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I serve as the Clinical Informationist for the University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Library. In this role I provide library resources to the UC Medical Center. I teach classes on library databases, citation management tools, and data collection software systems. …

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With the 2017 cohort IRDL has Scholars in 33 states!

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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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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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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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/.

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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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

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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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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