Oct 28: Annual Book Sale

Annual Book Sale 2010 Poster It’s Time for the University Library’s
Annual Book Sale!

Materials will include books in a multitude of subject areas,
audiovisual materials, prints, and much more.

All proceeds help support the Library’s collections.

Date: Thursday, October 28
Time: 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (pre-sale line forms outside East Library entrance)
Location: Marshall Gallery , East Foyer of Main Library , 1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana

$3 Bag Sale begins at 3pm

For more information, please visit www.library.illinois.edu/booksale .

Do you have a story you’d like added to the Library News & Events? If so, please contact Heather Murphy ( hmurphy@illinois.edu ).

Prom and Schwartz SAA Fellows

Christopher Prom, assistant university archivist and associate professor of library administration, and Scott Schwartz, archivist for music and fine arts and adjunct professor, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, were inducted as Fellows of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) on August 13, 2010.  The distinction of Fellow is the highest honor bestowed on individuals by SAA and is awarded for outstanding contributions to the archives profession.

Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists is North America’s oldest and largest national archival professional association. SAA’s mission is to serve the educational and informational needs of more than 5,500 individual and institutional members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value.

For more information, please refer to the SAA news release at www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/CombinedRelease2010Final.pdf .

Do you have a story you’d like added to the Library News & Events? If so, please contact Heather Murphy ( hmurphy@illinois.edu ).

Apply for Data Purchase Program

The University Library is soliciting applications from faculty and graduate students who need to purchase numeric or spatial data for their research. Through a Data Purchase Pilot Program, funds will be awarded for such data purchases. The deadline is October 15, 2010.

Visit www.library.illinois.edu/datagis/purchase/description.html for more details, including a description of the pilot program and how to apply.

Do you have a story you’d like added to the Library News & Events? If so, please contact Heather Murphy ( hmurphy@illinois.edu ).

Savvy Researcher Schedule

The Savvy Researcher

Open workshops geared to graduate students in all disciplines.  View the Fall 2010 schedule here:
www.library.illinois.edu/learn/basics/workshops.html

Small Class Size * Hands-on * One-hour Sessions

The information experts are here to help you with improving your research skills on advanced research and information management topics including citation management, locating data sets, open access, finding grant funding, and much more!

For registration information, please visit www.library.illinois.edu/learn/ .

The Savvy Researcher is part of the suite of services offered by the Scholarly Commons .

Co-sponsored by the Graduate College .

Do you have a story you’d like added to the Library News & Events? If so, please contact Heather Murphy ( hmurphy@illinois.edu ).