C&RL News – April 2020

April 9, 2020 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The April 2020 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Editor’s note: Production of the April issue was completed prior to the expansion of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Academic libraries and librarians are increasingly prioritizing outreach to vulnerable populations. In this issue’s Perspectives column, Clare […]

2020 ACRL Election Results

April 8, 2020 Megan Griffin 0

Julie Garrison, Dean of University Libraries at Western Michigan University, has been elected ACRL Vice-President/President-Elect. She will become president-elect in July 2020 and assume the presidency in July 2021 for a one-year term. Jessica Brangiel, Electronic Resources Management Librarian at Swarthmore College, and Toni Anaya, Interim Coordinator of User Experience […]

Jermaine Dennis

ACRL Member of the Week: Jermaine Dennis

April 6, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

As part of our celebration of Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, we’re featuring recent CUNY Queens College graduate Jermaine Dennis as your ACRL Member of the Week for April 6, 2020! Jermaine is a young adult librarian at the New York Public Library, a 2020 ALA Emerging Leader, and […]

Celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week!

April 6, 2020 Chase Ollis 0

April 6-10, 2020, is Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week. Started in 1993 by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students, the week seeks to “emphasize the contributions, impact, and value of graduate and professional students on campuses throughout the United States.” To celebrate our student members and all LIS students […]

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College & Research Libraries – April 2020

April 3, 2020 Dawn Mueller 0

The April 2020 special issue of College & Research Libraries, highlighting the projects of ACRL Academic Library Impact research grant recipients, is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and followC&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion. Note: The November 2013 issue was the […]

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We Are Here For You

April 2, 2020 ACRL Board of Directors 0

These are unprecedented times in academic and research libraries.  The COVID-19 pandemic has had an overwhelming effect on our workplaces and our lives, upending daily life and causing widespread fear and uncertainty.  We are all affected by this crisis, both personally and professionally and we hope that this finds you […]

Library Partnerships in International Liberal Arts Education

April 1, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Library Partnerships in International Liberal Arts Education: Building Relationships Across Cultural and Institutional Lines, edited by Jeff Hiroshi Gima and Kara Malenfant. This unique publication explores effective practices, collaborations, and ideas for the future being developed by librarians, library staff, and faculty at international, American-modeled […]

ACRL Presents – Quickly Implementing Accessibility Tools

March 30, 2020 Margot Conahan 0

Join us for a free ACRL Presents webcast, “Quickly Implementing Accessibility Tools,” at 1pm Central on Friday, April 3. (Convert additional time zones online.) Everyone is working and learning online right now. We need to ensure what we create and share is accessible to everyone. This presentation and Q&A, featuring speakers […]

Russel Peterson

ACRL Member of the Week: Russel Peterson

March 30, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Russel Peterson is a research and instructional services librarian at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Russel, a 2020 ALA Emerging Leader, has been a member of ACRL for 4 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for March 30, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: Attentive, enthusiastic, […]