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ACRL Receives Travel Portland Twin Spire Award

March 25, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

The Travel Portland Board of Directors and Travel Portland staff have chosen ACRL to be a recipient of a 2016 Twin Spires Award for the ACRL 2015 Conference. The Twin Spires Award recognizes individuals, businesses or organizations for significant contribution to the promotion of convention business in Portland during the current […]

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ACRL 2015 Contest Winners

April 15, 2015 David Free 0

Congratulations to Traci Taylor, Systems/Reference Librarian at Bellingham Technical College, winner of a $200 Amazon gift card in our ACRL 2015 First Time Attendee Bingo Contest. Also, congratulations to Susan Kromrie, Reference Services Librarian/ University Archivist at Southwest Baptist University, who won free ACRL 2017 registration at our booth in Portland. Thanks to everyone who entered […]

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Reminder: Register for ScholCommCamp Unconference at ACRL 2015

February 20, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

It’s not too late to join the first-ever unconference sponsored by the ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication (ISC) to be held Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., in Portland, Oregon. This collaborative and informal experience is right for you if you have good knowledge of scholarly communication topics and […]

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ACRL 2015 Virtual Conference registration open

February 18, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

Registration is now open for the ACRL 2015 Virtual Conference, offered March 25-27, 2015 during the ACRL 2015 conference in Portland. The Virtual Conference provides an affordable opportunity to participate in conference activities online. For librarians with reduced support for professional development or travel, the Virtual Conference is a great […]

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ACRL 2015 Awards Record-Breaking 179 Scholarships

February 12, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL has awarded a record-breaking 179 scholarships for the ACRL 2015 conference. Scholarships were awarded in six categories, including early- and mid-career librarians, support staff and Spectrum Scholar travel grants, amounting to a total of $112,995. Funding for 75 of these scholarships (more than $56,000 in value) was raised through […]

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ACRL 2015 Early Bird Deadline Feb. 13!

February 10, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

The early bird registration deadline for ACRL 2015 is coming February 13! Take advantage of discounted registration fees and save $50 or more off advance rates. When you join your colleagues in Portland, you will stay at the forefront of the professional with ACRL 2015’s more than 300 carefully curated, […]

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Register for ScholCommCamp Unconference at ACRL 2015

December 4, 2014 Kara Malenfant 0

Join the first-ever unconference sponsored by the ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication (ISC) to be held Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., in Portland, Oregon. This collaborative and informal experience is right for you if you have good knowledge of scholarly communication topics and passion for library-led outreach on […]

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ACRL 2015 Ms. Marvel Contest Winner

November 24, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

Congratulations to Todd Vandenbark, aka Fireside Librarian, the winner of our ACRL 2015 Ms. Marvel poster contest. Todd will be enjoying hotel accommodations on us in Portland. Early-bird registration, along with housing information, is available on the conference website. Thanks to everyone who posted their Ms. Marvel pics!

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INTRODUCE A KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT ACRL 2015: Deadline November 21

November 11, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

We are looking for videos about why YOU should introduce one of the keynote speakers at the ACRL 2015 conference. Choose your favorite keynote speaker (G. Willow Wilson, Jad Abumrad, or Lawrence Lessig) and submit a video about why you would be the best choice to introduce that person. Are you a comic-book-crazed member […]

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Reminder: ACRL 2015 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE NOV. 7!

November 4, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

Scholarship applications to attend ACRL 2015 are due this Friday, November 7. ACRL is offering approximately 175 scholarships worth more than $110,000 for the conference to be held March 25 — 28, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. ACRL typically funds about 100 conference scholarships and this year initiated a new Kick Start the Future campaign in honor of the […]