Field Trip: Pritzker Military Library

We pride ourselves on our longstanding tradition of visiting cultural institutions, libraries, or archives who are making a difference everyday.  This year, we are delighted to announce the Pritzker Military Library, a winner of the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, as our destination at their brand new location (104 S. Michigan Ave) … More Field Trip: Pritzker Military Library

Remember the Past, Transform the Future

This morning, 40 librarians joined RLA CE Committee members for our annual fall field trip. This year, the group toured the recently opened Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, located in Skokie, IL. Besides being quite an impressive facility, the museum contains an incredible collection of artifacts, artwork, videos, and other materials that combine to … More Remember the Past, Transform the Future

Field Trip to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Each fall, the RLA CE Committee sponsors a field trip to a local library, museum, or archive. We’re happy to announce that this year’s field trip will take place at the new world-class Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, IL! The trip will consist of a tour of the museum itself and then … More Field Trip to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

The Old (Archives) and the New (IC) at Loyola

This morning, a group of librarians gathered at Loyola University’s beautiful lakefront campus for a tour of their new Information Commons, recognized as an impressive example of the national trend for academic libraries. Leslie Haas, director of the IC, kindly led the tour of the entire facility and I think it’s safe to say that … More The Old (Archives) and the New (IC) at Loyola

Field trips aren’t just for kids!

On Friday, October 3, join us for a visit to the much talked-about, technology-rich Information Commons at Loyola University! Leslie Haas, director of the IC, will be giving us a tour of this state-of-the-art facility that features sustainable architecture. Afterwards, we’ll also be touring the Women and Leadership Archives. It should be a very fun … More Field trips aren’t just for kids!