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.
Heidi Imker, Director of the Research Data Service and Associate Professor at the University of Illinois Library, will lead local participation in a new Data Curation Network funded by the Sloan Foundation. The grant will enable six institutions, including Illinois, to pilot a “network of expertise” model for data curation services.
JJ Pionke, Applied Health Sciences Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University Library, has received the American Library Association’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant. In the course of the grant, Pionke will create a suite of annotated research guides on specific disabilities. Funds will support hiring a graduate hourly to work with Pionke on the guides.
Jim Hahn, Orientation Services and Environments Librarian and Associate Professor at the University Library, has received a Campus Research Board Award to fund his proposal, “Research and Development of an Intelligent Personalized Recommendation Platform for Library Accounts.” Funds will support undergraduate assistants who will help design front-end views for users of the resulting recommendation system.