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

Interested in serving on an ILA committee? Appointments are now being considered for the coming program year. Appointments begin July 1, 2019, and most committee members serve two-year terms.

ILA’s committees provide major support services for ILA membership, leadership, special interest groups, and the Executive Board. Committee chairs are appointed by the current ILA president with the approval of the Executive Board. Terms of office vary and include a single one-year term for most committees. The opportunity to serve on or chair an ILA committee is a benefit of ILA membership; committee members and chairs are expected to maintain current personal membership in ILA. To access the committee volunteer form, please go here.

Not sure which committee is right for you? View the list of ILA committees. The list includes the names of the committee’s current Chair(s) and members as well as the committee’s responsibilities.

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(via Gwen Gregory, University of Illinois at Chicago)

Are you looking for ways to expand your professional network and contribute to ACRL? Committee volunteers help shape ACRL by advancing its strategic plan and influencing the direction of academic and research librarianship. Serving on a committee or editorial board is a great way to become involved and make an impact on the profession.

If you’d like to become more engaged, ACRL Vice-President/President-Elect Karen Munro invites you to volunteer to serve on a 2019-2020 division or section committee.

The ACRL committee volunteer form for section and division-level appointments is now open!

If you wish to be considered for a committee appointment, complete the ACRL volunteer form by February 15, 2019.  For more information and a link to the volunteer form, visit the ACRL website.

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(via Michelle Nielsen Ott, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect, on behalf of Peggy LaSalle, Milwaukee Area Technical College)

Have you heard about Open Educational Resources (OER)? What are they? How can librarians participate in (or lead) OER discussions at their institutions and in the academic community? Join us to learn more about OER in community college libraries! We will have the opportunity to learn from two librarians working closely with OER. Jennifer Snoek-Brown, Tacoma Community College, will share experiences from a single-institution implementation. Brittany Dudek, Colorado Community Colleges Online, will share the statewide efforts in Colorado. We welcome all community college librarians to join us for this FREE informative and exciting program!

Please contact Kristin Heathcock, kheathcock@hccfl.edu , with any questions.

Registration Information

Meeting Title: ACRL CJCLS: OER in the Community College Library – Experiences from Two

Librarians

Date: Monday, February 25, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST ( time zone converter )

Registration URL:

https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/56e58d9da00777f47510d14dfea9e911

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing your specific link to

join the live meeting.

Dial-in option available upon login.

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Call for Volunteers: IACRL Membership Committee

(via Nestor Osorio, Northern Illinois University)

The IACRL Membership Committee needs a few volunteers!

We need IACRL members interested in contributing ideas for promoting membership engagement and retention. No experience is required. Meetings are usually done by phone-conferencing.

Please contact Nestor Osorio, nosorio@niu.edu 815-753-9837

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Call for Nominations: IACRL Officer Elections

(via Carolyn Ciesla, IACRL Past President)

Please consider running for a position on the IACRL Executive Board for next year!

Available positions are Vice President/President-elect and Secretary. Terms are for one year, and responsibilities include regular executive board meetings and some committee work.

If you’re interested, or you think you know someone who may be, please contact:

Carolyn Ciesla
IACRL Past President
cciesla@prairiestate.edu<mailto:cciesla@prairiestate.edu>

We’d love to have you join us! Deadline for submission is March 11.

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Call for Volunteers: Illinois Library Association Committees

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

Interested in serving on an ILA committee? Appointments are now being considered for the coming program year. Appointments begin July 1, 2019. More information is below.

ILA’s committees provide major support services for ILA membership, leadership, special interest groups, and the Executive Board. Committee chairs are appointed by the current ILA president with the approval of the Executive Board. Terms of office vary and include two-year terms (in some cases, single-year terms) for most committees. This term is designed to provide an avenue for interested members to become easily involved in ILA activities. The hope is that the experience gained will encourage members to continue their involvement in ILA. ILA members may volunteer or be appointed to these committees. The opportunity to serve on or chair an ILA committee is a benefit of ILA membership; committee members and chairs are expected to maintain current personal membership in ILA.

To see the full list of committees and their responsibilities, please go to https://www.ila.org/about/committees.

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(via Cynthia Romanowski, Governors State University)

The ACRL Technical Services Interest Group invites you to join us for three presentations on:

Date: Saturday, January 26th 2019
Time: 4:30-5:30 PM
Place/Room: Washington State Convention Center, Room 211
Following the BIBFLOW Roadmap: First Steps toward a Linked Data Environment
Marcia Barrett, Cataloging & Metadata Strategies Librarian
University of California, Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz Library recently enhanced bibliographic data with identifiers to facilitate the eventual reuse of MARC data as Linked Data. The project was a result of Associate University Librarian Kerry Scott’s desire to position the library system for a linked data environment. Uniform Resource Identifiers, or URIs, were a topic of great discussion in the library community in 2017. The consensus was that the first step in preparation for Linked Data was moving from “strings” of bibliographic data to “things,” machine-actionable identifiers that uniquely identify things on the Semantic Web. Based on recommendations from the Program for Cooperative Cataloging Task Group on URIs in MARC and the BIBFLOW roadmap report produced by UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz Library added URIs to controlled access points in local MARC records as the first step toward a Linked Data bibliographic environment.
This presentation will include what to consider when adding URIs to MARC data, why this is an important first step, and options for achieving URI enrichment.

