The University Library invites the campus community to a Library Research Showcase from 12:30-4PM on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Library faculty and academic professionals will present their research, which impacts a wide variety of library services as well as the global LIS profession and other scholarly fields. At the Showcase, you’ll find posters, tech demos, and lightning talks on information seeking behaviors, scholarly communications practices, digital humanities, global libraries and education, the history of libraries as well as sport in Latin America, and more. A welcome and opening remarks by Dean of Libraries John Wilkin and Executive Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Melanie Loots will precede the lightning talks.
Poster Session and Tech Demos (Lunch Provided), Main Library 3rd Floor Corridor and Rooms 308 and 314
Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dean of Libraries John Wilkin and Executive Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Melanie Loots
Lightning Talks, International and Area Studies Library Reading Room, 3rd Floor of Main Library
Posters Remain Available for Viewing, Main Library 3rd Floor Corridor
Presentation Details (Presenting Author in Bold): Continue reading
Summer 2013 saw a surge of library faculty presentations across the United States and globally. Beyond the many presentations at ALA Annual 2013 and QQML 2013 that were highlighted in previous posts on Recognizing Excellence, librarians representing Illinois could be found everywhere from Digital Humanities 2013 in Nebraska to Open Repositories 2013 in Prince Edward Island, Canada (co-organized by IDEALS and Scholarly Commons Coordinator Sarah Shreeves) to the 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Singapore.
You can find many of the presentations from this summer listed below:
Congratulations to all those who published over the summer! The following publications have been submitted to the blog and also published in the Major Publications by Library Faculty Database. Continue reading
Ellen Swain, Archivist for Student Life and Culture at the University of Illinois Library, has been named a distinguished Fellow of the Society of American Archivists (SAA). She received the honor at August’s annual SAA meeting. She joined the library in her current position in 1999 after previous time at the university as a graduate student at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science and a graduate assistant in the University Archives. Continue reading