Lesli Lundquist Awarded 2020 CDSA

Lesli Lundquist, the Facilities Operations Coordinator for the University Library, has been awarded the Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award (CDSA). The CDSA is designed to “annually recognize civil service staff employees for their exceptional accomplishments and service to the university.” This prestigious award results from an outstanding performance by Lundquist and seven fellow civil service staff employees. Continue reading

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Sara Benson Receives ILA Crosman Memorial Award

The Illinois Library Association (ILA) announces Sara Benson, Copyright Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), as the 2020 Crosman Memorial Award Winner. The Crosman Award is named in memory of Alex Crosman, director of the Peoria Public Library at the time of his death in 1986. The Crosman Memorial Award, presented by the ILA Awards Committee and Dominican University SOIS, recognizes the achievements of library workers who are new or relatively new to the field and encourages continued involvement in the profession. This award honors Benson, someone who has accomplished a great deal in a short time.
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Sotomayor Elected President of SALALM

Photo of Antonio SotomayorAntonio Sotomayor, Associate Professor & Librarian of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, was recently elected president of SALALM (Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials). Founded in 1956, SALALM is the premier international organization for Latin American and Caribbean librarians, book vendors, and information specialists. Continue reading

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Spring 2020 Publications by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

As a companion to our previous post, we present some of the publications our Library faculty and academic professionals have published this past spring. Peruse the selected bibliography we have provided below to learn more about these topics.

(Links to OA journal access, the DOI for individual articles, or the catalog record are provided when available.) Continue reading

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