The 2014 Annual Conference of the American Library Association will include presentations by University of Illinois Library faculty on topics including coordination of digital collections and shared print initiatives, resources for genealogy research, digital humanities, the value of instructional and undergraduate research services, and more.
The conference begins with preconference activities Thursday, June 26 and runs through Tuesday, July 1. If you will be there, consider dropping by to see one of the following presentations!
Librarians at Illinois continued to present worldwide during the Fall 2013 semester. If you missed the Library Research Showcase, hopefully you had a chance to see one of the following presentations from the past several months:
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:
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