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Reminder: HSLI Seeking Poster Submissions for Annual Conference

(via Roberta Craig, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center)

The Health Science Librarians of Illinois Conference Planning Committee is seeking submissions for poster sessions at the 2016 HSLI Conference. This is a great opportunity for you to share with your colleagues the projects you have been working on at your library over this past year. We hope also to get some student poster submissions, which will look great on your resumes.  We encourage you to take a liberal approach to our theme, “Running with It: Library Trends in 2016”, and present on any of a variety of topics. These could include teaching or education, administration, practical problem-solving, collaborative efforts or outreach activities, innovative programs, or research. Posters that have been presented at other conferences are welcome.

Please submit a proposal abstract no longer than 250 words describing your poster.

  • Include your name, position title, address, phone number and e-mail address on all submissions.
  • E-mail your abstracts to Molly Horio, at molly.a.horio@osfhealthcare.org.
  • The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, September 2.
  • Notification of poster acceptance will be made by mid-September.
  • Poster presenters must register for the HSLI conference.  Registration opened August 15.

Please e-mail Molly Horio with any questions.

If you have not yet registered for the conference, you can go to the conference website to access the registration form and all other information about the conference. This year’s event will take place from Wednesday, November 9, to Friday, November 11, at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL.

 

 

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(via Molly Horio, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center)

The HSLI Program Committee invites proposals for posters for the HSLI 2016 Annual Conference: “Running with It: Library Trends in 2016,” to be held November 9-11, 2016, at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. We encourage you to take a liberal approach to our theme, and present on any of a variety of topics, such as teaching or education, administration, practical problem-solving, collaborative efforts or outreach activities, innovative programs, or research, just to name a few ideas. Posters that have been presented at other conferences are welcome.

The posters will be presented during Nancy’s Reception, Thursday evening, November 10, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. Setup will start at 6:00 PM. The reception will be from 6:30 to 9:30 PM, so posters may be kept on display during the entire event.

Poster sizes – please let me know which one you will be using.

  • Poster board 24” x 36” (for setup on an easel)
  • Tri-fold poster 36” x 48” (for setup on a table)
  • For other sizes, please contact Molly Horio for approval

Please submit a proposal abstract no longer than 250 words describing your poster.

  • Include your name, position title, address, phone number and email address on all submissions.
  • Email your abstracts to Molly Horio (molly.a.horio@osfhealthcare.org).
  • The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, September 2.
  • Notification of poster acceptance will be made by mid-September.
  • Poster presenters must register for the HSLI conference. Registration opens Monday, August 15.

More information on the HSLI Annual Conference is available here.

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Registration for 2016 HSLI Conference Opens August 15

(via Roberta Craig, HSLI Conference Publicity Chair)

There are only a few months until the  2016 HSLI Conference: “Running With It: Library Trends in 2016”, which will take place at the beautiful Pheasant Run Resort (located at 4051 E. Main St. in St. Charles, IL, 60174) from Wednesday, November 9, to Friday, November 11.  Please mark your calendars, arrange the time off, book your hotel room, and register to attend! The Resort offers an indoor and an indoor/outdoor pool, spa services, four onsite restaurants, and a beautifully-landscaped setting. For more information, you may contact it by phone (630-584-6300) or e-mail (info@pheasantrun.com), or you may visit the website.

Conference registration opens on Monday, August 15. Please check the conference website for regular updates on the continuing-education courses and other programs and activities planned for this year’s conference. If you have any questions, please contact Roberta Craig, at Roberta.J.Craig@osfhealthcare.org.

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Illinois Academic Librarians Who Presented at ALA 2016

A number of Illinois academic librarians presented at this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference, which took place in Orlando, Florida, from June 23 to June 28. This year’s conference was tied in with ALA’s “Libraries Transform” campaign and focused on the future of libraries, particularly in terms of the impact they can have on building a diverse, inclusive community. Over 16,500 people attended the event.

The presentations are listed below, by type. Click on the title for more information. For instances in which librarians not from Illinois academic libraries were among the presenters, just the Illinois academic librarians are listed.

Preconference
Making Sense of Data Through Visualization
Elizabeth Cox—Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Programs and Panel Discussions
Budgeting with Scarcity
Paul Go—Illinois Institute of Technology

Digital Preservation Education: Choosing the Options That Are Right for You
Jaime Schumacher—Northern Illinois University

Effectively Managing Change
Elizabeth Cox—Southern Illinois University Carbondale

From Vietnam to Syria: Refugees, Their Stories, and Needs
Laila Hussein Moustafa—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

How Libraries and Librarians Can Act as Community Resources in Building Bridges Between Different Communities
Laila Hussein Moustafa—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Improve Services and Create Value: Using Data to Guide Your Library’s Strategic Planning Process
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Micro-assessments of Public Services Usability
Terry Taylor—DePaul University
Ashley McMullin—DePaul University

Preservation Showdown
Jaime Schumacher

Forums
Lessons from IMLS Funded Communities of Practice
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Conversation Starters
“Can’t I Just Google It?” Working Together to Prepare Teens for College Libraries
Gretchen Madsen Webb—University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Welcoming Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Dr. Clara M. Chu–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Susan Schnuer–University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Posters
Do You See What I See? International Student Library Experience
Melissa Burel—Southern Illinois University Edwadsville

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Call for Posters–HSLI 2016 Annual Conference

(via Molly Horio, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center)

The HSLI Program Committee invites proposals for posters for the HSLI 2016 Annual Conference: “Running with It: Library Trends in 2016″, to be held from Wednesday, November 9, to Friday, November 11, at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. We encourage you to take a liberal approach to our theme, and present on any of a variety of topics, such as teaching or education, administration, practical problem-solving, collaborative efforts or outreach activities, innovative programs, or research, just to name a few ideas. Posters that have been presented at other conferences are welcome.

