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Summer II LIS Library Office Hours
Jun 14, 2013
Summer II LIS Library Office Hours at GSLIS to Begin

LIS Resources After Graduation
Apr 19, 2013
Graduating soon? Find out how long your library account lasts and what you can access in the future!

LIS Methods Roundtable
Apr 4, 2013
Interviews and Focus Groups: 4-5pm, Monday, April 15, LIS 126

New LIS Database Trial
Mar 12, 2013
The library has begun a trial for the new LIS database from EBSCO, Library and Information Science Source (LISS). This trial will run through April 20

Edible Books Event!
Mar 5, 2013
April 1, 2013 8th Annual Edible Books Festival

Inaugural LIS Methods Roundtable
Feb 25, 2013
Surveys: 4-5pm Monday, March 4, LIS 126

LIS Librarians' Office Hours
Jan 14, 2013
Spring 2013 LIS Office Hours start today in GSLIS and virtually via Blackboard Collaborate

Savvy Researcher Workshops
Oct 23, 2012
Still several weeks left of excellent workshops designed to explore topics relevant to the research process

Edible Books!
Mar 26, 2012
April 2 - 7th Annual Edible Book Festival

New workshop for GSLIS students
Mar 15, 2012
April 2, 5-6pm, 314 Main Library

Librarians' Office Hours
Mar 1, 2012
Expanded hours Sat 3/3 and Sun 3/4, plus every weekday

New statistical resources
Feb 21, 2012
UI Library acquires "ProQuest Statistical Datasets"

Savvy Researcher workshops
Feb 2, 2012
Workshops geared to graduate students, Spring 2012

New interface for Library Lit
Feb 2, 2012
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text is now on the EbscoHost platform

Best Practices for Fair Use
Jan 26, 2012
A new guide from ARL describes best practices for academic and research libraries in the use of copyrighted materials

Online RefWorks Workshop
Oct 14, 2011
Friday, Nov. 4, 12pm-1pm via Elluminate

Library seeks feedback
Oct 10, 2011
Library needs your input on its Strategic Plan

"A Great Library on the Prairie"
Sep 10, 2011
Read about the history, design and growth of the UI Library

Collection of web links for LIS
Sep 9, 2011
New content in the LIS Virtual Library!

Exhibits in RBML
Sep 7, 2011
The current exhibition in RBML, A to Z to ! (about alphabets and writing) ends Friday. A new one on the King James Bible opens on Sept. 14.

Libraries Closed Aug 12 (8am-1pm)
Aug 11, 2011
Libraries Closed Thurs Aug 12 (8am-1pm)

Online catalog downtime
Jul 6, 2011
5pm Friday, July 8, until 6am Monday, July 11

LibGuide on the Future of the Book
May 31, 2011
New research guide from the Undergraduate Library

New UI library virtual tour
May 3, 2011
Including videos that take you behind the scenes and back in time

UIUC Library Snapshot 2011
Apr 28, 2011
Facts and videos from Library Snapshot Day

It's Preservation Week!
Apr 22, 2011
April 24-30, 2011

Choose Privacy Week
Apr 21, 2011
May 1-7, 2011 - learn about online privacy and protect your own

New How-To Videos
Apr 18, 2011
Learn to find and use LIS information from these four new instructional videos

LIS journal prices increase - again
Apr 14, 2011
Library Journal releases its annual Periodical Price Survey

It's National Library Week
Apr 13, 2011
April 10-16,2011

E-resource access for graduates
Apr 6, 2011
Some suggstions for finding LIS literature online after you leave the UI

ALA versus Cluelessness
Apr 1, 2011
Breaking news from PC World on April 1

Zombies in the library!
Mar 31, 2011
McPherson College creates zombie comic to orient students to library research

Google Books settlement ruling
Mar 23, 2011
CIC and HathiTrust issue statements following Judge Chin's ruling

C&RL moves to full open access
Mar 22, 2011
With its May 2011 issue, College & Research Libraries will become completely open access

World Storytelling Day
Mar 16, 2011
Happening worldwide on March 20, 2011

Underground and Independent Comics
Mar 15, 2011
Feedback sought during trial period

Online RefWorks workshop
Mar 4, 2011
Wednesday, March 9, 4-5pm

Librarians' office hours
Mar 1, 2011
Expanded hours Sat 3/5 and Sun 3/6, plus every weekday

New CLIR series, "Ruminations"
Feb 17, 2011
Short research papers on managing change in the scholarly digital environment

Win $1000 for your book collection
Feb 16, 2011
Annual contest sponsored by Rare Book and Manuscript Library

"Save Our Libraries" campaign
Feb 7, 2011
Nation-wide protests in the UK aimed to keep libraries open

Lexis-Nexis demonstration
Feb 4, 2011
Learn to use Lexis-Nexis Statistical and Congressional

Library workshops for grad students
Feb 4, 2011
Savvy Reseacher workshops continue

ESSL turns 110!
Jan 21, 2011
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Education & Social Science Library

Tours of Main Library
Jan 19, 2011
January 25 and 26

LIS librarians - on site and online
Jan 19, 2011
Librarians's office hours resume for spring term

New LIS LibGuide
Jan 12, 2011
Resource guide for LIS530G - Legal Resources

ROI and Value Bibliography
Dec 21, 2010
Searchable database on the return of investment in libraries

Librarians office hours change
Nov 19, 2010
November 22-26 - fall break

New journal directory for LIS
Nov 15, 2010
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities

New eJournal from YALSA
Nov 15, 2010
Journal for Research on Libraries and Young Adults

LJ's top 10 books of 2010
Nov 9, 2010
An eclectic list of the year's best books

Online Refworks workshop
Oct 25, 2010
Nov. 3, 4-5, via Elluminate - Advance sign-up requested

Library Book Sale - Oct. 28
Oct 20, 2010
Thursday, October 28, 9-4, Main Library

It's American Archives Month!
Oct 16, 2010
If you haven't gotten acquainted with the UI's archives, now is the perfect time.

