MS/LIS student Vera Vasileva has been awarded an Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Student Scholarship to participate in the ACRL 2019 conference, which was held April 10-13 in Cleveland, Ohio. At the conference, Vasileva attended the presentation of “We Don’t Need that Anymore, Exploring the Myths and Realities of the Impact of Digitization on Print Usage,” a paper she co-authored with her graduate assistantship supervisor Thomas Teper, associate professor and associate dean of libraries for the University Library. Continue reading
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been elected as the Co-Secretary General of the International Steering Committee (ISC) for the UNESCO Global Alliance on Partnerships for Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL). GAPMIL is a groundbreaking effort to promote international cooperation to ensure that all citizens have access to media and information competencies. In consultation with the international agencies, the ISC coordinates the overall implementation of GAPMIL activities. Continue reading
The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) has awarded Steve Witt, Head of International and Area Studies (IAS), Director of the Center for Global Studies, and Associate Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the IFLA Scroll of Appreciation for his distinguished service. Continue reading
As a companion to our previous post, we present some of the publications our Library faculty and academic professionals have published this past summer. 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