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(via Nicole Swanson, CARLI)

The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois is pleased to share upcoming Professional Development Alliance (PDA) offerings.

“Learning with LOUIS: The Nuts & Bolts of Libguides part 3: ‘Managing the LibGuides System'”

Wednesday, June 8, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

In this Learning with LOUIS three-part series, we will be exploring the nuts and bolts of LibGuides. Each session will feature how-to presentations on a specific LibGuides task, as well as demonstrations of successful guides. In part 3, Sarah Mazur from Louisiana State University Shreveport will present on “Managing the LibGuides System”.

Register here.

“Creating Healthier Productive and More Inclusive Workplaces

Tuesday, June 14, 1:00-2:30 PM CDT

What makes one organization thrive and excel to new heights while another organization barely treads water with apathetic employees and average productivity? What habits do successful, diverse, and engaged workplaces have in common? These questions and more were the focus of the 14-month research project which looked at some of the most successful profit and nonprofit organizations worldwide. After hundreds of interviews, the research results are guaranteed to be “aha” moments that participants can take back to their organization, especially the work on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Register here.

“Cultivating Antiracist, Antibias Workplaces through the Development of Cultural Competence”

Wednesday, June 15, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

Cultural competence has been suggested as an approach to combating issues surrounding racism and bias within library and information organizations. But what does cultural competence look like in the cultivation of antiracist and anti bias workplaces? This session will use the cultural competence continuum to identify specific actions or behaviors that both individuals and organizations can implement in order to both develop cultural competence and combat issues of racism and bias within library workplaces.

Register here.

“The Power of Presentation: Enhancing Your Slides for Engagement”

Tuesday, June 21, 2:00-3:00 PM CDT

Throughout your life you will, almost certainly, give presentations. We’ve all sat through presentations that were boring, confusing, and drab. How do you communicate your message most succinctly? What visuals will captivate and inform your audience the best? Is it only about your slide design or are there other techniques that leave a lasting impression? In this session, Jamie Nelson will distill the magic that just might take your next presentation from bland to grand.

​ Register here.

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(via Nicole Swanson, CARLI)

The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois is pleased to share upcoming Professional Development Alliance (PDA) offerings.

“Learning with LOUIS: The Nuts & Bolts of Libguides part 2: ‘Embedding Media in LibGuides’ and ‘Creating Eye-Catching Virtual Displays'”

Wednesday, June 1, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

In this Learning with LOUIS three-part series, we will be exploring the nuts and bolts of LibGuides. Each session will feature how-to presentations on a specific LibGuides task, as well as demonstrations of successful guides. In part 2, Caitlin Cooper from Delgado Community College will present on “Embedding Media in LibGuides”, then Rob Stephens from LOUIS will present on “Creating Eye-Catching Virtual Displays”.

Register here.

“Inclusive Leadership for Social Impact”

Thursday, June 2, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

The realities of racism and inequity in our world have left a large part of the population wondering what is next. With the collective consciousness of citizens of the world awoken, libraries are in a unique position to lead the hard conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion in their respective communities. This session will challenge cultural norms while empowering you to be a fearless agent of change in your community.

Register here.

“Embedding Social Justice within the First Year Experience Program at Winston-Salem State University”

Thursday, June 2, 1:00-2:30 PM CDT

Presenters Wanda Brown-Director of the C.G. O’Kelly Library, Dr. Kathy Stitts, Associate Provost, and librarians Sharnette Evans and AlTonya Washington will discuss the ways in which Winston-Salem State University equips its students with a solid understanding of the five pillars of Social Justice: diversity, educational equity, health equity, community sustainability, and community empowerment. The panelists will also discuss the curriculum creation process and the library’s participation within course instruction. The presenters will highlight the University’s history of social justice activism and discuss the student assigned Signature Project that culminates the first-year experience course.

Register here.

“Be Intentional, Not Identical: Creating DEI Strategies for the Library that Serves Your Community”

Tuesday, June 7, 1:00-2:30 PM CDT

Join us for a discussion on navigating your library’s strategy for DEI and learn about best practices and training that are authentic to your staff and communities. When we incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion in our organizations, we understand that it is not one size fits all. What works for one organization and community will not work for all. During the discussion, you will learn about Forsyth County Public Library’s ongoing work to incorporate DEI into its culture, programs and services.

Register here.

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(via Debbie Campbell, CARLI)

The CARLI Instruction Committee presents its 10th annual (online) Instruction Showcase on Friday, May 20, from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM CDT.

We hope you’ve saved the date! Registration is now open, please share with anyone at your institution who may be interested.

