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ACRL Comments on AAUP report Academic Freedom and Electronic Communications

January 14th, 2014 · Comments Off · Higher Education, Scholarly Communication

On Friday, January 10, ACRL submitted comments to the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) on its updated draft report Academic Freedom and Electronic Communications. ACRL suggested that the draft report can be strengthened in two important areas: by addressing author options to retain their rights under copyright when publishing and the importance of fair […]

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ACRL Offering Webcast on MOOCs

May 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · eLearning, Higher Education

Join us for the ACRL e-Learning webcast, “Goodbye Cybrarians, Hello Moocbrarians: Envisioning the Role of Librarians in Massive Online Open Courses,” to be offered Wednesday, May 22 (1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Central). Technology is enabling higher education to change more in the next ten years than it has in the past hundred. Massive Open Online […]

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Libraries Can Increase Minority Student Engagement in Science and Technology

December 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Advocacy, Higher Education

From the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch Blog: Libraries are logical, obvious partners & collaborators for increasing minority student engagement in science and technology Last Friday, I participated in a policy roundtable on “Leveraging Community Colleges for Minority Student STEM Engagement” organized by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and hosted at Microsoft’s […]

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ACRL Article in Newsletter of New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability

December 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Higher Education, Information Literacy, Value of Academic Libraries

The Association of College Research Libraries was invited by the New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability to author an article for their December e-newsletter. The article “Exploring the Contributions of the Academic Library to Student Learning” – written by Joyce L. Ogburn, president of ACRL, dean, J. Willard Marriott Library and university librarian, […]

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ALS/ IPEDS Survey Reintegration Comments

September 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Higher Education, Value of Academic Libraries

The process is underway to reintegrate the Academic Library Survey (ALS) into the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) survey, starting with the 2013 data collection year. Initial discussions were held in New Orleans at the annual meeting of the Academic Library Survey Advisory Committee meeting. Tom Weko, Associate Commissioner, Postsecondary Studies Division, National Center […]

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