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.

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

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Summer and Fall 2016 Presentations by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

As the fall semester comes to a close, we look back upon the achievements of our library faculty and academic professionals from the summer and fall. U of I researchers have traveled around the globe, collaborating with other Illinois community members and other scholars worldwide to advance research in their fields. From poster presentations to keynote speeches and round table discussions, we commend our researchers for their excellent contributions to the U of I and to Library and Information Science and other disciplines. A bibliography of these select presentations can be found below.

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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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