2013 Summer Conference News

Summer 2013 saw a surge of library faculty presentations across the United States and globally. Beyond the many presentations at ALA Annual 2013 and QQML 2013 that were highlighted in previous posts on Recognizing Excellence, librarians representing Illinois could be found everywhere from Digital Humanities 2013 in Nebraska to Open Repositories 2013 in Prince Edward Island, Canada (co-organized by IDEALS and Scholarly Commons Coordinator Sarah Shreeves) to the 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Singapore.

You can find many of the presentations from this summer listed below:

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Online Ethics Resource Launched

Ethics CORE, an interactive resource designed to provide researchers and professionals in the sciences, social sciences, engineering, and mathematics with information on ethical practices and materials on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), is now available at http://nationalethicscenter.org. The University Library played an integral role in the $1.5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to Illinois to develop the site, which is housed in the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center (see the 2010 project announcement at www.library.illinois.edu/news/NCPRE.html).

Co-principal investigators include Taft Broome, Howard University (Civil Engineering); Nicholas Burbules, Illinois (Education); Michael Loui, Illinois, (Electrical and Computer Engineering); and William Mischo, Illinois (University Library).

Press Release from the Coordinated Science Laboratory.

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