Lisa Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction at the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named the first ever recipient of the Larry Romans Mentorship Award. This award is sponsored by the American Library Association Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT) and the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Roundtable (GLBTRT).
This award will be presented at the GODORT awards program at the ALA annual conference this summer in Chicago.
The 2017 Biennial Conference of the Association of College & Research Libraries will include presentations by University of Illinois Library faculty on topics including digital scholarship, data mining, information literacy, digital humanities and more.
Mara Thacker, South Asian Studies Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named to the 2017 class of Library Journal‘s Movers & Shakers. Her highlight appears in the March 15 edition of Library Journal.
Jamie Carlstone, Electronic Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist at the University Library at Urbana-Champaign, has been named the recipient of the 2017 First Step Award from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).
The award will be presented on Saturday, June 24, at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.