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Applications/Nominations Invited for RBM Reviews Editor

September 13, 2019 David Free 0

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Reviews Editor for ACRL’s peer-reviewed journal in special collections librarianship, RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage. The Reviews Editor has charge of the reviews published in the journal’s biennial issues, to ensure the journal provides qualified opinions of […]

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick receiving the 2019 Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year award

ACRL Seeks Nominations for 2020 Awards

September 5, 2019 David Free 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 […]

Request Your Free WWI: Lessons and Legacies Poster Exhibition

August 29, 2019 David Free 0

The Smithsonian Institution is offering a free poster exhibition to libraries. World War I: Lessons and Legacies is available while supplies last. Request your posters now. The opportunity is available to all types of libraries (e.g., public, school, college/university and special libraries). The deadline for requests is Sept. 13, 2019. […]

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CopyTalk Webinar: Legislative Update

August 21, 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, September 5. This edition of CopyTalk will feature a legislative update presented by Jonathan Band, legislative counsel for ALA. The Judiciary Committees in Congress have their hands full with […]

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Keeping Up With… Web Annotation

August 15, 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 Web Annotation by Lorena O’English. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue will […]

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ACRL Program Proposals for 2020 ALA Annual Conference Due September 10

August 13, 2019 David Free 0

As a reminder, ACRL program proposals for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago are due September 10, 2019.  The ACRL Professional Development Committee will review proposal and select 2020 Annual Conference programs, with notifications issued in November 2019.  ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to […]

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2019 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

July 23, 2019 David Free 0

Nominations are open through October 21, 2019, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Each year 10 librarians are selected. Each librarian receives a $5,000 cash award, […]

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Keeping Up With… Critical Assessment

June 13, 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 Critical Assessment by Candice Benjes-Small, Maura Seale, Alex R. Hodges, and Meg Meiman. Keeping Up With… is available on […]

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ALA Releases Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census

May 21, 2019 David Free 0

ALA has released the Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census, a new resource to prepare libraries for the decennial count of every person living in the United States. The U.S. census is required by the Constitution and determines congressional representation; district boundaries for federal, state, and local offices; and allocation […]