The ACRL Women & Gender Studies Section is accepting nominations for two awards. WGSS awards are given annually to honor distinguished academic librarians who have made outstanding contributions to women and gender studies through accomplishments and service to the profession. The awards recognize those who have made long-standing contributions to the field during a career […]
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If you missed the Research Poster Session at the WGSS Membership Forum at Annual, or didn’t get to spend as much time as you would have liked looking at them, most of the posters are now available online at: http://libr.org/wgss/committees/research/postersession/index.html
The Women & Gender Studies Section Executive Committee would like to invite you to participate in a survey about your experience as a WGSS member. The information we gather from this survey will play a direct role in shaping the future of our section, so we hope you will consider taking the time to complete […]
Headed to Indianapolis for ACRL? Join the members of the Women & Gender Studies Section for an evening of food, drink, and good conversation! Thursday, April 11th 6:30-8:30pm Slippery Noodle Inn http://www.slipperynoodle.com/ We hope to see you there!
The Women & Gender Studies Section will hold its sixth annual Research Poster Session during our General Membership Meeting at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago on Saturday, June 29, 2013, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The forum seeks to provide an opportunity to present newly completed research or work in progress. Both beginning and established researchers […]
Midwinter 2013 (Seattle) WGSS Meetings to be held online: 2013 Midwinter WGSS committee meetings (including Executive) will be conducted online The WGSS sponsored discussion group, to be convened by Vice-Chair Heather Tompkins, will be the one WGSS Midwinter event held onsite in Seattle. We will have our usual face to face meetings, events and our […]
It’s time to recognize our colleagues and award their accomplishments! Read on for the criteria. Nomination forms are here: http://libr.org/wss/. Nominations are due 12/2/11 so get yours in now! Career Achievement in Women’s Studies Librarianship Award Nominees should have demonstrated significant achievements and contributions in one or more of the following areas: Service within the […]
Here is the 2012 Midwinter Meeting schedule (Dallas, 1/20-1/24), with room assignments. There will be an offsite social on Saturday night at 6pm, location tba. Thanks to Megan Griffin, our section name abbreviation is now updated to WGSS in the schedule!
At its Midwinter January 8, 2011, meeting in San Diego, the ACRL Board approved changing the name of the Women’s Studies Section to the Women & Gender Studies Section effective January 9, 2011.
In 2008, all ACRL sections voted to migrate existing Bylaws to a new set of guidelines called Governance Procedures. Although the governance procedures use similar language to the previous bylaws language, they are more flexible, easier to change, and meant as general principles rather than rules that are carved in stone that are difficult to […]