Benchmarking Vended Authority Control Practices
Rebecca L. Mugridge, Dean of University Libraries
Nancy Poehlmann, Head of Metadata Services
University at Albany, SUNY
In this presentation the authors will share the results of a study designed to benchmark the use of vendors to support authority control activities in Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries. Such activities include updating authority or bibliographic records, sourcing authority records, participation in cooperative cataloging efforts, and more. The authors designed a survey and sent it to the Heads of Cataloging or Authority Control Librarians of ARL Libraries. The survey investigated whether and how responding libraries used vendors to create and maintain an authority file and process current cataloging records. The survey gathered demographic and other information about the libraries, and the authors identified trends and correlations between these and other factors. Data gathered included information about how current cataloging is managed, how authority files are kept up to date, future plans regarding the use of vendors for authority control functions, and more. The authors will share their findings, note trends in vended authority control processes, and make recommendations for further research.

New Take on Name Authority Control in a Digital Repository
Marina Morgan, Metadata Librarian
Florida Southern College
The focus of the presentation is the analysis of name authority control in the Florida Southern College Digital Repository to determine the extent to which faculty researchers are represented in researcher identifier databases. A purposive sample of 50 faculty authors were compared against five different databases: Library of Congress Name Authority File (LCNAF), Scopus, Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID), Virtual International Authority File (VIAF), and International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI). The findings show that while LCNAF and Scopus results are comparable, the difference in the ORCID, VIAF, and ISNI are considerable. Additionally, the results show that the majority of authors are represented in two or three external databases. This has implications for enhancing local authority data by linking to external identifier authority data to augment institutional repository metadata.

Thank you!

Erin Finnerty, Convener, Cynthia A. Romanowski, Incoming Convener

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(via Elizabeth Clarage, CARLI)

Registration expands to 2 people per CARLI member library on January 11th.

The CARLI Technical Services Committee and Collection Management Committee invite you to attend “Change is Good: You Go First! Leading Others To and Through Change”. This all-day event on change management will be held at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Student Center East on April 2, 2019.

Morning plenary sessions will include presentations by Kevin O’Connor (a Leadership and Communications Expert who specializes in change) and Kristine Hammerstrand (CARLI Director of User Services) who will talk about the upcoming changes with the I-Share migration to Alma. After lunch (provided by CARLI), the day will continue with topical breakouts on change in technical services, collection management, and public services, giving attendees a chance to focus on working with change in particular areas of specialization.

Registration is available to those from CARLI member libraries and is free.

Registration will be first come and will initially be limited:

December 13 – January 10: registration is limited to 1 person per CARLI member library;
January 11 – February 3: registration is limited to 2 people per CARLI member library;
February 4 – March 1: if space remains, CARLI will open registration to any members on the waitlist.

To register, please visit:

https://www.carli.illinois.edu/change-good-you-go-first-leading-others-and-through-change.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact the CARLI Office at support@carli.illinois.edu.

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ILA Reporter Seeking Submissions for April 2019, and Later, Issues

(via the Illinois Library Association)

The ILA Reporter is currently seeking submissions for the April 2019, and subsequent, issues (the magazine publishes every other month). We’re primarily interested in articles that explore current issues in librarianship, and have state-wide appeal and representation.

We will consider examples of successful initiatives or programs, but encourage article authors to relate these to the larger Illinois library community: If you did a pilot, was it replicated elsewhere in the state? Consider issues you are facing in your own library community; submissions from a broad range of types of libraries and geographic locations around the state are particularly sought.

View submission guidelines and consider sharing your ideas! Send submissions to ILA Reporter Advisory Committee Chairs Eric Edwards, Illinois State Library and Jane Hanna, Skokie Public Library.

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(via Gwen Gregory, University of Illinois at Chicago, on behalf of Jason Kruse, Northwestern University)

The ULS Academic Outreach Committee<http://www.ala.org/acrl/uls/acr-ulsao> offers a series of Online Roundtable Discussions on topics related to Academic Outreach endeavors.

January 2019 Topic: Tools & Strategies for Marketing Your Outreach

This month’s discussion will focus on how academic libraries promote outreach activities, programs, and events through marketing and communication efforts. Come prepared to talk about what you’re doing, share ideas, successes, and lessons learned. Join us for a lively discussion and leave with great ideas to bring back to your library!

Each discussion will last 1 hour and be limited to 9 participants and 1 facilitator (like a face-to-face roundtable discussion).

All discussions will be hosted on Google Hangouts on Air/YouTube Live.

Sign up for one of the following dates and times:
Tuesday, January 15                10am PST / 11am MST / 12pm CST / 1pm EST / Register<https://goo.gl/forms/d5YbVKExA8Bp8hae2>
Wednesday, January 16          11am PST / 12pm MST / 1pm CST / 2pm EST / Register<https://goo.gl/forms/R0LpKtnYSudLSWEc2>
Thursday, January 17              12pm PST / 1pm MST / 2pm CST / 3pm EST / Register<https://goo.gl/forms/5yWYy2eRMfaHG0VZ2>

You will need a valid Gmail/Google account to participate. Confirmation details and instructions for accessing the discussion will be sent to participants by email.

Questions?  Please email ULS.AOC@gmail.com<mailto:ULS.AOC@gmail.com>

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