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ANSS Seeks American Anthropological Association Liaison

April 24, 2018 David Free 0

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications for the ACRL/ANSS Liaison to the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Liaisons serve a three-year term (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2021) and are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between AAA and ACRL; helping to form strong cross-organizational relationships; and […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Mea Warren

April 23, 2018 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Mea Warren is Natural Sciences and Mathematics Librarian at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. Mea first joined ACRL in 2015 and is your ACRL member of the week for April 23, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Excited, encouraging, emerging. What are you reading (or listening to on your mobile […]

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Keeping Up With… Research Data Management

April 19, 2018 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available. This month’s issue features a discussion of Research Data Management by Cathryn F. Miller, Rebekah S. Miller, and Gesina A. Phillips. Keeping Up With… is available on the […]

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ACRL Sets 2018 Legislative Agenda

April 18, 2018 Allison Payne 0

Each year, the ACRL Government Relations Committee, in consultation with the ACRL Board of Directors and staff, formulates an ACRL Legislative Agenda. Drafted with input from key ACRL committees, ACRL leaders, and the ALA Washington Office, the ACRL Legislative Agenda is prioritized and focuses on issues at the national level affecting […]

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IFLA Committee Applications Due May 4

April 17, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

Would you like to represent ALA on an International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committee? The biennial appointment process to represent ALA on relevant IFLA standing committees is currently underway for terms running from 2019 through 2023. The ACRL Board of Directors endorses candidates for election […]

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ACRL 2019 Conference Proposals Due May 4

April 17, 2018 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL 2019 contributed paper, panel session, preconference, and workshop proposals are due May 4, 2018.  Submit proposals via the online form available on the conference website. Learn about the overall process, see examples of successful proposals, and discover ways to strengthen your proposal submission in this webcast featuring members of the ACRL […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Samantha Schmehl Hines

April 16, 2018 Sophie Skinner 0

Samantha Schmehl Hines is associate dean of instructional resources at Peninsula College in Port Angeles, WA. Samantha first joined ACRL in 2003 and is your ACRL member of the week for April 16, 2018. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, tenacious, thoughtful. 2. What are you reading (or listening to […]

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2018 ACRL Election Results

April 11, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

Karen Munro, associate dean of libraries, learning, and research services at Simon Fraser University, has been elected ACRL vice-president/president-elect. She will become president-elect following the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, and assume the presidency in July 2019 for a one-year term. Faye A. Chadwell, Donald and Delpha Campbell University […]

Jenny Yap

Member of the Week: Jenny Yap

April 9, 2018 Sophie Skinner 0

Jenny Yap is a librarian at Berkeley City College in Berkeley, CA. Jenny first joined ACRL in 2015 and is your ACRL member of the week for April 9, 2018. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, practical, gnarly. 2. What are you reading (or listening to on your mobile device)? I’ve […]

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WGSS Seeks National Women’s Studies Association Liaison

April 6, 2018 Allison Payne 0

The ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021) as the ACRL Liaison to the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA). Liaisons are responsible for outreach and communication between NWSA and ACRL to form strong relationships […]