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SCIL Election Results

Congratulations to our new Program Registrar, Kendall Hinesley, who will be serving under the leadership of Chair Zem Lee! Her position begins immediately. Thanks to all who ran for office, and to all who cast their votes!

Save The Date: SCIL Business Meeting Oct 28th

Please save the date for SCIL’s business meeting & networking lunch – Friday, October 28, 10:30am - 12:00 noon.

University of California, Riverside
Orbach Science Library, Room 240
900 University Avenue, Riverside CA 92521
Parking and Directions: See below

Friday, September 9, 10:30am - 12:00 noon

  • 10:30 am – Share & Learn
  • 11:00 am – Business Meeting
  • 12:00 am – Networking Lunch TBD

Please feel free to send any agenda items to Zem ( as well as topics that you’d like to discuss during the Share and Learn portion of the meeting.

Parking and Directions
The closest parking lots are Lot 10 or Lot 13. Parking dispensers located on Lot 10 and Lot 13 accept Visa, Master Card, or Discover. Lot 10 is a Pay-by-space lot, at $2.50/hour with a 2-hour maximum. Lot 13 visitor permits are $9.00/day before 4pm; you may pay at a parking kiosk or at the parking dispenser located on the lot.

The Campus Kiosk is located at the University Avenue entrance on W. Campus Drive. From the 60/215 freeways, exit at University Ave. and head east on University Ave. Make a right on West Campus Dr. The Campus Kiosk will be on the right before you reach the first stop sign.

The Canyon Crest kiosk is located at the Martin Luther King Blvd. entrance on Canyon Crest Drive. From the 60/215 freeways, exit at Martin Luther King Blvd. and head west on Martin Luther King Blvd. Make a right on Canyon Crest Drive. The Canyon Crest Kiosk will be on the right.

University of California Colleagues
Faculty/staff who work at another UC and pay for a long term (quarter or annual) parking permit issued from that campus may receive up to five days of complimentary parking each fiscal year at the Riverside campus. UC Colleagues can obtain a complimentary UCR parking permit by presenting their valid faculty or staff parking permit along with a photo identification at the Main Campus Kiosk.

For information about past events, visit our Events page.

About SCIL

The Southern California Instruction Librarians (SCIL -- pronounced "skill") interest group is dedicated to providing professional development and discussion opportunities focused on information literacy and instruction-related activities for library professionals from all types of institutions.

CARL is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities at all CARL-sponsored events. Please indicate your special needs or dietary requirements when registering or RSVPing to events. Requests for special accommodations must be received at least two weeks prior to the event.



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