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I-Share Welcomes 4 New Libraries

Please join us in welcoming 4 new libraries to I-Share.

Instruction: February Tips, Tricks, & Techniques

During the Fall 2013 semester, the CARLI Instruction Committee hosted a three-part webinar series on assessment. All three recorded webinars are now available for you to watch, at your convenience.

Knowing is Half the Battle! Assessment in Academic Libraries
Recorded November 4, 2013. Presented by Devin Savage, Jeannette Moss, & Chris Davidson from Northwestern.

Using Rubrics to Assess Student Learning
Recorded on November 18, 2013. Presented by Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, UIUC.

CARLI News January 31, 2014

Read the CARLI News for the latest information on CARLI events, new and ongoing projects, product and service updates and upcoming deadlines. Issues are sent to all subscribers of the “Announce” listserv. 

CARLI Seeking Proposals for FY2014 Research Subsidy Program

CARLI is seeking proposals for the FY2014 Research Subsidy Program. Funded by the CARLI Board of Directors, the research awards will support research projects in Governing member libraries. Projects should have the potential to impact libraries and the library profession positively, have the potential to provide a useful addition to the existing literature, and be of interest or use to CARLI libraries. Total funding for FY2014 is $25,000.

Recordings of the 2013 CARLI Annual Meeting Now Available

Over 160 people attended the CARLI Annual Meeting in Champaign on Friday, November 1. Presentations by CARLI member librarians focused on a wide array of research projects that have been undertaken by a diverse array of CARLI libraries. 

CARLI News October 31, 2013

Read the CARLI News for the latest information on CARLI events, new and ongoing projects, product and service updates and upcoming deadlines. Issues are sent to all subscribers of the “Announce” email list

Register for the 2013 CARLI Annual Meeting

Register to attend the CARLI Annual Meeting on Friday, November 1, 10:30 am–­3:00 pm, at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Champaign. The meeting will feature presentations of research by and/or about CARLI Libraries. Each session will last approximately 35 minutes (including Q&A)

Sessions topics will include: 

Seeking Academic Libraries for the ILA Executive Board

The Nominating Committee of the Illinois Library Association is seeking academic librarians interested in serving on the ILA Executive Board. Two candidates will appear on the spring ballot for this academic post, for a three-year term beginning in 2014.

For further information, check page 8 of the ILA Handbook of Organization and Membership Directory.

Save the Date: 2013 Annual Meeting and Directors' Meetings

The CARLI Annual Meeting will be held on November 1, 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Champaign. The sessions will feature research findings based on CARLI information or from CARLI libraries. 

Instruction: September Tips, Tricks, & Techniques

Are you effectively assessing your library instruction? Do the students in your classroom understand the concepts you are teaching? Does your instruction have an impact on student learning? These are all important questions that every instruction librarian should be asking. Many of us struggle with determining what to assess and the best way to do it. Finding adequate time to plan assessment activities in the midst of everything else we do can sometimes be overwhelming.

CARLI News September 6, 2013

Read the CARLI News for the latest information on CARLI events, new and ongoing projects, product and service updates and upcoming deadlines. Issues are sent to all subscribers of the “Announce” listserv. ​

Save the Date: 2013 Annual Meeting and Directors' Meetings

The CARLI Annual Meeting will be held on November 1, 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Champaign. The sessions will feature research findings based on CARLI information or from CARLI libraries. 

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CARLI Seeking Research Presentations for the Annual Meeting

The CARLI Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, November 1, 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Champaign. 
 

CARLI News July 12, 2013

Read the CARLI News for the latest information on CARLI events, new and ongoing projects, product and service updates and upcoming deadlines. Issues are sent to all subscribers of the “Announce” listserv. 

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CARLI News May 30, 2013

Read the CARLI News for the latest information on CARLI events, new and ongoing projects, product and service updates and upcoming deadlines. Issues are sent to all subscribers of the “Announce” listserv. 

CARLI Board of Directors Election Results

The election and appointment process for new members of the CARLI Board of Directors has been completed. New Board members elected to 3-year terms beginning July 1, 2013 are Brian Beecher (Elgin Community College), Mary Case (University of Illinois at Chicago), and Scott Walter (DePaul University). Board members elected to one-year terms are Njambi Kamoche (William Rainey Harper College), and Patrick Dawson (Northern Illinois University). 

Register for RDA Training

Register now for CARLI’s hands-on RDA trainings for I-Share library original catalogers.  These one-day sessions will be offered at no charge, and will be repeated four times (twice in each of two locations):


CARLI is Seeking Volunteers to Serve on CARLI Committees

CARLI is seeking volunteers to serve on 10 new advisory committees, with terms beginning on July 1, 2013. At the direction of the Board of Directors, a new advisory committee structure has been created for FY 2014. All current working groups and users' groups will be discharged effective June 30, 2013. Members who are currently serving on CARLI working groups and users' groups and who have one or two years remaining on their terms will be transitioned to new committee assignments.

Board of Directors Election - Call for Nominations

CARLI is seeking nominations for candidates to fill seats on the CARLI Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is the governing authority of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois.
 

2012 Annual Meeting Presentations Available Online

The presentations and handouts from the 2012 CARLI Annual Meeting are now available.

Internet Archive Surpasses 3.5 Million Digital Texts Online

The Internet Archive now has over 3.5 million books online including over 6,700 items digitized for the Archive through the CARLI Book Digitization Initiative. More than 40 CARLI member institutions have contributed historical out-of-copyright works, government documents, materials in which their institutions own the copyright, or have partnered with local organizations to digitize materials. All texts are available for free to anyone with an Internet connection.

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