CARLI News

Register Now: 2022 CARLI Annual Meeting and Directors' Meeting

Please join us for the 2022 CARLI Annual Meeting to be held Friday, November 4 at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. We are excited about our keynote speaker, Victor Jones Jr.. 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, Jones 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. The afternoon will feature table talks to gather input about the CARLI Strategic Plan. Staff at all CARLI member libraries are encouraged to attend. The agenda and registration are available from the event page.

September 28, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

CARLI Welcomes New Staff

Please join CARLI in welcoming staff members, Martin Kong and Marisa Tolbert, who joined us in August. Martin, coming to us from Chicago State University is new to User Services and Marisa, from Lincoln College, is joining the E-Resources team. 

We are so excited to have them both!

August 31, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

If you'd like to talk with CARLI staff and your CARLI library colleagues about Alma Fulfillment and Automated Fulfillment Network workflows, known issues, and Q & A, join us online for fall sessions of “Let’s talk about Fulfillment (I mean Alma, not life’s purpose).”

Sessions are scheduled for every other week on Fridays at 2:00pm.

August 25, 2022
By: Ted Schwitzner

Congratulations to the CARLI Scholarship Recipients!

CARLI is pleased to announce that Brandi Castillo, Kankakee Community College; Abigail Johnson, Lake Forest College; and Nathan Thebarge, Trinity International University; have each received the $1,000 CARLI 2022–2023 Academic Year Scholarship.

The three recipients were selected based on their responses to a personal essay question regarding their professional goals and objectives in pursuing a library career that demonstrates a commitment to the profession, and the strength of their references.

July 27, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

2022 CARLI Annual Meeting and Directors' Meetings

Registration is open for the 2022 CARLI Annual Meeting to be held Friday, November 4 at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. Staff at any CARLI member library is invited to attend.

June 29, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

Illinois SCOERs Awards $494,000 in First Round Funding 

CARLI is pleased to announce Round One awards for the "Illinois SCOERs: Support for the Creation of Open Educational Resources" Subgrants, funded by the Open Textbooks Pilot Grant received from the Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) and the U.S. Department of Education. 

May 25, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

The election and appointment process for the new members of the CARLI Board of Directors is now complete. 
 
Directors elected to 3-year terms are: Stephanie Davis-Kahl (Illinois Wesleyan University), Dennis Krieb (Lewis and Clark Community College), and Pattie Piotrowski (University of Illinois Springfield)
 
Jo Cates from Columbia College Chicago will fill the vacancy left by Rebecca Donald for a two-year term starting July 1, 2022.
 

May 9, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

Volunteer for a CARLI Committee

CARLI is seeking volunteers to serve on advisory committees. The application period will close on May 4 at 5:00 p.m. Volunteers chosen will serve a three-year term, July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025. Faculty and staff members from all CARLI member libraries, with all levels of experience, are encouraged to apply.

April 27, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

CARLI is pleased to announce that Sarah Rebecca Velazquez Gaglio and Wardah Mohammed are the recipients of theBuilding Diversity Graduate Assistantships for the 2022/2023 academic year.

April 19, 2022
By: Margaret Chambers

Voting is now open for seats on the CARLI Board of Directors. Each of the CARLI constituencies—Community Colleges; Private Colleges and Universities; and Public Universities—will elect one new Board member for a three-year term (July 1, 2022–June 30, 2025). A Board member will also be elected to fill a mid-term opening in the private university constituency to a two-year term, July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024. 

April 14, 2022
By: Michelle Haake

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