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ACRL announces new presenters for workshop “Scholarly Communications: From Understanding to Engagement”

June 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

The ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Amy Buckland, Jenny Oleen, and Jaron Porciello as the newest presenters for the workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement,” which is offered to institutions across the country on an ongoing basis. Amy, Jenny, and Jaron join the team of experienced […]

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SPARC and ACRL Announce Speakers for 2014 Forum in Las Vegas, NV

May 29th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Scholarly Communication

Please join SPARC and ACRL for a joint forum during the ALA Annual Conference on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 3:00-4:30pm on the topic of “Evaluating the Quality of Open Access Content.” The program will take place at Bally’s Las Vegas – Skyview 5. Our community has worked hard to make a growing number of resources open, from journal articles, […]

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Closing the Loop: Evaluating Your Key Scholarly Communication Programs and Services

May 28th, 2014 · Comments Off · Events, Scholarly Communication

Many libraries have been operating scholarly communication programs or providing scholarly communication services for several years. We have identified what is important to our communities. We have thought strategically about what services we might best offer. We have discussed how we might organize ourselves to deliver those services. How can we maximize the impact of […]

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Call Legislators to Support Access to Federally Funded Research; FIRST Act Scheduled for Mark-up Today

May 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Advocacy, Scholarly Communication

From our colleagues at the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), an important action alert about access to federally funded research, the top issue on ACRL’s 2014 legislative agenda: The Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology Act of 2014, the FIRST Act, is scheduled to be marked-up in the House Committee on Science, […]

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Scholarly Communication Workshop Presenter Deadline Extended to April 29

April 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

The deadline to apply to be a new presenter for the ACRL workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” has been extended to 5 p.m. Central on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. The day-long workshop, now in its sixth year, is led by two expert presenters at locations across the country. The dynamic and evolving workshop is updated each […]

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Reminder: April 22 Deadline to Apply to Become Presenter for ACRL Scholarly Communication workshop

April 15th, 2014 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

ACRL is accepting applications from prospective new presenters for the workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement.” The day-long workshop, now in its sixth year, is led by two expert presenters at locations across the country. The workshop content is updated each year to meet the evolving needs of the community. In 2014, the sections […]

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ACRL Continues Opposition to Section 303 of FIRST Act, Restricting Public Acces

March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off · Advocacy, Scholarly Communication

ACRL joined 15 other national and regional library, publishing, funding and advocacy organizations in a letter to the House Science Committee expressing strong opposition over the language contained in Section 303 of the ‘Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology Act of 2014’ (FIRST Act). The language in Section 303 of the FIRST Act calls […]

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Apply to become a presenter for the ACRL workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement”

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

ACRL is accepting applications from prospective new presenters for the workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement.” The day-long workshop, now in its sixth year, is led by two expert presenters at locations across the country. The workshop content is updated each year to meet the evolving needs of the community. In 2014, the sections […]

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ACRL Scholarly Communication Workshop Hosts Announced

March 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Scholarly Communication

The ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee has selected five sites from 14 applications to host the workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” as road show events this spring and summer. Recognizing that scholarly communication issues are central to the work of all academic librarians and all types of institutions, ACRL is underwriting the […]

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Federal Spending Legislation Supports Open Access to Research

January 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Advocacy, Scholarly Communication

From the ALA Washington Office: Last week, President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill funding the federal government through September 30, 2014. It has made important progress in allowing tax-payer funded research to be freely accessible in a digital environment. The federal agencies under the Labor, Health and Human Services, and […]

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