A grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS) will allow four U of I librarians to create an online curriculum focused on policy surrounding library publishing groups. This team consists of Sara Benson, Copyright Librarian and Assistant Professor (project leader); Harriett Green, Interim Head of Scholarly Communications & Publishing and Associate Professor; Merinda Hensley, Digital Scholarship Liaison and Instruction Librarian and Associate Professor; and Janet Swatscheno, Visiting Digital Publishing Specialist.
The University of Illinois Archives has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop a prototype web-portal and analysis-engine to provide access to archival material related to the development of the iconic, multi-disciplinary field of cybernetics.
Jamie Carlstone, Electronic Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist at the University Library at Urbana-Champaign, has been named the recipient of the 2017 First Step Award from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).
The award will be presented on Saturday, June 24, at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.
David Morris, Classics and Research and Information Services Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded an International Research Travel Grant from Illinois International Programs.