The program, focused on the theme “Re-imagining Instruction After Disruption”, will feature a morning keynote by Janet Swatscheno from University of Illinois at Chicago entitled “‘I’m excited but have no idea what I’m doing’: How Libraries Can Support Open Pedagogy and Why They Should.” The keynote is followed by morning “Tech it Out” and afternoon “Lesson Plan” presentations, with a virtual lunch chat from 12:30 to 1:00 PM at which participants can socialize, network, and talk about instruction with their colleagues from across CARLI. Please join us!

For more information and to register, please go here. The deadline for registering is Thursday, May 19.

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

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(via Michelle Haake, CARLI)

The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois is seeking volunteers to serve on advisory committees. The application period will close on Wednesday, May 4, at 5:00 PM CDT. Volunteers chosen will serve a three-year term, July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2025. Faculty and staff members from all CARLI member libraries, with all levels of experience, are encouraged to apply.

Service on CARLI committees affords individuals a unique opportunity to use their experience and expertise to help shape the future of the consortium and its services. You can find more information including the committee charge from the committee directory.

To volunteer, please complete the volunteer form by May 4.  To be considered for appointment, you must fill out this online form even if you have previously submitted a form, or if you are a current committee member whose term is expiring and you wish to be considered again. CARLI seeks to include as many individuals and institutions as possible in committee service, so committee rosters are limited to one person from any institution. Committee members are not routinely reappointed.

Forms submitted by May 4 will be considered for initial FY 2023 appointments. The list of all volunteers will be retained until March 1, 2023, and it will be used to fill vacancies if they occur.

Individuals accepting appointments to CARLI committees are expected to participate fully and actively in the work of the committee, including regular attendance at meetings and committee-sponsored events held throughout the calendar year. CARLI makes every effort to conduct the majority of committee business by web conferencing or via conference calls. However, committee service may require time and/or travel expenses for one or more in-person meetings each year.

The following CARLI committees are seeking members.

  • Collection Management Committee
  • Commercial Products Committee
  • Discovery/Primo VE Committee
  • E-Resources Management Committee
  • Instruction Committee
  • Open Educational Resources Committee
  • Preservation Committee
  • Public Services Committee
  • Resource Sharing Committee
  • Technical Services Committee

The CARLI staff will make appointments to be approved by the Senior Director and the Executive Committee of the CARLI Board of Directors no later than June 8, 2022.

Please send questions about CARLI committees/task forces or the process for selecting volunteers to CARLI Support, at support@carli.illinois.edu.

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(via Nicole Swanson, CARLI)

The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois is pleased to share these upcoming Professional Development Alliance webinar offerings.​​ Please see below for additional information, including links to registration.

“CARLI Directors’ Institute Series: Recruiting and Retaining BIPOC Library Staff Members”

In this session, Victor Jones, Jr. (he/him) will discuss trends in recruiting and retaining BIPOC library staff in today’s climate.  He will use reflections from his past experiences as well as the latest literature and findings to shape the conversation.

Wednesday, May 4, 2:00-3:00 PM CDT

Register here.

“The Trauma Informed Library Environment”

Beatriz De La Espriella will discuss ways the environment can trigger individuals who have experienced trauma. Library staff will learn ways they can avoid re-traumatization and steps necessary to create a trauma informed library environment.

Monday, May 9, 9:00-11:00 AM CDT

Register here.

“Learnabout: Google Sites”

Are you looking to create a website? Perhaps you want your own home page within your organization’s larger site? You can use Google Sites to create your own free and easy website. Take this webinar to learn the basics of Google Sites and leave with enough information to create your first site.

Monday, May 9, 4:00-5:00 PM CDT

Register here.

“CARLI Directors’ Institute Series: Effective Ways to Onboard New Employees”

In this session, speaker Ben Mead-Harvey will discuss his recommendations for the most effective way to onboard new employees, broken into three categories: welcome elements, training with the team, and check-in meetings. He will give a detailed breakdown of each element and spend time explaining the basis for each recommendation.

Wednesday, May 11, 2:00-3:00 PM CDT

Register here.

“1000 Black Girl Books Book Clubs to Create Community Relationships”

The Martin County Library System launched its first 1000 Black Girl Books Book Club in 2021 to build community relationships through outreach and awareness with a local afterschool program. Now, they are working with three additional afterschool programs who help underserved youth, including Boys and Girls Club, to encourage tween girls to read books with black female leading characters. Join Darlene Encomio to learn more about these programs.

Tuesday, May 17, 2:30-3:30 PM CDT

Register here.

