Heidi J. Imker Invited to Serve on the Steering Committee for AAU and APLU

Heidi J. Imker has been invited to serve on the Steering Committee as an advisor to the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) to share her expertise and perspective on research data sharing and public access.

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Dr. Clara M. Chu Receives EMIERT Distinguished Librarian Award from American Library Association

 

Dr. Clara M. Chu, Mortenson Distinguished Professor and Director of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs and an affiliated faculty at the iSchool, is honored with the 2019 American Library Association (ALA), Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) Distinguished Librarian Award. The Distinguished Librarian Award recognizes significant accomplishments in library services that are national or international in scope and include improving, spreading, and promoting multicultural librarianship.

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Fall 2018 Publications by Library Faculty and Academic Professionals

As a companion to our previous post on presentations, we present some of the publications, peer-reviewed articles, and essays our Library faculty and academic professionals have published this past fall. Themes include academic copyright, library value assessment user experience in the academic e-book environment, data sharing and curation pedagogy. 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.)

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Project STAND Managed by Student Life and Culture Archives Receives Grant Award from IMLS

On August 24, 2018, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded Project STAND (Student Activism Now Documented) $92,096 under the National Leadership Grant for Libraries Program. Established in Fall 2016, Project STAND is a first of its kind collaborative effort among archival repositories within academic institutions across the country to create an online portal featuring analog and digital collections that document the student activism related to historically-marginalized communities. It is a nationwide consortium of more than 50 colleges and universities. Continue reading

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