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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 […]

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Choice 2018 Outstanding Academic Titles

January 11, 2019 David Free 0

Each January, Choice publishes its Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) list. This prestigious list reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choice during the previous calendar year. This year’s complete list features 455 books and digital resources from 141 publishers. New this year, Choice editors will also present a weekly […]

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RCL Thanks Peer Reviewers

January 10, 2019 David Free 0

Resources for College Libraries (RCL), the database of 95,000 core titles for undergraduate libraries, is peer-reviewed by academic librarians and faculty to ensure continued credibility and excellence. On behalf of the RCL editorial board and co-publishers Choice and ProQuest, we thank the following referees from 2018 for their valuable review […]

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Register Now for Midwinter Emerald City RoadShow

January 9, 2019 David Free 0

Join ACRL in Seattle for the Emerald City RoadShow: “Designing Educational Opportunities on the Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy,” held as a pre-Midwinter Institute from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm on Friday, January 25, 2019. Today’s shifting academic information landscape provides many challenges and opportunities for librarians to […]

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Challenged Resources Interpretation Feedback

December 20, 2018 David Free 0

This is the third request for feedback from the ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC). In anticipation of a new edition of The Intellectual Freedom Manual, the IFC is in the process of updating intellectual freedom-related documents. The IFC would appreciate feedback on “Challenged Resources: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of […]

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Library Bill of Rights Interpretation Revision Feedback

December 18, 2018 David Free 0

In anticipation of a new edition of The Intellectual Freedom Manual, the ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC) is in the process of updating intellectual freedom-related documents. The IFC would appreciate feedback on the following two revisions of Library Bill of Rights interpretations by Friday, December 28. Please feel free to […]

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Library Bill of Rights Article Draft Update

December 14, 2018 David Free 0

The ALA Intellectual Freedom Manual Review Working Group, which reviewed all documents in preparation for the next edition of the Intellectual Freedom Manual, recommended consideration of updating the Library Bill of Rights in a narrow manner to add an Article VII focused on the concept of ensuring privacy and confidentiality […]

2018 I Love My Librarian Award Winners

December 5, 2018 David Free 0

Congratulations to academic librarians Ginny Blackson, Joy Bridwell, Nancy Daniel, and Terri Gallagher on being among the recipients of the 2018 I Love My Librarian Award. Selected from more than 1,000 nominations submitted by library users nationwide, the winning librarians were recognized for their leadership in transforming lives and communities through education and […]

Library Integration in Institutional Learning Analytics White Paper Released

November 29, 2018 David Free 0

“Library Integration in Institutional Learning Analytics,” a new white paper resulting from the IMLS-funded Library Integration into Institutional Learning Analytics (LIILA) grant, is now available. The paper provides the higher education community with a foundation for discussions about the role academic libraries may play in learning analytics efforts at the institutional level. ACRL […]