Yearly Archive: 2024

From Boring to High-Scoring: Creating Playful Learning Experiences with Games-Based Learning and Gamification

Free Online Presentation Wednesday, April 19, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM CST (US and Canada) Presented via Zoom Registration Link Have you wanted to implement games and gaming in your work in academic libraries, but have been unsure how to start? In this presentation, participants will dive into the emerging field of...

Trend Talks: Level Up Your Advocacy Tools

Free Online Presentation Wednesday, April 3, 2024 1:00-2:00 PM CST (US and Canada) Presented via Zoom Registration Link ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries and New Roles and Changing Landscapes goal-area committees are joining forces again to host the second in their series of Trend Talks. Panelists will share their success...

Instruction Strategies to Support Neurodivergent Students

Free Online Presentation Wednesday, March 20, 2024 1:00-2:00 PM CST (US and Canada) Presented via Zoom Registration Link Presenter: Jacqueline Frank, Instruction & Accessibility Librarian, Montana State University The ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee would like to invite you to register for our virtual event: ACRL IS-TM  Instruction Strategies to...

Generative AI Beyond ChatGPT (Video Replay)

This program will introduce several generative AI tools that librarians should know about related to research. After briefly defining generative AI, several AI will be discussed, including Perplexity, Ellicit, and Research Rabbit.

Information Privilege: Beyond the Individual and into the Collective

Over a decade ago, Char Booth coined the term “information privilege” and advocated for using the conceptual framework to further critical information literacy and open access. Information privilege critiques how access to information can be disparate, based on an individual’s privilege, and usually informed by one’s institutional affiliation, status, or social identity. The discourse on information privilege in Library and Information Science (LIS) has grown in recent years, with dozens of articles and conference presentations on the topic published in venues focused on critical information literacy, public services, scholarly communication, area studies, and health sciences over the last five years.

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ACRL ULS 2024 Election – Candidates

Voting in the 2024 ALA/ACRL election begins March 11, 2024, with members receiving an email announcement between March 11-12 containing voting instructions. Here are your ULS 2024 candidates: Vice-chair/Chair-elect: Member-at-Large: The 2024 ALA/ACRL election will close on April 3 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, and the results will be made...