2022 CARLI Annual Meeting

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Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:15am to 3:00pm

Location: Chancellor Ballroom
I Hotel and Conference Center
1900 South First Street, Champaign

2022 Annual Meeting slides

Driving Directions



10:15–10:20 a.m.

Sharon Silverman, Chair, CARLI Board of Directors

Sarah Zehr Gantz, Assistant Vice President of Academic Initiatives and Policies, University of Illinois System

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Sharon Silverman, Chair, CARLI Board of Directors
Department Chair, Library-Learning Resource Center, Olga Haley Library, Olive-Harvey College, City Colleges of Chicago

10:20–11:05 a.m.

Keynote Address: "Implementing DEIA Initiatives in Libraries in Today’s Climate”

Victor Jones is Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University Library theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Victor Jones Jr. (he/him/his) serves as the Director of DEIA for the University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he where he provides leadership and advocacy within the Library to promote a workplace culture that supports all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Prior to this role, Victor worked as a graduate recruiter for the iSchool at Illinois, where he built pipelines and created programming to diversify BIPOC student access to the information professions.  

11:05–12:15 p.m.

Introduction of the CARLI Board of Directors
Sharon Silverman, Chair, CARLI Board of Directors


2022 CARLI Scholarship
Anne Craig, Senior Director, CARLI

Recipients of the CARLI Scholarships

  • Brandi Castillo, Kankakee Community College
  • Abigail Johnson, Lake Forest College
  • Nathan Thebarge, Trininty International University


CARLI Update, CARLI Bylaws Amendments, Update on Strategic Planning Process
Anne Craig, Senior Director, CARLI

12:15–1:00 p.m.


1:00–1:45 p.m.

I-Share Update
Jen Masciadrelli, Assistant Director, User Services, CARLI

Illinois SCOERs
Michele Leigh , Senior Coordinator, Open Illinois, CARLI


Reports from CARLI Committees

  • Collection Management Committee
  • Open Educational Resources Committee
  • Public Services Committee

1:45-2:30 p.m.

Strategic Planning Table Talks

2:30-2:40 p.m.

Wrap Up

Gold Sponsors

EBSCO Logo and Link

Ex Libris Clarivate Logo and Link

AAAS Science Logo and Link

Bronze Sponsors

De Gruyter Logo and link      Wiley Logo and link        Scholarly Publishing Collective logo and link   Project Muse Logo and Link