday, April 10, 2015, 8:30am-3:30pm
Presented by DePaul University Library and Moraine Valley Community College Library
Located at the Moraine Valley Community College campus
The 2015 All for One Conference: A Library State of Mind brings together library organizations in Illinois for a chance to connect, network, and learn together. Academic, public, school, and special libraries will come together for the first combined annual conference of the Illinois Library Association and Illinois School Library Media Association, in collaboration with the Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries and the Special Libraries Association Illinois Chapter. Join this trailblazing effort and add your voice to the conversation by submitting a conference proposal!
Are you attending this year's ILA Annual Conference? Be sure to visit the IACRL stop on Wednesday's pub stroll! IACRL will be hosting at Marly's Pub (9 SW Old State Capitol Plaza), and we'll have free food, giant versions of Jenga and Connect Four, and temporary tattoos! For more info about the pub stroll, visit the conference website, or contact one of the IACRL officers.
Get ready for ILA (October 14-16 in Springfield) with the new Fall IACRL Newsletter. You can find information about:
- academic events at ILA
- how new Illinois legislation could affect you
- what your Illinois library colleagues have been up to
- who will be this year's Academic Librarian of the Year
The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has released a new version of its popular Scholarly Communication Toolkit with updated content. The Toolkit, developed and maintained by the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee, continues to provide content and context on a broad range of scholarly communication topics, including expanded information on data management.