Call for ILA/ACRL Awards Submissions

Happy March 1st! The ILA/ACRL Awards Committee is accepting submissions for the ILA/ACRL Research Award and the ILA/ACRL Mary Hammond Iber Spring Conference Scholarship. 

The ILA/ACRL Research Award is a $500 grant to be awarded to an ILA/ACRL member for a presented or published scholarly work. 

Submit your work or nominate a colleague for the ILA/ACRL Research Award

 

The ILA/ACRL Mary Hammond Iber Spring Conference Scholarship honors Mary Hammond Iber as an exceptional librarian, mentor, and friend as well as her commitment to continuous learning and growth. The scholarship will help fund attendance for one individual at the Iowa ACRL and IPAL Joint Spring Conference, May 29-30 at Iowa State University. 

Apply for the ILA/ACRL Mary Hammond Iber Spring Conference Scholarship

 

February Professional Development Opportunities

Welcome to the 2024 edition of your monthly professional development opportunities! With the exception of February, you can typically expect these emails around the start of the month.

If you know of webinars, classes, conferences, publishing opportunities, etc. that would be of interest to fellow Iowa library folks, please pass it along to one of us on the ILA/ACRL Professional Development Committee. 

Sarah Slaughter
Laura Kerr
Liz Riordan
Sarah Voels

Free Opportunities

Choice-ACRL

News Literacy Project

NNLM (selected) 

OCLC (selected)

On-demand webinars

Paid Opportunities

Upcoming Conferences

ILA/ACRL Communications Survey – Deadline March 8th

ILA/ACRL wants to find out how you gather information so we can improve communication with our members. Your responses will help us figure out if we are using the right communication channels to effectively connect with you.
 
Please complete this brief survey by Friday, March 8, 2024
Posted on behalf of the ILA/ACRL Electronic Communications Committee [Ellen Neuhaus (chair), Eleanor Ball, Claire Bowling, and Bobbi Newman]

Save the Date for Spring 2024 Townhalls!

Join us for the next ILA/ACRL Town Hall Meeting next Wednesday, February 14, 2024, from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m. to catch up with your colleagues across the state. Mark your calendars for our upcoming meetings!

Check your email for the Zoom link and more details!
Town Hall Meeting, Wednesday, February 14, 2024, from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m., Topic: Informal Conversations
Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, March 21, 2024, from 1:00 to 1:50 p.m., Topic: TBD
Town Hall Meeting, Wednesday, April 10, 2024, from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m., Topic: TBD
Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, May 9, 2024, from 1:00 to 1:50 p.m., Topic: TBD

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