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(via Michelle Nielsen Ott, IACRL Past President)

The ILA Awards Committee is now accepting nominations. Academic librarians are eligible for many of the awards, so please nominate a deserving colleague. Self-nominations are also acceptable.

Awards of note include the following.

  • Librarian of the Year
  • Academic Librarian of the Year
  • Intellectual Freedom Award
  • TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award
  • And more!

ILA has many awards for all types of positions within libraries. The full list of awards, with eligibility and criteria, is available here. The deadline to submit all award nominations is Saturday, May 15. If you have any questions about how to nominate a staff member, please contact Tamara Jenkins, ILA Communication and Engagement Manager, at tjenkins@il.org.

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(via Cameron Cook, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Registration is now open for the RDAP (Research Data Access & Preservation Association) 2021 virtual summit! This year’s theme is “Radical Change and Data”, and the event will take place March 10-12 (Wednesday-Friday), on Zoom. Registration for the summit is $30, and additional workshops are $10

We are also offering scholarships to attend the Summit and applications are open now. More information about scholarships is included below and is also on the website. The full summit schedule will be posted on the website soon, but a general outline of events is available here.

Scholarships

Through a joint effort from the Sponsorship and Conference Action Committees, scholarships are available to cover registration for the Research Data Access & Preservation Summit 2021. Scholarship recipients will be expected to attend the Summit and compose a blog post about their conference experience to be posted on the RDAP website. Scholarship winners are also strongly encouraged to write up their RDAP conference experience as a commentary for the JeSLIB RDAP 2021 Special Issue.

Please submit your application by Friday, February 19, through the online scholarship application form. The application should include a personal statement no longer than 1600 characters (roughly 250 words) describing a bit about yourself and how attending the Summit will inform your scholarship or practice. Contact Tess Grynoch, at tess.grynoch@umassmed.edu, if you have any questions. Winners will be notified by February 24.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

The Reaching Forward Conference (Thursday-Friday, April 15-16) and the Reaching Forward South Conference (Friday, May 7) are joining forces to bring their 2021 virtual conferences to all Illinois libraries! The combined conference, Reaching Forward Illinois, will allow registrants to attend both conferences for one fee. Recordings of the sessions will be available to registrants through August.

For more information, including the schedules, and to register, please go here. The registration fee is $50, which includes both conferences. When registering, individuals will need to login to their ILA account. If you are registering someone other than yourself or you need to register a group, please e-mail ila@ila.org for assistance.

Reaching Forward Awards

The Reaching Forward Committee is accepting nominations for the Oberman and Rich Reaching Forward Conference Grant and the Robert Doyle ILA Conference Grant for Support Staff. Both awards will be presented at the Reaching Forward Conference.

Additional information about the awards is below. If you have any questions about the awards, please contact Cyndi Robinson, at robinson@ila.org.

The Oberman and Rich Reaching Forward Conference Grant recognizes the contributions of a support staff member to the library community and the role of support staff in libraries. The recipient will receive free registration to the Reaching Forward Illinois Conference and a framed certificate.

The Robert Doyle ILA Conference Grant for Support Staff encourages ILA membership and support staff attendance at the Illinois Library Association Annual Conference. The recipient will receive a one-year ILA membership and full registration for the ILA Annual Conference and a framed certificate.

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(via Abbie Basile, Old Dominion University)

The ACRL Academic Library Services for Graduate Students Interest Group‘s Notable Works for Library Support of Graduate Students Working Group seeks nominations for our inaugural annual Notable Works List. Our goal is to recognize and showcase excellent professional contributions that inform the work of library colleagues who support graduate students.  Submissions can include projects and publications by library workers or by researchers in related fields who shed light on important elements of serving graduate students.

Categories of work to be considered include the following.

  • journal articles/conference proceedings
  • websites
  • blog posts
  • library resources/research guides
  • digital learning objects/tutorials/instruction videos
  • conference program/presentation/panel
  • media/multimedia/video
  • game/software
  • other

Please nominate work here. You are encouraged to submit both your own work and that of colleagues. We are especially interested in projects that meet the criteria in our rubric.

The submissions deadline is Friday, March 5. Please direct any questions to Abbie Basile (abasile@odu.edu), Geoff Johnson (geoff.johnson@ucdenver.edu), or Mark Lenker (mark.lenker@unlv.edu).

