Welcome to ILF!
Welcome to the Indiana Library Federation, one of the largest library associations in the United States and holds one of the largest state library conventions in the country. The mission of ILF is to foster the professional growth of its members and to promote all types of libraries in Indiana. Your membership is essential to our success in advocating for libraries. There are many benefits to ILF membership, including important networking opportunities, supportive work on behalf of libraries in the legislative arena, ability to receive reduced rates to ILF's outstanding conferences which provide valuable continuing education credits and more. [In the past year, 270 hours of continuing education credits were made available.]
If you are not a member, we hope that you will peruse our website and talk with members to learn more about ILF. Please consider joining and adding your voice in support of libraries in Indiana. Questions? E-mail email@example.com.
Why Should I Join ILF?
NEWS & UPDATES
Indiana Libraries Call for Papers: Social Justice in Libraries
This issue of Indiana Libraries (to be published in spring of 2016) will explore what great libraries and librarians are questioning, planning and providing in the name of social justice.
· Digital divide
· Questioning library neutrality
· Enabling access
· Critical librarianship
· Inclusive library practices and collections
· Social justice and library education
· libraries as agencies of social change
· giving voice to library users through the creation of information products
· civic engagement
· serving underprivileged communities
Article proposals should be submitted through the Indiana Libraries site at http://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/IndianaLibraries/information/authors. If you have not already registered you will need to do so. Otherwise, simply log in and submit. General information about Indiana Libraries and instructions to authors can be found on the Publications web page. Submissions must follow editorial guidelines.
- 2016 Library Information and Technology Division (LITD) Conference registration is open! The LITD Conference will be held at the Avon-Washington Township Public Library on March 11. Registration Rates are $5 for members and $67 for non-members. Click here to register today!
Book Expo America: May 11-13, 2016
ILF Members will receive $20 off a 3-day pass. Contact Megan Zanto at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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Sen. Beverly Gard's Message to Library Directors and Trustees
Libraries in the Internet Age: More Relevant than Ever! - video
Check out this great new one-minute video on the "Value of Indiana Libraries" : http://youtu.be/FUO6UmuenA4//