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ACRL Supports AHA Statement Condemning Polish Law Criminalizing Public Discussion of Polish Complicity in Nazi War Crimes

March 13, 2018 ACRL Board of Directors 0

At the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver, the ACRL Board of Directors signed on to an American Historical Association (AHA) statement condemning Polish law criminalizing public discussion of Polish complicity in Nazi war crimes. Issued in February 2018, the statement strongly condemns the bill drafted by the Polish legislature and […]

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ALA/ACRL Election Opens Today

March 12, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

Voting in the 2018 ALA/ACRL election opens today, March 12!  ALA members will receive an email announcement containing voting instructions. The polls close at 11:59 p.m. Central on April 4. Additional information on the election and candidates for ACRL and ALA office is available on the ACRL election webpage. We […]

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SJSU Seeks Self-Nominations for Blockchain Technology Forum

January 25, 2018 David Free 0

The San Jose State University (SJSU) School of Information (iSchool) has received an IMLS grant to investigate ways that blockchain technology can be used by libraries as a community anchor to partner with other organizations and to support city/community goals. Some suggestions for blockchain applications in libraries include building an enhanced […]

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ACRL WGSS 2018 Research Poster Session: Call for Proposals

January 10, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

The ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) invites proposals for the 2018 WGSS Research Poster Session, to be held as part of the ALA Annual Conference General Poster Session, located in the exhibits hall at the New Orleans Convention Center. WGSS has a dedicated time from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. […]

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Nominations Sought for ACRL Board of Directors

December 13, 2017 Megan Griffin 0

The ACRL Leadership Recruitment and Nominations Committee (LRNC) encourages members to nominate themselves or others to run for the position of ACRL vice-president/president-elect, director-at-large, and councilor in the 2019 elections.  The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2018. To nominate an individual or to self-nominate, please submit the online nomination […]

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Because It’s Giving Tuesday

November 28, 2017 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Today is Giving Tuesday, the annual 24-hour giving-palooza and we have some BIG NEWS to share! This Giving Tuesday, your gift of up to $1,000 to ACRL will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $10,000 per ALA unit and $100,000 overall. That’s right – your contribution will double its […]