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The IMLS grant that supports IRDL

If you have wondered how IRDL is made possible, it is through a federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The grant awarded to Loyola Marymount University for IRDL is a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian

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The 2017 IRDL Scholars

Julie Adamo is a research and instruction librarian and an instructional technologist at Mount Holyoke College where she also serves as liaison to the departments of Anthropology, Africana Studies, Gender Studies, and Religion. Previously, she was a National Library of

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Key words of the 2017 IRDL applications

One of the things we enjoy about reading all the IRDL applications is that we get to keep a finger on the pulse of the current research interests of academic librarians around the United States. When an applicant submits their

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2017 IRDL call for applications

We will be accepting applications from December 1, 2016 to January 13, 2017. Scholars accepted to the Institute will be notified in early March 2017. Application information may be found at http://irdlonline.org/call-for-proposals/institute-overview/.

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IRDL is changing

Are you thinking about applying for IRDL in 2017? There are a couple changes to the program you need to know about: 1. The summer workshop will now be one week long. When we think about sustainability of a model

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SAGE highlights the experiences of the 2016 IRDL Scholars

In a recent blog post at the SAGE Publishing’s Connection website they have highlighted the experiences of 10 of the 2016 IRDL Scholars, to identify what their big takeaways have been so far. Read the post at this URL: http://connection.sagepub.com/blog/sage-connection/2016/10/14/10-librarians-on-their-experience-at-a-research-design-institute

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LMU receives IMLS grant to continue IRDL

We are pleased to have been awarded a 2016 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Continuing Education grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (the award announcement is at this URL: https://www.imls.gov/grants/awarded/re-40-16-0120-16). With this new grant we will

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IRDL Scholars Respond to Orlando, Part 4

I woke up to a barrage of Tweets about Orlando. It took me a few seconds to figure out why. Once I did, my first thought was, “Oh no. Not again.” Every mass shooting takes me right back to December

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IRDL Scholars Respond to Orlando, Part 3

When we say your names, it will be loud and clear as a bell. There will be no wavering in our voices, for they will be steady and distinct. We do so in your honor and memory. We will grieve

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IRDL Scholars Respond to Orlando, Part 2

“So when you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it in the eye and think, ‘The good outnumber you, and we always will.’” (Patton Oswalt) One of the traits

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