The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) has awarded Steve Witt, Head of International and Area Studies (IAS), Director of the Center for Global Studies, and Associate Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the IFLA Scroll of Appreciation for his distinguished service. Continue reading
As a companion to our previous post, we present some of the publications our Library faculty and academic professionals have published this past summer. Peruse the selected bibliography we have provided below to learn more about these topics.
(Links to OA journal access, the DOI for individual articles, or the catalog record are provided when available.) Continue reading
This past summer, our Library faculty, and academic professionals traveled across the world to present on a wide variety of topics. As always, we congratulate our researchers on their important contributions to the University of Illinois, the Library and Information Science department and other disciplines. A selected bibliography of these presentations is provided below.
News Bureau by Brian Stauffer
Antonio Sotomayor has won the Dan C. Hazen Fellowship award for his project, “The Havana YMCA: Exploring the Kautz Family YMCA Archives.” The fellowship, given by the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM), supports original scholarly research or professional development pertaining to Latin America, the Caribbean, and Iberia. It is named after Dan C. Hazen, formerly the Associate Librarian of Harvard College for Collection Development, who was prominent in the field of area studies collecting and librarianship. This was one of two fellowships awarded.