Applied Heath Sciences Librarian and Assistant Professor JJ Pionke of the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library, has been awarded a $20,805 grant from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Campus Research Board. This grant is for the collection and documentation of oral histories from presidents of the Association of Specialized Government and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA).Continue reading
Peg Burnette, Associate Professor and Biomedicine Librarian, will serve as Project Manager for a grant awarded by CARLI Illinois Support for Creation of Open Education Resources (SCOER) initiative to a group of educators from the University Library, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, and Knox College in Galesburg. This team of educators will create an open education resource (OER) with a primary focus on women’s reproductive health.Continue reading
At the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Bethany Anderson (Natural and Applied Sciences Archivist, University Library), in collaboration with Christopher J. Prom (Associate Dean for Digital Strategies, University Library) and Jenny Davis (Associate Professor of American Indian Studies and Anthropology and Chancellor’s Fellow of Indigenous Research and Ethics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences), have been awarded the Doris Duke Indian Oral History Program Archives: Revitalization and Community Building Grant by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
This two-year grant of $196,000 will support the Doris Duke Native Oral History Revitalization Project, in which the University of Illinois Archives will digitize and enhance access to its Doris Duke Indian Oral History Program Archives. Furthermore, this project hopes to build and strengthen respectful relationships between the project personnel, the university, the University Archives, and the Native Nations documented in the Doris Duke Oral History Program Archives. The University of Illinois is one of seven institutions participating in The Doris Duke Native Oral History Revitalization Project.
Two University of Illinois Library colleagues have received separate HRI Research Cluster Grants. Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services, was awarded a $2,500 grant for her proposal “AI & Society: Privacy, Ethics and (Dis)Information.” Dr. Spencer Keralis, Assistant Professor and Digital Humanities Librarian, also received $2,500 for their proposal “Critical Practice in Text Data Mining.” Continue reading