Several University of Illinois library faculty presented at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Helsinki, Finland held from August 11-17, 2012. Below are short descriptions of each presentation with links to the full paper. Continue reading
Publications listed in LISA and LISTA
January – June 2012
Ewing, C. B. 2012. “Electronic Literature Collection.” Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 49 (8): 1435-1435.
Jacoby, JoAnn and Liz Cooper. 2012. “The cultural context in sustainable development: Approaches to support the 4th pillar.” In Amoeda, R., Lira, S and Pinheiro, C. (Eds.) Heritage 2012: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development. Barcelos, Portugal: Green Lines Institute, pp. 1209-1218. Continue reading
Jim Hahn and Qiang Jin were awarded a Research and Publication grant to support their research project titled, “Formative Evaluation of Linked Library Data.”
JoAnn Jacoby, head of Reference, Research and Scholarly Services unit, was elected Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect of ALA’s Library Research Round Table.
Kathleen Kern, of the Reference, Research and Scholarly Services unit, was elected as Vice-President/President-Elect of ALA’s Reference and User Services Association (RUSA).
Becky Smith, of Business Information Services, was elected as a member-at-large of RUSA’s Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS).
Sarah Williams, Funk Library, was elected to serve on the Executive Committee of USAIN (United States Agricultural Information Network). Sarah will serve a two-year term as a Director, starting June 1st.
During 2011, University Library faculty published over 30 articles. Among the journals publishing these works are: The American Archivist, Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, Information Technology & Libraries, Journal of Library Metadata, Knowledge Quest, Reference & User Services Quarterly, and Studies in Iconography to name just a few. Continue reading