CARLI News

CARLI is pleased to announce three recipients of the 2021 CARLI Scholarship: Jacqueline Mann, Loyola University Chicago; Abigail Mastin, University of St. Francis; and Kate Swope, Northern Illinois University. The CARLI Scholarship, awarded for the first time in 2020, provides financial assistance to current employees of CARLI Governing Member Libraries pursuing graduate studies leading to a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Each recipient will receive a $1,000 CARLI Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

July 22, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

The University System Office seeks an Open Illinois Senior Coordinator to, under administrative direction, work closely with the CARLI Senior Director and CARLI member library staff to identify, create, adapt, and adopt open and affordable course content at the course and program level to accommodate the evolving learning, teaching, and research needs of the diverse CARLI community. The position will coordinate the sub-grant program to member libraries.

July 14, 2021
By: Margaret Chambers

As a result of shutdowns related to COVID-19, The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has granted CARLI a one-year, no-cost extension to the CARLI Counts award. This extension means that CARLI can offer an additional cohort (the program was originally slated to include two cohorts). Cohort 3 will meet exclusively via Zoom, with team presentations at the 2022 CARLI Annual Meeting (tentatively planned as an in-person event).

July 7, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

University of Illinois System/CARLI Awarded $1 Million Open Textbook Pilot Grant

The University of Illinois System/CARLI has been awarded a 3-year $1.08 million from the U.S. Department of Education's Open Textbooks Pilot Program – a competitive grant program based on US Senate Majority Whip and Illinois Senator Richard Durbin's Affordable College Textbook Act The grant will fund Illinois SCOERs (Support for Creation of Open Educational Resources), a program that will provide access to open textbooks and personalized learning tools for entry-level courses in high-demand health care and human development career paths. 

June 30, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

The University of Illinois System/CARLI has been awarded a 3-year $1.08 million from the US Department of Education’s Open Textbooks Pilot Program–a competitive grant program based on US Senate Majority Whip and Illinois Senator Richard Durbin’s

June 10, 2021
By: Margaret Chambers

2021 CARLI Board of Directors Election

The election and appointment process for new members of the CARLI Board of Directors is now complete. 
 
Directors elected to 3-year terms are: Rebecca Donald (Trinity International University), Dallas Long (Illinois State University), and Shannon Pohrte (Elgin Community College). 
 
Directors appointed to one-year terms are: Marianne Ryan (Loyola University), Sharon Silverman (City Colleges of Chicago), and John Pollitz (Southern Illinois University).
 

May 26, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

The election and appointment process for new members of the CARLI Board of Directors is now complete. 
 
Directors elected to 3-year terms are: Rebecca Donald (Trinity International University), Dallas Long (Illinois State University), and Shannon Pohrte (Elgin Community College). 
 
Directors appointed to one-year terms are: Marianne Ryan (Loyola University), Sharon Silverman (City Colleges of Chicago), and John Pollitz (Southern Illinois University.
 
All newly elected and appointed terms will begin July 1, 2021.

May 17, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

Congratulations to the CARLI I-Share Migration Team!

We are pleased to share with you that the CARLI I-Share Migration Team has been selected as the 2021 Distinguished Employee Leadership and Team Award (DELTA) recipient by the University of Illinois System. This annual award recognizes University of Illinois System office employees for their exceptional accomplishments, service and dedication. Please join us in congratulating them on this well-deserved award! 

April 28, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

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, 2021–June 30, 2024).

April 12, 2021
By: Michelle Haake

As of approx. 6pm on Thursday, 4/8, the CARLI Support email address (support@carli.illinois.edu) is down.
Emails sent to support will be automatically rejected until the issue is resolved.

Update: The issue was resolved approximately 9:30pm on Thursday, 4/8.
Please re-send any emails you had attempted during the down time. Thanks!

April 8, 2021
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