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(via Gwen Gregory, Northern Illinois University, on behalf of the Illinois Library Association)

The ILA Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2021 ILA awards. The ILA awards honor and recognize excellence in librarianship in Illinois. Now is the time to nominate a colleague, manager, mentor, or yourself for an ILA award. If you submitted a nomination in 2019 or 2020, please contact Tamara Jenkins, at tjenkins@ila.org, to learn how to resubmit the nomination.

The complete list of ILA Awards, including criteria and eligibility for each award, is available on the ILA website. The deadline for all award nominations is Saturday, May 15. If you have any questions regarding the ILA Awards, please contact Tamara Jenkins.

Please note: We urge nominators to read carefully and make sure you select the correct award application as you complete and submit your nomination. If you submit a nomination for the wrong award, we cannot guarantee that the error will be corrected in time for the nomination review process.

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(via Emily Bergman)

The American Library Association and the jury for the Beta Phi Mu encourage you to submit nominations for someone who deserves to be known for their work in education for librarianship. The award consists of $1,000 and a 24k gold-framed citation of achievement.  This annual award is for a library school faculty member or an individual. Self-nominations are welcome. To submit your nomination, you’ll need a statement indicating this nominee’s distinguished contributions to education, indicating why the candidate is worthy of the Beta Phi Mu Award. Supporting evidence or testimonials are also welcome.

More details are available here. The deadline is Monday, February 1.

Posted in American Library Association (ALA), Awards, Grants, and Scholarships (non-HSLI), Calls and Requests, Library Organizations | No Comments »

UIUC’s Sara Holder is ACRL Member of the Week for November 30

(via ACRL)

Sara Holder is the director of reference and research services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Sara has been a member of ACRL for 22 years and is the ACRL Member of the Week for November 30, 2020.

Sara recently brought together subject experts in wellness programing as an editor of the ACRL publication, Student Wellness and Academic Libraries: Case Studies and Activities for Promoting Health and Success, which includes case studies, commentary, and research on student wellness initiatives in academic libraries.

To read the full interview, please go here.

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Reminder: Nominations for 2021 ACRL Awards Due Friday, December 4

(via ACRL)

Nominations for ACRL’s 2021 awards program are due Friday, December 4. Please consider acknowledging those who have influenced your thinking, practice, and growth as an academic or research library worker. ACRL urges you to nominate colleagues whose work you admire, and whose contributions merit recognition by the profession. Your nominations will ensure that the pool of candidates for each award remains both competitive and distinguished.

More information, including award details, submission procedures, past winners, criteria, and contact information, is available in the awards section of the ACRL website.

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(via IACRL)

Thank you very much to everyone who participated in the IACRL People’s Choice Award in Scholarly Publishing webinar, which took place on Monday, November 9. The webinar gave the winners the opportunity to present on their respective articles and also answer questions from attendees.

The first-place recipient was JJ Pionke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for his article, “Library Employee Views of Disability and Accessibility”, in Journal of Library Administration. The second-place winner was Elena Carrillo, University of Illinois at Chicago’s Daley Library, whose article with Dr. Jung Mi Scoulas, ʺWelcome to the Library: Data-Driven Student Worker Empowerment,ʺ appears in Evidence Based Library & Information Practice. Tina Griffin, also of the University of Illinois at Chicago (Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago), finished third, and her article with Abigail Goben is “In Aggregate: Trends, Needs, and Opportunities from Research Data Management Surveys”, from College & Research Libraries.

To access the recording, please go here. More information on the Award is available here.

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(via Nancy Crabtree, Roseman University of Health Sciences)

Increase the visibility of your organization’s contributions to health information research and evidence-based practice! The Medical Library Association is seeking nominations for recipients of the Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award. The nomination deadline has been extended to Friday, November 13.

The MLA Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award recognizes organizations whose exemplary actions have served to advance health information research and evidence-based practice in health sciences libraries. Honorees will have created and sustained a culture of research that enables and recognizes the research engagement of health sciences librarians whose involvement has contributed significantly to clinical, educational, research, or administrative outcomes in their institutions.

Applications for the award are due by Friday, November 13.  Self-nominations are encouraged. You will find the nomination forms and more information about eligibility here.

Please let us know if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your application.

MLA Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award Jury

Amy Studer, Chair, University of California Davis

Brian Conn, Veterans Affairs

Nancy M Crabtree, Roseman University of Health Sciences

Traci Jean Mays, Florida Gulf Coast University

Chelsea Misquith, Indiana University School of Medicine

John Siegel, University of South Carolina Upstate

 

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