The ILA-ACRL Awards Committee is pleased to announce this year's winner of the ILA-ACRL Fall Conference Scholarship, Kate Thompson. Kate is a University of Alabama MLIS student and University of Iowa alum. Kate's award will be announced at the Thursday morning opening session of the ILA conference. Please welcome Kate to the conference and introduce yourself!
Annah Hackett joined the Grand View University Library as Campus Engagement and Instruction Librarian on the first day of fall semester classes, August 29, 2016. Annah is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison's iSchool where she served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, Head Student Librarian at Woodman Astronomy Library, an Assistant Tour Guide for the Wisconsin Historical Museum Education Department, and Circulation Desk Worker at the Ebling Library for the Health Sciences. She also completed a Learning and Information Literacy Instruction Practicum experience as part of her graduate studies, and served as President of UW Madison's ALA-Student Chapter.
Most recently, Annah comes to us from the University of Idaho where her work focused on instruction, reference, and serving as liaison to the International Studies and Political Science departments. Annah was instrumental in establishing, and also chairs, the Idaho Library Association's Intellectual Freedom Committee, and is a 2016 ALA Emerging Leader.
Annah says, "I am so excited to work closely with the students here! That is my favorite part about Grand View--that you get the opportunity to work one-on-one with students."
Submitted by andrew.welch on Tue, 09/13/2016 - 13:35
The Hawkeye Community College Library was pleasantly surprised to find it was featured on the cover of the September 2016 issue of Choice. The Hawkeye Library is the second Cedar Valley library to be featured in 2016; UNI’s Rod Library graced the cover in May 2016.
Submitted by andrew.welch on Fri, 09/09/2016 - 08:32
Loras College Library welcomed Jennifer Saulnier on June 13th. Jen is our new Instruction Services Librarian. She had all summer to get ready to jump into information literacy instruction this fall! She also created a great intro to the library and librarians, with the help of her fellow library staffers, to provide information to all of our first year students.