Sparks Podcast Episode 28: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Audio file: Video file: RAILS Executive Director Deirdre Brennan talks with Assistant Library Director Teri Campbell from Evanston Public Library, Preschool Outreach Librarian Emily Conradt from St. Charles Public Library District, and Community Engagement Manager Nancy Kim Phillips from Skokie...
Deirdre Brennan, Teri Campbell, Emily Conradt, and Nancy Kim Phillips.
News from RAILS

IMLS Funding: Continued Advocacy Efforts Required

House Appropriations Subcommittee Votes to Recommend Level Funding for FY2018 July 17, 2017 Since President Trump announced that he wanted to eliminate IMLS and federal funding for libraries in May, all of us have been communicating with our members of Congress about the value of libraries. Last...
U.S. Capitol

Acquisitions Librarian

Full Time
Special Library
Deadline Date: 
Monday, May 30, 2022
$87,791 - $139,534
Acquisitions Librarian ($87,791 - $139,534 annual salary) in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Georgia, or Seattle, Washington Ready to join an elite team of librarians? The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Center for Library Science (CLS) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of...

Director of Library and Archives

Full Time
Special Library
REPORTS TO: Director of IT POSITION SUMMARY: Manages the policies, strategic planning, and operations of the ULCC George N. Leighton Library's circulating collection of print materials, electronic resources, and library staff when applicable. Manages the policies, strategic planning, and operations...
News from RAILS

RAILS Welcomes Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center

Please join RAILS in welcoming our newest member, Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center Library . The Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center is an Illinois Department of Corrections facility. The main objective of the center is to "build valuable life skills and prepare offenders for reentry into...
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News from RAILS

RAILS Invites Libraries to Participate in the #CollectionChallenge

RAILS is inviting libraries to participate in a new social media challenge to share unique items in their collections. The #CollectionChallenge is a series of prompts intended to get libraries having fun and competing. Using Twitter and Instagram, libraries can share photos/videos of their items...


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