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ACRL 2011 Registration Winner

March 25, 2009 David Free 0

In addition to their extensive work on Green initiatives at the recent ACRL 14th National Conference, the ACRL 2009 Conference Green Committee sponsored a drawing for free registration to the ACRL 15th National Conference to be held in Philadelphia from March 30 – April 2, 2011. The winner of the […]

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ACRL 2009 Video From AL Focus

March 25, 2009 David Free 0

The folks at American Libraries Focus put together this video overview of the recent ACRL 14th National Conference in Seattle. in which keynoter Sherman Alexie discusses a terminology conundrum, Mary K. Van Ullen explains the effect of cultural differences on teaching about plagiarism, Diane Dallis describes Indiana University’s planned research […]

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ACRL Podcast: Robin Chase Interview

March 18, 2009 David Free 3

Robin Chase, cofounder of ZipCar and current CEO of GoLoco, spoke with ACRL 2009 Green Committee member Kate Zoellner and C&RL News editor-in-chief David Free following her invited presentation at the ACRL 14th National Conference in Seattle. Time: 20:26 Click the play button below to listen to the podcast. [display_podcast] […]

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ACRL 2009 Images

March 12, 2009 David Free 0

Want to keep an eye on what’s happening at ACRL 2009 in Seattle? Images from the conference are available in the ACRL 2009 Flickr group and in the following slideshow. Join the group to add your photographs to the pool. And make sure to tag them acrl2009. Created with Admarket’s […]

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New ACRL 2009 Opening Keynote Speaker – Rushworth Kidder

March 11, 2009 David Free 0

Due to illness, Thursday’s opening keynote will be delivered by Rushworth Kidder. The session starts at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 12. Rush Kidder’s calling is to help people make better, more ethical decisions in ever aspect of life. Through his lively, compelling, real-life stories, he illustrates the fact that […]

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ACRL 2009 Scholarship Recipients Wanted!

March 10, 2009 David Free 0

Are you an ACRL 2009 Scholarship recipient? Would you like to submit a brief summary (about 200 words) of a conference event to add to the ACRL 2009 wrap-up article in C&RL News? If so, please respond via our online form before 5 p.m. Pacific on Wednesday, March 12. Thank […]

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ACRL 2009 Green Dining Map

March 6, 2009 David Free 0

Looking for a place to eat in Seattle? Check out this map of green dining options in Seattle based on the C&RL News green dining article. The map also includes the conference center and hotels for reference. Most placemarks contain links to the restaurant’s home page and to Google’s street […]

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One Week Until ACRL 2009

March 6, 2009 David Free 0

Heading to Seattle next week for the ACRL 14th National Conference? The conference wiki contains a wide variety of information about Seattle, including tips for exploring the city and cultural activities. For your reading pleasure, a series of C&RL News articles provide an introduction to the city, an overview of […]

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ACRL Podcast: Playing On “Practice Fields”

March 2, 2009 David Free 0

In this podcast, ACRL 14th National Conference Virtual Conference Committee Co-Chair Scott Walter talks with Craig Gibson about the contributed paper “Playing on ‘Practice Fields’: Creating a Research and Development Culture in Academic Libraries.” Gibson presents his paper in Seattle from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 13. Time: 12:35 Click […]

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ACRL Podcast: Gender, Generation, and Toxicity

February 19, 2009 David Free 2

In this podcast, ACRL 14th National Conference panelists Mollie Freier and Ann Campion Riley talk with Virtual Conference Committee Co-Chair Scott Walter about “Gender, Generation, and Toxicity: The Implications for Academic Librarians of Gender and Generational Attitudes Towards Competition and Workplace Behavior.” Freier and Riley will be joined by Terrence […]