“Rescheduled: Sustaining the Infrastructure of OER Across Universities”

OER adoption requires more than the work of librarians. Collaboration is essential to have a long-term impact as well as weather the storms of turnover, a global pandemic, and piecemeal funding. Panelists will share practical advice on how to identify stakeholders, prioritize student success, and get buy-in from university administration. They will also cover the work of a task force in the UNC System that involves librarians, instructional designers, and university admin to streamline access to open educational resources.

Tuesday, May 24, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

Register here.

“MarcEdit”

Do you know that you can use MarcEdit to clean up MARC records, check name headings and subject headings, create local headings for archives and more, add linked data, and convert records back and forth between MARC? Learn how to save time, enrich records, and even practice BIBFRAME with the new editor! Join Robin Fay for this session to learn all of the wonderful things that MARCEdit can do for you!

May 26, 1:00-3:00 PM CDT

Register here.

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(via Debbie Campbell, CARLI)

The CARLI Instruction Committee is seeking presentation proposals for the 10th annual Instruction Showcase, held virtually on Friday, May 20.

CARLI members are welcome to submit proposals on all library instruction topics and are encouraged to draw inspiration from the committee’s theme this year, “Re-imagining Instruction After Disruption”.

Submission Timeline

  • Proposals due Monday, April 18, by 5:00 PM CDT
  • Submit all proposals through this form
  • Submissions will be reviewed by the CARLI Instruction Committee on Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20
  • Submitters will be notified on Thursday, April 21
  • Showcase online Friday, May 20

This year we are seeking proposals for three possible session types: Lesson Plan (Presentation), Tech It Out (Technology Demo), and The Kitchen Asynch (Asynchronous Instruction Material Share).

Lesson Plan (Presentation)

15 minute presentation + 5 minute Q&A

Lesson plans related to the theme might include new approaches to teaching virtually, recommended tools or innovative techniques for engaging students online, or reimagined instruction for improved accessibility and inclusion.

Proposals should outline an instruction session activity that supports skills-based or conceptual learning and encourages active student participation. Please include a full lesson plan with your proposal. A template is available, but feel free to use your preferred format.

All lesson plans must include the following elements: topic, learning objectives, materials, activity overview, assessment of student learning, and applicable knowledge practices or dispositions from the Framework for Information Literacy.

Tech it Out (Technology Demo)

5 minute presentation + 5 minute Q&A

Presenters are invited to deliver brief demos of technology used for library instruction or to put pedagogical theories into practice (either new tools or innovative uses of established ones). Proposals should include the tool being used, its instruction application, and a brief (approx. 100 words) description of what will be shown in the demo.

The Kitchen Asynch (Asynchronous Instruction Material Share)

Asynchronous material share + 5 minute synchronous Q&A

Rather than traditional poster presentations, presenters are invited to share existing asynchronous instruction materials that apply instructional or pedagogical theories into practice for attendees to view before or between showcase sessions.

These could include instructional LibGuides, Canvas Commons Modules, websites, or other materials. If you aren’t sure if your material applies, please don’t hesitate to reach out before proposing. Proposals should include an accessible link to your material and a brief (approx. 100 words) contextualizing description for viewers. If your example is not open to the public, please plan to do an unnarrated 2-3 minute length screen recording to share asynchronously with showcase attendees.

Please feel free to review the previous Showcase agendas and presentations here.

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

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(via Michelle Haake, CARLI)

CARLI is seeking volunteers to serve on advisory committees. The application period will close on Wednesday, May 4, at 5:00 PM CDT. Volunteers chosen will serve a three-year term, lasting from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2025. Faculty and staff members from all CARLI member libraries, with all levels of experience, are encouraged to apply.

Service on CARLI committees affords individuals a unique opportunity to use their experience and expertise to help shape the future of the consortium and its services. You can find more information, including the committee charge, from the Committee Directory.

To volunteer, please complete this form by May 4.  To be considered for appointment, you must fill out this online form even if you have previously submitted a form, or if you are a current committee member whose term is expiring and you wish to be considered again. CARLI seeks to include as many individuals and institutions as possible in committee service, so committee rosters are limited to one person from any institution. Committee members are not routinely reappointed.

Forms submitted by May 4 will be considered for initial FY 2023 appointments. The list of all volunteers will be retained until March 1, 2023, and will be used to fill vacancies if they occur.

Individuals accepting appointments to CARLI committees are expected to participate fully and actively in the work of the committee, including regular attendance at meetings and committee-sponsored events held throughout the calendar year. CARLI makes every effort to conduct the majority of committee business by web conferencing or via conference calls. However, committee service may require time and/or travel expenses for one or more in-person meetings each year.

The following CARLI committees are seeking members.

