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The LIBRAS Annual Meeting is coming up on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, and all LIBRAS members are invited. This year the meeting is taking place at the Donnelley and Lee Library at Lake Forest College (555 North Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045). The meeting is from 9am—Noon.
The Spring 2018 Director's Meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2018 from 10am to 2pm at Kendall College in Chicago.
LIBRAS Archives SIG Social (Let’s Try This Again!)
Friday, February 23, 2018
1:30 -3:30 pm
Haven Hubbard Room, Oesterle Library, North Central College
Tour the Pritzker Military Library and learn about how libraries are serving their veteran populations on campus.
The Fall 2017 Director's Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 10am to 2pm at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights.
LIBRAS Technical Services SIG
Friday, December 1, 2017
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Rolfing Library, Trinity International University
Do you want to meet your fellow LIBRAS archivists? Here’s your chance!
LIBRAS Public Services SIG Event: ACRL Post-Conference Re-Cap
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Location: North Park University, Brandel Library, Helwig Conference Room
5114 N. Christiana Ave., Chicago, IL 60625
LIBRAS Technical Services SIG Event: Authentication Methods
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Location: Roosevelt University Library, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL
LIBRAS Archives SIG Event: Tour the National Archives at Chicago
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Location: National Archives at Chicago, 7358 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629-5898
Go behind the scenes at the National Archives at Chicago with this special tour.
LIBRAS Technical Services SIG Event:
Webinar - It Takes Two: Technical Services and Public Services Collaborations
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm (One hour webinar with informal discussion following - please arrive early to get settled before the webinar begins)
Location: Trinity International University
Are you looking for practical information and great ideas to help make your archives collections or program more visible during American Archives Month this October? Though fall semester seems far away, summer is a great time to start planning ahead for an exhibit, event, social media campaign, or other activities.
LibGuides have been a standard librarians’ tool to create course and research guides. The newly released version 2 will greatly enhance the functionality, aesthetics and usability of the guides. The transition to LibGuides v.2 will also require new approaches both from the librarians and administrators.
Join the LIBRAS Technical Services Special Interest Group on Friday, February 28th from 10am-3pm for a day of collaboration and sharing hosted by North Park University.
Interested in information literacy instruction via Learning Management Systems? Join your LIBRAS colleagues for an informative webinar workshop provided by the American Library Association, hosted at the Elmhurst College A.C. Buehler Library.
Please join your LIBRAS friends and colleagues at Molly Malone's for a bit of holiday cheer December 18th! At 6pm we will begin gathering for libations and victuals, or as Molly would have said, "a pint and some vittles."
7652 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
Confession: I love libraries and I love iPads. Maybe you share both those loves - and maybe you don't - but if you want to learn more about how libraries can use iPads and hear how other LIBRAS schools are already using them, please join us on the on September 20th for a special LIBRAS event.
Please note that registration for this event has now been closed due to space constraints. You may still put your name on the registration list and will be contacted if there are any cancellations. Anyone who signs up for the wait list will receive access to the conference recordings after the event.
Who’s working the Reference Desk at your Library? LIBRAS libraries are providing reference services in a variety of ways. In this event, we will share how these libraries are staffing their reference desks, explore what tools they are using and discuss various models of providing reference services. Panel members from Dominican University, Elmhurst College, North Central College and the...
The LIBRAS Collection Management SIG and Oesterle Library at North Central College invite you and your colleagues to join us for lunch, a webinar and lively discussion.
The deadline for submitting the application for Continuing Education funding is October 1, 2011. Please contact Ken Orenic should you have any questions.
Applications for the LIBRAS Research Grant are now being accepted. Please note: the deadline for application acceptance has been extended to September 15, 2011.