On April 10, at 2 p.m., Professor Michael Stephens from the Dominican University Library School will be at the Loyola University Libraries to speak about Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 in his talk “The Hyperlinked Academic Library.” Stephens is a nationally known expert on social networking in libraries.
The Royal Society of Chemistry, the largest organization in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences, has reached an agreement with Portico to preserve its entire online journals collection of 26 titles. RSC Publishing is one of the world’s leading scientific publishers, offering an exceptional range of peer-reviewed journals, magazines, books, databases and publishing services to the chemical science community.
A Lecture Series: African American PeaceMakers As Agents for Change
This lecture series commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous Riverside Church speech on April 4, 1967, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” when he spoke out against the war in Vietnam.
UIC Forum @ corner of Halsted and Roosevelt, Room F
April 2 – 4, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
A 4 p.m. preview reception and viewing of the exhibition “African American PeaceMakers,” a partnership with the HistoryMakers organization, will precede each lecture at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted.
The Web Oversight Committee asks Web page authors to keep pages up to date. Make sure information is accurate (e.g., proofread and correct typographical errors), verify that all links are working, and that pages that are no longer relevant are archived. Notify the Committee when you add significant new content to existing pages, add new pages to the site, or archive pages so we can account for the changes as we design a new Web site.
The next library all-staff meeting will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2008, 9-10 a.m., Room 329 Cardinal Room SCE. A bus will provide pick-up and return for LHS Library staff.
June 5-7, 2008
Chicago State University
Sponsored by the CSU Leadership and Policy Institute; Library & Instruction Services (LIS2); and College of Education Graduate Program in Library, Information & Media Studies (LIMS). Underwritten by an Illinois State Grant.
Each year, Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White awards up to fifteen $7,500 scholarships to help pay for the education of students seeking their Masters of Library and Information Science degree. Please visist the Web site for complete information and applications.
The deadline to apply is May 1.
Information about Illinois Library Day, including details on the April 10 event in Springfield, is now available.
Portico is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with Edinburgh University Press to preserve its online collection of 30 journals. Edinburgh University Press, founded over 50 years ago, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Edinburgh, and has a reputation for publishing high-quality books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.
Join us for the seventh annual Information Literacy Summit, “Quality and Shared Responsibility,” in which we will explore the relationship between collaboration, sharing responsibility, the quality of instruction, and the learner’s success.
Register now. Only a few spaces remaining. Registration fee is $20 and includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch.