Author: IRDL

Map of IRDL Scholars

Here’s a map of the home institutions of the IRDL Scholars from the 2014 and 2015 cohorts.

SAGE Publications, a 2016 IRDL sponsor

Thanks to SAGE Publications, each of the 2016 IRDL Scholars will have personal copies of the following four books: Bernard, H.R. 2013. Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Fink, A. 2013. How to

The 2015 IRDL Scholars

Melissa Burel is the Catalog Librarian at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE). Her research interests include assessment, evidence-based decision making, innovative cataloging competencies, and the linked-data environment. Melissa has presented at the Southeastern Library Association Conference and the OLAC-MOUG Annual

Application submission deadline extended: February 14, 2015.

ALA snow storm, Superbowl weekend, there’s just too much going on to get your IRDL application submitted today. We understand. We’re extending the submission deadline to 10PM on February 14, 2015. Rest easy, spend the extra time making sure your

SAGE Publications, a 2015 IRDL sponsor

Thanks to SAGE Publications, each of the 2015 IRDL Scholars will have personal copies of the following four books: Bernard, H.R. 2013. Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Fink, A. 2013. How to

Advisory Board spotlight: Scott Walter

We are pleased to welcome our newest Advisory Board member, Scott Walter. Scott is the University Librarian at DePaul University and an adjunct member of the faculty of DePaul’s School of Public Service and of the San Jose State University

Did you know? IRDL is offered at no cost to the participants

The learning experience, travel to and from Los Angeles, CA, accommodations, and food will be supplied to Scholars free of charge. This is due to the structure of the grant we have received from the Institute of Museum and Library

Tweets from the 2014 IRDL

We’d love for you to follow along with us as we experience the first cohort of IRDL. To read the twitter stream about the Institute itself, take a look at https://storify.com/irdl/irdl-2014. The Scholars are learning and sharing research tips at

The 2014 IRDL Scholars

Frans Albarillo is a Reference and Instruction Librarian at Brooklyn College Library, and the subject specialist for Business, Sociology, and Linguistics. Frans holds and MLS in Library Science and an MA in Linguistics from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

We read ALL of them

There are eight people dedicated to crafting the first cohort of IRDL Scholars. We will be making final decisions very soon and hope to make the selection announcements next week. We have been so impressed by the depth of thought

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