The posters will be presented during Nancy’s Reception, Thursday evening, November 10, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Setup will start at 6:00 pm. The reception will be from 6:30 to 9:30 pm, so posters may be kept on display during the entire event.

Poster sizes–please let me know which one you will be using

  • poster board 24” x 36” (for setup on an easel)
  • tri-fold poster 36” x 48” (for setup on a table)
  • for other sizes, please contact Molly Horio for approval

Please submit a proposal abstract no longer than 250 words describing your poster.

  • include your name, position title, address, phone number and email address on all submissions
  • e-mail your abstracts to Molly Horio, at molly.a.horio@osfhealthcare.org

The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, September 2. Notification of poster acceptance will be made by mid-September. Poster presenters must register for the HSLI Conference. Registration opens Monday, August 15.

More information on the HSLI Annual Conference is available here.

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Call for Poster Sessions–2016 ILA Annual Conference

(via Kirstin Duffin, Eastern Illinois University)

The Illinois Library Association (ILA) Conference Program Committee invites applications for poster sessions at the 2016 ILA Annual Conference at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Poster sessions will be held in the exhibit hall on Wednesday, October 19, and Thursday, October 20. Submissions are invited from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship and may include a description of an innovative library program; an analysis of a solution to a problem; a report of a research study; or any other presentation that would benefit the larger library community. Poster session participants populate boards (4 x 8 feet) with pictures, data, graphs, diagrams, narrative text and more and informally discuss their presentations with conference attendees during an assigned 90-minute time period.

The Poster Session Committee will consider the quality of the research, program or project as presented in the abstract in making its decisions. Applications are due by Friday, July 1, 2016, and selected applicants will be notified by July 31, 2016. To submit an application and view tips for an effective poster session, go here. Please note that only library staff, trustees, students, etc. may apply. Vendors and others who offer services for a fee should consider a booth in the exhibit hall.

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(via Deborah Rhue, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center–Peoria)

Join us for the Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI) annual conference, from Wednesday, November 9, to Friday, November 11, in lovely St. Charles, Illinois!

This is your chance to present your latest project in our poster session and network with other librarians. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Running with It: Library Trends in 2016″. Continue to look for additional information in your email about how to register, continuing education opportunities, invited speakers, and cost to attend the conference in the upcoming weeks.

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Still Time to Register for CARLI Preconference at IACRL

(via Kristine Hammerstrand, CARLI)

There’s still time to register for the CARLI preconference sessions at this year’s IACRL Conference. The deadline is Friday, March 11.

CARLI, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois, is presenting a free preconference in conjunction with the IACRL Conference. Curriculum Mapping: A CARLI-Sponsored Preconference, will be held Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, 8535 W Higgins Rd. There is no registration fee, but attendees must be registered by March 11, 2016. The workshop will focus on ways that curriculum mapping can be used to strategically align library instructional efforts with students’ pathway to degree completion.

Morning Session
“Curriculum Mapping to Integrate and Communicate Information Literacy”–presented by Anne Bald (Head, Government, Geospatial, Business Information, and Data Services, Northwestern University Libraries)

Afternoon Session
“Information Literacy Leadership and Program Evaluation: Using a Curriculum Map for Program Development”–presented by Lisa Janice Hinchliffe (Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and candidate for ALA President, 2017-2018)

A continental breakfast and lunch buffet will be provided. Onsite parking is $18.

For more information and to register for the IACRL Conference and the CARLI Preconference, visit the conference website.

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CARLI Preconference at IACRL

(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President)

Another reason to come to Chicago for the IACRL conference: CARLI, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois, is presenting a free preconference in conjunction with the IACRL Conference. Curriculum Mapping: A CARLI-sponsored preconference, will be held Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, 8535 W Higgins Rd. There is no registration fee, but attendees must be registered by March 11, 2016. The workshop will focus on ways that curriculum mapping can be used to strategically align library instructional efforts with students’ pathway to degree completion

Morning session: Curriculum Mapping to Integrate and Communicate Information Literacy, presented by Anne Zald, Head, Government, Geospatial, Business Information, and Data Services, Northwestern University Libraries

Afternoon Session: Information Literacy Leadership and Program Evaluation: Using a Curriculum Map for Program Development, presented by: Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and candidate for ALA President, 2017-2018

A continental breakfast and lunch buffet will be provided. Onsite parking is $18.

For more information and to register for the IACRL Conference and the CARLI Preconference, visit the conference website.

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Volunteers Needed for ILA Exhibits

(via Stacey Knight-Davis)

If you will be at the ILA/HSLI/Library State of Mind conference this week, please consider volunteering to represent HSLI at the GMR booth. Any time you can spend in the booth is appreciated.

Exhibit times are:

Thursday, October 22, 2015

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, October 23, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

If you are available to spend an hour or more, please reply to the list with the time you plan to be in the booth. I will be around Thursday afternoon and can cover most of that time if no one else is available.

The GMR is graciously providing space for us in Booth 210.

Map to the booth location in the exhibit hall:

http://s15.a2zinc.net/clients/corcoran/ILA2015/public/EventMap.aspx?ver=html&EventID=54&MapID=55&MapItBoothID=129018&MapItBooth=210

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