This year the American Library Association Annual Conference will be hosted in New Orleans, Louisiana, from June 21-26. The theme is “Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves.” If you’re there, consider stopping by to see U of I librarians presenting their research at one of the sessions listed below or attend one of the other ALA-related events.
We have also included presentations by U of I librarians that will take place at the Rare Book and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) Annual Conference, which will also take place in New Orleans from June 19-22.
Names in bold indicate U of I library employees. Links from titles lead to ALA schedule information for details on the session, unless otherwise indicated.
This past summer, Library faculty and academic professionals presented all over the world on a wide range of topics. The list that follows highlights the places and topics covered at conferences this summer beyond those at the Annual ALA Conference, which were covered in a previous post.
Maher receiving his Campus Award for Excellence in Faculty Leadership from John Wilkin, Interim Provost
William Maher, University Archivist and Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is one of four faculty members honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership. Additionally, Maher has been chosen to receive the Chancellor’s Medallion this June, one of the highest honors available on campus.
This year the American Library Association Annual conference will be hosted in Chicago, Illinois from June 22-27. The theme is “Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves.” If you’re there, consider stopping by to see U of I librarians present their work at one of the events below!