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C&RL News – May 2014

May 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · C&RL News, Uncategorized

The May 2014 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Google Glass has been the topic of much discussion and debate in the media over the past several months. Char Booth and Dani Brecher discuss the pros and cons of this new technology along with the Claremont Colleges Library’s Glass lending and education […]

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Draft Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education Progressing; Signup for Online Forum April 4 or 17

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Members of ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force appreciate all the comments they’ve received so far on the first part of the initial draft of the association’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. They continue to make progress and are on track to release the second part of this initial […]

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Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teaching Track Applications

March 12th, 2014 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Applications for the ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks are due Friday, May 2, 2014. The Immersion Program allows you to embrace your educational role by embarking on a path of teacher development and pedagogical inquiry in a community of practice for academic librarians devoted to collaborative learning and individual renewal.  […]

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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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ACRL offering free webcast for Immersion Program applicants

October 31st, 2013 · Comments Off · Events, Information Literacy, Uncategorized

ACRL Immersion Program Webcast Wednesday, November 13 12:30 p.m. Pacific | 1:30 p.m. Mountain | 2:30 Central time | 3:30 p.m. Eastern (45 minutes) Are you interested in applying for the upcoming 2014 ACRL Immersion Program (Teacher and Program tracks)?  We invite you to join members of the ACRL Immersion Program Committee and Immersion alumni […]

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Library Copyright Alliance Applauds Introduction of Unlocking Technology Act

May 14th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

The Library Copyright Alliance (of which ACRL is a member) released the following statement (pdf) on May 13: The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) applauds the introduction in the US House of Representatives on May 9, 2013, of H.R. 1892, the Unlocking Technology Act of 2013, by Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Thomas Massie (R-KY), Anna Eshoo […]

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Save the Date: SPARC-ACRL Forum June 29 at ALA Annual Conference

April 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Understanding the Implications of Open Education: MOOCs and More The open access movement has focused on making scholarship freely available, expanding distribution while lowering barriers for re-use. The open educational resources movement has focused on making teaching and learning materials freely accessible and openly licensed. The skyrocketing rise in the popularity of MOOCs (Massive Open […]

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Deadline 12/14 – Apply to become a presenter for the ACRL “Standards for Libraries in Higher Education” workshop

December 12th, 2012 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

ACRL is accepting applications from prospective new presenters for the workshop “Planning, Assessing, and Communicating Library Impact: Putting the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education into Action.”  The day-long workshop is led by one or two expert presenters at locations across the country. The workshop curriculum is designed to support librarians in applying the Standards […]

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A Post-Hurricane Sandy Message From the ACRL Board

November 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

While Hurricane Sandy is no more, the same cannot be said of the devastation it leaves behind. For many academic librarians along the east coast, this powerful and destructive storm leaves in its wake significant damage. Reports from particularly hard hit areas in New Jersey and New York indicate that it will be weeks, and […]

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