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Environmental Scan of OERs, MOOCs, and Libraries

March 4th, 2014 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL is pleased to announce the release of “Environmental Scan of OERs, MOOCs, and Libraries: What Effectiveness and Sustainability Means for Libraries’ Impact on Open Education,” a research report by Carmen Kazakoff-Lane. Kazakoff-Lane (Extension Librarian at the Brandon University John E. Robbins Library in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada) introduces and provides background on the open educational […]

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Virtually Embedded: The Librarian in an Online Environment

January 30th, 2014 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL announces the publication of Virtually Embedded: The Librarian in an Online Environment, edited by Elizabeth Leonard and Erin McCaffrey. The rise of online education at institutions of higher learning, together with the increasing cost of higher education, lead some to suggest that online (or distance) education will eventually become the dominant form of higher […]

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Interactive Open Educational Resources

January 15th, 2014 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL announces its sponsorship of the publication by Jossey-Bass of Interactive Open Educational Resources: A Guide to Finding, Choosing, and Using What’s Out There to Transform College Teaching by John D. Shank. Recent faculty surveys show that some of the most difficult challenges instructors face when teaching are motivating and engaging their students, while making […]

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Studying Students: A Second Look

December 17th, 2013 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL announces the publication of Studying Students: A Second Look, edited by Nancy Fried Foster. The book revisits the ground-breaking ethnographic work done by the University of Rochester’s River Campus Libraries and serves as a follow-up to the 2007 ACRL release Studying Students. Studying Students: A Second Look presents the results of further ethnographic projects […]

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2012 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

October 30th, 2013 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL announces the publication of 2012 Academic Library Trends and Statistics, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications. The three-volume set includes Associate of Arts institutions, Master’s Colleges and Universities/Baccalaureate Colleges, and Research/Doctoral-granting Institutions. The individual volumes for […]

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“The Greening of America’s Libraries” E-Book From ACRL and LLAMA

October 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) announce the publication of The Greening of America’s Libraries: LEEDing the Way. Written by Mary M. Carr and Steven L. Carr, United States Green Building Council (USGBC) trained and certified accredited LEED-AP professionals and librarians, this digital publication introduces librarians and design professionals to the information, […]

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New From ACRL: Designing Training

September 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL announces the publication of Designing Training by Melanie Hawks, the fifth entry in the ACRL Active Guides series. Focusing on the needs of the adult learner, Designing Training will help librarians and library staff plan training sessions for takeaway value, learner engagement and learning transfer. Hawks provides examples and exercises that demonstrate how to […]

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Twenty-First-Century Access Services: On the Front Line of Academic Librarianship

August 1st, 2013 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL announces the publication of Twenty-First-Century Access Services: On the Front Line of Academic Librarianship, edited by Michael J. Krasulski, Jr. and Trevor A. Dawes. The access services departments in academic libraries are literally and metaphorically at the front line of 21st century academic librarianship. In both tangible and intangible ways these departments, with their […]

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Finding a Public Voice: Using Barbara Fister as a Case Study

July 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL announces the publication of Finding a Public Voice: Using Barbara Fister as a Case Study, edited by Danielle Theiss and Diane Kovacs. This eclectic volume shares vivid examples of how academic librarians, inspired by the writings of noted library leader and blogger Barbara Fister, are engaging with others and blazing a leadership path for […]

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Academic Librarians of Color Research Survey

July 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Diversity, Publications

Note: Please consider participating in the survey described below for a chapter in a forthcoming ACRL book if appropriate. Are you a librarian of color? Do you work in an academic library in the United States? If so, please add your voice by filling out a questionnaire for a study on the self-perceptions of professional […]

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