National Friends of Libraries Week
Oct 16, 2010
October 17-23, 2010

Answers to students' questions
Oct 15, 2010
You asked - we answered!

Librarian's office hours extended
Oct 13, 2010
Longer hours for LEEP on-campus session

Two new library directories
Oct 13, 2010
One current, one historical

Drowning in Data? Try RefWorks
Oct 4, 2010
Two workshop opportunities especially for GSLIS

Ebook use study
Oct 1, 2010
Open to UIUC faculty and graduate students only

Workshops on finding and using data
Sep 27, 2010
This week the Savvy Researcher workshop series focuses on data sources

Banned Books Week
Sep 22, 2010
The Undergraduate Library mounts a digital display of banned and challenged books

Data Purchase Pilot Program
Sep 22, 2010
Deadline for applications: October 15.

Main Library tour 9/16
Sep 15, 2010
...with an LIS flavor!

Savvy Researcher Workshops
Sep 3, 2010
Take advantage of Savvy Researcher workshop series

Workshop: Finding LIS articles
Aug 25, 2010
Wednesday, 9/8 - Learn how to use the major LIS databases

Library tours
Aug 17, 2010
Tours of Main Library with an LIS flavor

Librarian's office hours
Aug 17, 2010
Consult with the LIS librarians on-site at GSLIS

I-Share borrowing changes
Jul 30, 2010
Standardized loan periods and other policy updates

JELIS in JSTOR
Jul 16, 2010
Full digital backfile of the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science

Main Library Stacks cleanup
Jun 10, 2010
Library science books (020s) reshelved and shifted

Office hours - Summer II
Jun 10, 2010
The LIS Librarian's office hours resume at GSLIS

Changes to I-Share catalog
May 19, 2010
VuFind interface only starting June 1, 2010

LIS Tables of Contents
May 12, 2010
Sign up for Informed Librarian Online alerts

Webinars on information literacy
May 11, 2010
Professional development from LOEX and ACRL

Stress buster
May 7, 2010
Edible book photos

Information retrieval
Apr 28, 2010
Two ebook series with concise introductions to concepts and practices

CU-Edible Book Festival
Apr 5, 2010
April 6 - University YMCA

Library Gaming Career Night
Apr 5, 2010
April 18, 7-10, UGL

ELIS-3 now available online
Apr 2, 2010
Encylopedia of Library and Information Sciences, 3rd ed

UI library goes mobile
Mar 30, 2010
Beta version of mobile website

Weekend office hours
Mar 4, 2010
LIS Librarian holds office hours during LEEP weekend

Online LIS Librarian
Feb 22, 2010
Consult with the LIS Librarian via Elluminate

Savvy Researcher workshops
Feb 19, 2010
Learn about scholarly communication issues

Book collecting contests
Jan 26, 2010
RBML rewards student book collectors

Savvy Researcher workshops
Jan 25, 2010
Take advantage of Savvy Researcher workshop series

New Student Tours
Jan 22, 2010
Learn about Main Library, UGL, virtual library services

Librarian's office hours
Jan 20, 2010
Consult a librarian at GSLIS, Monday-Friday

Libraries closed Thursday morning
Jan 5, 2010
Libraries opening at 1pm on Jan. 7

Librarians' office hours
Nov 23, 2009
Librarian's office hours at GSLIS will resume after fall break

Library Science Film Night
Nov 5, 2009
Short films and popcorn on Tue, Nov 17

Scholarly communication events
Oct 27, 2009
A lecture by Kenneth Crews and several workshops, to mark Scholarly Communication & Open Access Week

Annual library book sale
Oct 27, 2009
The University Library’s annual book sale will take place Thursday, October 29.

RefWorks offered to New Alumni
Oct 9, 2009
RefWorks has added an alumni feature

It's Info Literacy Awareness Month!
Oct 2, 2009
Boost your information literacy with a workshop or video tutorial.

Test new article recommender
Sep 23, 2009
Through October 15, we're testing a cool new feature in the University Library's Discover service

Workshops on finding articles
Sep 16, 2009
This workshop will introduce the three major LIS journal indexes and will cover both basic and advanced search techniques.

Rollback of catalog software
Aug 12, 2009
CARLI is reverting to an earlier version of the Voyager software

Chronicle of Higher Education
Aug 11, 2009
Want to keep up with the latest news in the world of higher education?

Circulation desk remodelling
Jul 23, 2009
Tthe Main Stacks circulation desk is being remodelled this summer.

New Service Models report issued
Jul 22, 2009
Library New Service Models report submitted to Provost.

Website redesign
May 4, 2009
LIS Library website being redesigned as LIS subject portal