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ACRL Signs Letter Opposing Alaska Higher Education Funding Cuts

March 6, 2019 David Free 0

On March 4, 2019, ACRL joined a number of professional societies representing tens of thousands of faculty members and students from humanistic and social scientific disciplines in signing a letter expressing deep concern about Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed funding cuts for higher education. The letter calls on Governor Dunleavy to reconsider […]

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CopyTalk: Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc. with Kenneth D. Crews

February 28, 2019 David Free 0

Join the ALA Copyright, Legislation, Education and Advocacy Network (CLEAN) for a free CopyTalk webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, March 7.  Kenneth D. Crews will discuss his favorite fair use court case – Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., 510 U.S. 569 (1994), a.k.a. the “Pretty Woman case.” The Supreme Court was […]

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Keeping Up With… Implicit Bias

February 21, 2019 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available. This month’s issue features a discussion of Implicit Bias by Tarica LaBossiere, Endia Paige, and Beau Steenken. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and […]

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Webinar: Help Design The 21st Century ALA

February 12, 2019 David Free 0

Please join the ALA Steering Committee on Organizational Effectiveness (SCOE) on February 15 for a virtual version of the presentations at the recent ALA Midwinter Meeting. SCOE Chair Lessa Kanani’opua Pelayo-Lozada and Tecker International Consultant Jim Meffert will provide an update on the work of the Committee along with some potential […]

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CopyTalk: Exciting Ways to Celebrate Fair Use Week

February 1, 2019 David Free 0

Join the ALA Copyright, Legislation, Education and Advocacy Network (CLEAN) for a free CopyTalk webinar, Exciting Ways to Celebrate Fair Use Week, at 2 p.m. Eastern on February 7, 2019. The webinar will help you prepare to celebrate Fair Use Week, coming up February 25 – March 1. Four CLEAN members […]

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ACRL 2019 Early Bird Deadline February 8!

January 18, 2019 David Free 0

The early bird registration deadline for ACRL 2019 is coming February 8! Take advantage of discounted registration fees and save $70 or more off advance rates. ACRL 2019 features more than 500 programs carefully selected and presented by leaders in the profession offering insights and inspiration to enhance your library’s programs and services. […]

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Keeping Up With… Antitrust and Competition Law

January 17, 2019 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available. This month’s issue features a discussion of Antitrust and Competition Law by Ana Enriquez . Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue […]