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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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Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians

June 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Publications

ACRL announces the publication of Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians, written by Christopher V. Hollister of the University at Buffalo. The Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians is the most complete reference source available for librarians who need or desire to publish in the professional literature. The handbook addresses issues and requirements of scholarly […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited For RBM, PIL Editors

May 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Publications, RBM

ACRL is currently accepting applications, and nominations are invited, for the positions of editor of RBM, a biannual research journal covering issues pertaining to special collections libraries and cultural heritage institutions, and of Publications in Librarianship (PIL), an imprint of ACRL book publications. The RBM editor is appointed for a three-year term, which may be […]

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Keeping Up With…Digital Humanities

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off · Keeping Up With, Publications

ACRL is pleased to announce the launch of Keeping Up With…, an online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education. Each edition focuses on a single issue including an introduction to the topic and summaries of key points, including implications for academic libraries. The initial issue features a […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited For RBM, PIL Editors

April 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Publications, RBM

ACRL is currently accepting applications, and nominations are invited, for the positions of editor of RBM, a biannual research journal covering issues pertaining to special collections libraries and cultural heritage institutions, and of Publications in Librarianship (PIL), an imprint of ACRL book publications. The RBM editor is appointed for a three-year term, which may be […]

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“Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy”

March 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Information Literacy, Publications, Scholarly Communication

ACRL announces the publication of a new white paper, “Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: Creating Strategic Collaborations for a Changing Academic Environment,” written by a working group of leaders from many areas of the association. This white paper explores and articulates three intersections between scholarly communication and information literacy: economics of the distribution […]

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“Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication”

March 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Information Literacy, Publications, Scholarly Communication

ACRL announces the publication of Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication. Edited by Stephanie Davis-Kahl and Merinda Kaye Hensley, this volume forges a new path that crosses boundaries between two vital areas of librarianship. Davis-Kahl and Hensley explore how librarians at a variety of institutions can engage students and faculty […]

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