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Tell ALA How Your Library Supports Democracy, Promotes Civic Engagement

July 10, 2018 David Free 0

The ALA Washington Office invites participation in a short survey to share the ways your library supports democracy and civic engagement in your community. To offer a bit of background, in 2000, ALA released a resource for librarians and elected leaders, highlighting numerous ways libraries were supporting democracy and civic engagement in their communities […]

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Keeping Up With… General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

June 19, 2018 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 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by Margaret Heller. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue will […]

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ArtsGuide: 2018 ALA Annual Conference – New Orleans

June 14, 2018 David Free 0

If you’re heading to ALA Annual next week, and you don’t mind braving the heat, New Orleans is a wonderful city for arts and culture. Check out the New Orleans ArtsGuide, created by the ACRL Arts Section for information about art, museums, music, and more. The map also includes the conference […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Christina Hilburger

June 4, 2018 David Free 0

Christina Hilburger is a student in the Master of Information Studies (MISt) program at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Christina first joined ACRL in 2017 and is your ACRL member of the week for May 28, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, passionate, dedicated. What are you reading (or […]

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Mary Jane Petrowski Receives 2018 UNC SILS Distinguished Alumni Award

May 18, 2018 David Free 0

Congratulations to ACRL Associate Director Mary Jane Petrowski on receiving the 2018 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award. The award was presented to Petrowski at the school’s 2018 Spring Convocation. Since 2002, Petrowski has been Associate Director at the ACRL, […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Brittany Paloma Fiedler

May 7, 2018 David Free 0

Brittany Paloma Fiedler is Teaching and Learning Librarian at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas University Libraries. Brittany first joined ACRL in 2017 and is your ACRL member of the week for May 7, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Adventurous, Excited, Kind. What are you reading (or listening to on your mobile device(s)? My most […]

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RCL Call for Peer Reviewers

April 26, 2018 David Free 0

Resources for College Libraries (RCL) and RCL: Career Resources, the Choice/ACRL bibliography of essential titles for teaching and research at four-year and two-year academic institutions, seeks experienced subject librarians and faculty to serve as peer reviewers. Reviewers are tasked with assessing the subject collection comprehensively, providing recommendations for editorial improvement […]

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ANSS Seeks American Anthropological Association Liaison

April 24, 2018 David Free 0

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications for the ACRL/ANSS Liaison to the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Liaisons serve a three-year term (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2021) and are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between AAA and ACRL; helping to form strong cross-organizational relationships; and […]