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Draft ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Framework Feedback

March 21, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

The ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force was formed in 2017 with the goal of creating a new ACRL framework designed to address gaps between current scholarly evaluation practices and impactful scholarly activities within academic librarianship, including ways to evaluate and measure the impact of a wide range of […]

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Advocacy Alert: #FundLibraries 2020 Campaign

March 20, 2019 Kara Malenfant 0

The White House recently released its budget proposal for FY2020. Once again, the administration has proposed to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which provides approximately $189.3 million in direct funding to libraries through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). The proposal also cuts the Innovative […]

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Sign Up Now for Project Outcome for Academic Libraries

March 19, 2019 Sara Goek 0

Project Outcome for Academic Libraries is a FREE online toolkit designed to help libraries understand and share the impact of essential library programs and services. Based on the model developed by the Public Library Association (PLA), it provides standardized surveys, an easy-to-use process for measuring and analyzing outcomes, and the […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Ted Quiballo

March 18, 2019 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Ted Quiballo is a user support specialist associate and instructional technologies librarian at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Ted has been a member of ACRL for 3 years and is your ACRL member of the week for March 18, 2019. Describe yourself in three words: Engaging, facilitator, supportive. What are you reading […]

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Call for Proposals: C&RL Special Issue on Academic Library Impact

March 14, 2019 Sara Goek 0

ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries Committee is planning a special issue of College & Research Libraries (C&RL) around new research on the impact of academic libraries on student learning and success in higher education. We are particularly interested in articles on recent research that advances the six priority areas established […]

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ACRL Candidates on Ballots for IFLA Sections, 2019-2023

March 13, 2019 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL has nominated a number of members to serve on International Federation of Library and Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Section Committees for the term 2019-2023. The Academic and Research Libraries Section and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section have gone to ballot this year. If your institution is a member […]

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ACRL 2019 Conference Virtual Orientation, March 26 & 27

March 12, 2019 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Are you a first-time ACRL conference attendee? Curious about Cleveland? Haven’t been to an ACRL conference in years and wondering what is new? You’re invited to this special one-hour session! The ACRL Membership Committee is hosting two free online interactive orientation sessions to answer your questions about the ACRL conference […]

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ALA/ACRL Election Opens Today

March 11, 2019 Megan Griffin 0

Voting in the 2019 ALA/ACRL election opens today, March 11!  ALA members will receive an email announcement containing voting instructions. The polls close at 11:59 p.m. Central on April 3. Additional information on the election and candidates for ACRL and ALA office is available on the ACRL election page. We […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Natalie Ornat

March 11, 2019 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Natalie Ornat is a humanities librarian at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Natalie has been a member of ACRL for 2 years and is your ACRL member of the week for March 11, 2019. Describe yourself in three words: Optimistic, determined, curious. What are you reading (or listening […]