Monthly Archives: September 2007

2007 Nakata Lecture

Charles R. McClure will deliver the 27th Nakata Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 25. McClure is the Francis Eppes Professor of Information Studies and Director of the Information Use and Policy Institute in the College of Information at Florida State University. The lecture begins at 2 p.m. in the Cardinal Room, Student Center East. A reception follows.

Make an Appointment with Your Past program highlights the history of COM

The College of Medicine (COM) is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the founding of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, the precursor to the UIC College of Medicine, during its annual alumni reunion on Oct. 5. In the spirit of commemorating the past, the UIC Library is sponsoring a talk on the history of COM with two speakers. Make an Appointment with Your Past features Sidney J. Blair, M.D., and three University of Illinois College of Medicine Alumni–the Beck Brothers and Winton Solberg, Ph.D.–on The University of Illinois’ influence on the reformation of medical education from 1880-1920. This event will take place at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, in the Chicago Room of Student Center West.

For more information, contact Marguerite Zappa at 3-9403.

Reminder: ALA bundle registration deadline is Sept. 30

Those interested in taking advantage of the bundle registration discount that ALA is offering for the Midwinter and Annual meetings 2008, registration and payment must be completed before Sept. 30.

Faculty and academic staff who plan to attend, have received FDAC approval and would like to apply the discount must visit the Business Office on or before Friday, Sept. 28.

CLIR Grants Available for Frye Institute

The Frye Leadership Institute is an intensive, two-week residential program that offers participants the opportunity to explore and analyze the leadership challenges stemming from the changing context and complexity of higher education. This year’s program at Emory University (June 1- 12,) will pay special attention to the implications of the growing power of information technology to transform the means of research, teaching, and scholarly communication. The Council on Library and Information Resources and the Andrew W. Mellon Liberal Arts College Scholarship Program offer scholarship assistance to attendees.