Spring 2015 saw Illinois librarians leading the discussion on topics as diverse as information literacy, comic books, and scholarly communication. In a previous post, you can find the Illinois librarians and academic professionals who presented at the 2015 Biennial Conference of the Association of College & Research Libraries in March 2015. Below are just some of the many other presentations they gave at conferences, special occasions, and more.
Sarah Williams, Life Sciences Data Services Librarian and Associate Professor, University Library, has been elected president of the United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN). Founded in 1988, USAIN’s mission includes taking a leadership role in the formation of national information policy related to agriculture and making recommendations to the National Agricultural Library on agricultural information matters.
Before and after presenting at ALA (covered previously), librarians from the University of Illinois could be found presenting across the globe this summer. From Turkey to British Columbia to Wisconsin, they presented on diverse topics from media preservation to researcher profiles to data management. This post highlights some of the many places you might have seen Illinois research.
The 2014 Annual Conference of the American Library Association will include presentations by University of Illinois Library faculty on topics including coordination of digital collections and shared print initiatives, resources for genealogy research, digital humanities, the value of instructional and undergraduate research services, and more.
The conference begins with preconference activities Thursday, June 26 and runs through Tuesday, July 1. If you will be there, consider dropping by to see one of the following presentations!