  • Collection Management Committee
  • Commercial Products Committee
  • Discovery/Primo VE Committee
  • E-Resources Management Committee
  • Instruction Committee
  • Open Educational Resources Committee
  • Preservation Committee
  • Public Services Committee
  • Resource Sharing Committee
  • Technical Services Committee

The CARLI staff will make appointments, to be approved by the Senior Director and the Executive Committee of the CARLI Board of Directors, no later than June 8, 2022.

Please send questions about CARLI committees or task forces, or on the process for selecting volunteers, to CARLI Support, at support@carli.illinois.edu.

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(via Debbie Campbell, CARLI)

The CARLI Instruction Committee is seeking presentation proposals for the 10th annual Instruction Showcase, held virtually on Friday, May 20.

CARLI members are welcome to submit proposals on all library instruction topics and are encouraged to draw inspiration from the committee’s theme this year, “Re-imagining Instruction After Disruption”.

Submission Timeline

  • Proposals due Monday, April 18, by 5:00 PM CDT
  • Submit all proposals through this form
  • Submissions will be reviewed by the CARLI Instruction Committee on Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20
  • Submitters will be notified on Thursday, April 21
  • Showcase online Friday, May 20

This year we are seeking proposals for three possible session types: Lesson Plan (Presentation), Tech It Out (Technology Demo), and The Kitchen Asynch (Asynchronous Instruction Material Share).

Lesson Plan (Presentation)

15 minute presentation + 5 minute Q&A

Lesson plans related to the theme might include new approaches to teaching virtually, recommended tools or innovative techniques for engaging students online, or reimagined instruction for improved accessibility and inclusion.

Proposals should outline an instruction session activity that supports skills-based or conceptual learning and encourages active student participation. Please include a full lesson plan with your proposal. A template is available, but feel free to use your preferred format.

All lesson plans must include the following elements: topic, learning objectives, materials, activity overview, assessment of student learning, and applicable knowledge practices and/or dispositions from the Framework for Information Literacy.

Tech it Out (Technology Demo)

5 minute presentation + 5 minute Q&A

Presenters are invited to deliver brief demos of technology used for library instruction or to put pedagogical theories into practice (either new tools or innovative uses of established ones). Proposals should include the tool being used, its instruction application, and a brief (approx. 100 words) description of what will be shown in the demo.

The Kitchen Asynch (Asynchronous Instruction Material Share)

Asynchronous material share + 5 minute synchronous Q&A

Rather than traditional poster presentations, presenters are invited to share existing asynchronous instruction materials that apply instructional or pedagogical theories into practice for attendees to view before or between showcase sessions.

These could include instructional LibGuides, Canvas Commons Modules, websites, or other materials. If you aren’t sure if your material applies, please don’t hesitate to reach out before proposing. Proposals should include an accessible link to your material and a brief (approx. 100 words) contextualizing description for viewers. If your example is not open to the public, please plan to do an unnarrated 2-3 minute length screen recording to share asynchronously with showcase attendees.

Please feel free to review the previous Showcase agendas and presentations here.

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

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

The Reaching Forward South Conference, our first in-person event in two years, is set for Friday, April 8, at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. Reaching Forward South is an annual professional development conference for library support staff in central and southern Illinois. Conference registration includes morning coffee, lunch, snacks, and a full day of programming. The last day to register is Monday, April 4. Register here.

The well-being of our attendees is our top priority, and ILA is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation. Please visit the Reaching Forward South COVID-19 Information page for more details on safety measures and requirements. For those already registered, don’t forget to finish the Participant Verification Process by Thursday, April 7.

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(via Elizabeth Clarage, CARLI)

The CARLI Public Services Committee invites members to a panel and discussion about Controlled Digital Lending (CDL) on Thursday, April 21, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. In this virtual event, panel presenters from different types of academic libraries will share information about how they considered the use of CDL. We will then have a question and answer with the panelists and a discussion of CDL in CARLI libraries.

Rooted in the fair use right of US Copyright Act, CDL is the digital equivalent of traditional physical library lending–a library can digitize a book it owns and lend out a secured digital version to one user at a time, in place of the physical item.

Controlled Digital Lending has three important core principles.

  • A library must own a legal copy of the physical book, by purchase or via donation or gift;
  • A library must maintain an “owned to loaned” ratio, simultaneously lending no more copies than it legally owns; and,
  • A library must use technical measures to ensure that the digital file cannot be copied or redistributed.

The CARLI Public Service Committee will also share a CDL Resource Guide with position statements, examinations of legal issues, and guides to implementation.

Registration is required. To register, please go here. The deadline is Wednesday, April 20. Connection information will be shared with those registered the week of the program. This program will not be recorded.

If you have any questions, please send them to CARLI Support, at support@carli.illinois.edu.

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