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ACRL 2019 Scholarship Applications Due October 5

September 20, 2018 Chase Ollis 0

The deadline to apply for ACRL 2019 scholarships is fast approaching! ACRL is offering approximately 150 scholarships worth more than $100,000 for the conference to be held April 10-13, 2019, in Cleveland. Scholarship applications are due on Friday, October 5, so don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity. Scholarships are available in the […]

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ACRL 2019 Conference Scholarship Donor: John P. Culshaw

September 19, 2018 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

ACRL is able to award scholarships to academic and research librarians and library staff to attend the ACRL 2019 Conference thanks to donors like John P. Culshaw. The association is strongly dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and the Scholarships Committee gives preference to applicants who are from diverse cultural/ethnic […]

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ACRL Announces Recipients of Sponsored Scholarships to OpenCon

September 18, 2018 Kara Malenfant 0

The ACRL Research and the Scholarly Environment Committee (ReSEC) is pleased to announce the selection of Debbie Feisst and Willa Liburd Tavernier as sponsored scholarship recipients to attend OpenCon 2018 in Toronto, Canada, November 2-4, 2018. Debbie Feisst is Public Services Librarian at the University of Alberta Libraries in Edmonton, […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Allan Scherlen

September 17, 2018 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Allan Scherlen is a social services librarian at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Allan has been a member of ACRL for ten years and is your ACRL member of the week for September 17, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Caring, humorous, scholarly. What are you reading (or listening to […]

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ACRL Seeks Nominations for 2019 Awards

September 13, 2018 Chase Ollis 0

Every year, ACRL celebrates the opportunity to honor the outstanding achievements of academic and research librarians across North America. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of ACRL’s awards, grants, and fellowships enables ACRL to honor the very best in academic librarianship. This year, ACRL once again seeks […]

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ACRL Supports Voter Registration

September 12, 2018 Karen Munro 0

Library workers understand the power of knowledge. We understand how important it is to recognize when we need information, know where and how to find it, and understand how to put it to use in the world. And we enthusiastically accept the duties and privileges of sharing these skills with […]

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Academic Libraries and the Academy

September 11, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of the two-volume Academic Libraries and the Academy: Strategies and Approaches to Demonstrate Your Value, Impact, and Return on Investment, edited by Marwin Britto and Kirsten Kinsley. Forty-two case studies are divided into two comprehensive volumes—from beginning assessment work through assessment activities that are more difficult […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Kim Pittman

September 10, 2018 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Kim Pittman is an information literacy & assessment librarian at the University of Minnesota Duluth in Duluth, Minnesota. Kim has been a member of ACRL for seven years and is your ACRL member of the week for September 10, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Creative, motivated, strategic. What are you […]

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ALA IFC Seeks Meeting Room Interpretation Draft Feedback

September 7, 2018 David Free 0

Editor’s note: The following is a guest post from ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC) Chair Julia Warga. In July 2018, the Intellectual Freedom Committee formed a working group that brought multiple voices and a broad range of perspectives together, including representatives from the diversity community, to revise “Meeting Rooms: An […]