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
Nicole Cooke (Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science) and Merinda Hensley (Assistant Professor, University Library) have won the award for best paper at the 8th Annual Conceptions of Library and Information Science Conference (CoLIS). Continue reading