Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe Elected to the Board of Directors for the Society for Scholarly Publishing

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe has been elected as a member of the board of directors for the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP).

“It is an honor to contribute to SSP in this way. I envision myself with a dual-facing role: (1) working closely with the President and Executive Director and (2) connecting with and understanding the needs of the general membership. As a librarian, I will bring that vantage point to the Board’s discussions and decision-making,” said Hinchliffe.

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DoMonique Arnold Awarded the J. Frederick Miller Award


DoMonique Arnold, head librarian at the University Laboratory High School, has been awarded the J. Frederick Miller Award for her volunteer work throughout the Champaign-Urbana community.

The J. Frederick Miller Award is given for distinguished volunteer service by a staff or faculty member of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign or a member of the Religious Workers Association of Urbana-Champaign. The Miller Award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions as a volunteer during his or her life in the local community.  The award recognizes direct public service to the campus or local community and efforts of organizing and delivering community service. The award honors volunteer participation which, in the judgment of the Board of Governors of the University YMCA, reflects an expression of moral understanding and civic responsibility and stands as a model of such service to students and others in this community.

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Now in IDEALS: Library Research Showcase Collection

Thank you to all who made the 4th Annual Library Research Showcase a success! The variety of topics and expertise present made for an educational and enjoyable day.

The 2016 showcase collection is now available in IDEALS. This collection includes PDF copies of each poster presentation, PowerPoint presentations and video recordings for the Lightning Talks, and the full program from the event. Recordings have been provided courtesy of the library’s Media Commons.

View the collection in IDEALS.

Research showcase collections from previous years can also be found in IDEALS.

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Full Program: Fourth Annual Library Research Showcase

Join us on November 14!

The University Library is pleased to invite the campus community to the Fourth Annual Library Research Showcase. The event will be hosted in the Main Library from 1-4 PM on Monday, November 14, 2016. Library faculty and academic professionals will present their research in a variety of formats. Their research impacts the global library and information science profession as well as other scholarly fields.


  • 1:00-2:00 PM
    Posters and Tech Demos, Main Library Room 106 and first floor hallway
  • 2:00-3:30 PM
    Lightning Talks, Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library South
  • 3:30-4:00 PM
    Poster Viewing Continues, Main Library Room 106 and first floor hallway

A full presenter lineup and abstracts are below.

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