Summer 2020 Presentations by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

This past summer, our Library faculty, and academic professionals presented 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. Continue reading

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Summer 2020 Publications by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

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.)

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Sotomayor Receives Dan C. Hazen Fellowship Award

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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.

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Pionke Awarded Crosman Memorial Award from ILA

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The Illinois Library Association (ILA) announces JJ Pionke, Applied Health Sciences Librarian & Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UICU), as the 2019 Crosman Memorial Award Winner. The Crosman Award is named in memory of Alex Crosman, director of the Peoria Public Library at the time of his death in 1986. The award recognizes the achievements of library workers who are new or relatively new to the field and encourages continued involvement in the profession. Other awards honor those who have accomplished a great deal over a long period of time; this award honors someone who has accomplished a great deal in a short time.

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