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C&RL News – April 2014

April 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · C&RL News

The April 2014 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. In 2013, ALA launched a partnership with the Harwood Institute to help libraries “turn outward” and engage their communities through conversation to better align with community expectations. Nancy Kranich, Megan Lotts, and Gene Springs describe the Rutgers University Library’s experiences with the Harwood […]

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C&RL News – March 2014

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · C&RL News, Uncategorized

The March 2014 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Increased collaboration across campus units continues to be a trend at many institutions. The Northwest College Library in Powell, Wyoming, entered into collaboration with campus partners as the writing center and peer tutoring functions relocated to their building. Representatives from all three areas […]

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C&RL News – February 2014

February 4th, 2014 · Comments Off · C&RL News, Uncategorized

The February 2014 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. The doctrine of first sale is essential to the lending functions of libraries. The principle is much less clear when dealing with the lending of e-books, however. In this month’s Scholarly Communication column, “Last sale?,” Jennifer Jenkins examines the rights of libraries in the digital […]

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C&RL News – January 2014

January 7th, 2014 · Comments Off · C&RL News

The January 2014 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Many academic instruction librarians are experimenting with the flipped classroom model in information literacy sessions. Sarah Arnold-Garza takes a look at the effectiveness of flipped classrooms at Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library by sharing the results of their formal assessment instructions sessions in […]

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C&RL News December 2013

December 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · C&RL News

The December 2013 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. This month, ACRL President Trevor A. Dawes continues his focus on libraries and financial literacy education. For this issue, Dawes invited Adi Redzic, executive director of the financial literacy think tank iOme Challenge, to highlight the student perspective on why it is vital for […]

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C&RL News – November 2013

November 6th, 2013 · Comments Off · C&RL News

The November 2013 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, have been a ubiquitous topic of discussion in higher education circles this year. But what is their impact on academic libraries? In this month’s Scholarly Communication column, Kyle K. Courtney of Harvard University discusses ways libraries can […]

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C&RL News – October 2013

October 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · C&RL News

The October 2013 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. This month, ACRL President Trevor A. Dawes launches his presidential initiative focusing on financial literacy education with “Libraries, ACRL, and financial literacy,” the first installment of a series of articles on the topic. Watch for additional installments in future issues of the News […]

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C&RL News – September 2013

September 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · C&RL News

The September 2013 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. I hope that all of our readers had a good summer break and are returning to work recharged for the new academic year. This issue starts out with a look at RE:BOOK, a National Library Week contest at the Claremont Colleges Library that […]

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C&RL News – July/ August 2013

July 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · C&RL News

The July/ August 2013 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. With summer break (or term) in full swing, many libraries and librarians are also planning new events and approaches for the fall. This month we highlight a variety of types of programs that took cues from current pop culture memes to create […]

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C&RL News – June 2013

June 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off · C&RL News

The June 2013 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. As we near the close of another year of committee appointments and association activities. ACRL President Steven J. Bell takes a look back at his term in office in this issue’s New Thinking for Leadership column and discusses the abundance of grassroots leadership […]

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