Leading Librarians: Highlighting Elected Service by Illinois Library Faculty

University of Illinois Library faculty shape the profession not only through their research but through their service to state, national, and international organizations. This service includes elected offices that reveal the high regard other library and information science professionals have for the work of our librarians.

Here are just some of the Illinois librarians trusted by their colleagues to lead the profession forward. Each has provided a brief description of their organization’s mission and their role within it.

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Save the Date! Library Research Showcase

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.

Schedule

  • 12:30-1:30PM
    Poster Session and Tech Demos (Lunch Provided), Main Library 3rd Floor Corridor and Rooms 308 and 314
  • 1:30-3PM
    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
  • 3-4PM
    Posters Remain Available for Viewing, Main Library 3rd Floor Corridor

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