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Library Census Equity Fund Grant Applications

November 7, 2019 David Free 0

ALA is now accepting applications for Library Census Equity Fund mini-grants. Applications are due Nov. 22. ALA will provide 25 libraries with $2,000 mini-grants to bolster their service to hard-to-count communities and help achieve a complete count in the 2020 Census.  All types of libraries and library organizations are eligible […]

Choice Outstanding Academic Titles Coming This December

October 17, 2019 David Free 0

Each year Choice, a publishing unit of ACRL, announces the editors’ selections of the best academic nonfiction titles reviewed during the year just ended. Selection as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title is a recognition of the work’s excellence and scholarly significance by the academic library community’s oldest and most prestigious […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited for C&RL Book Review Editor

October 15, 2019 David Free 0

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of book review editor of College & Research Libraries (C&RL), the scholarly research journal of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). The book review editor will work closely with the editor, members of the Editorial Board, production staff, and a […]

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Sign eBooks For All Petition Today

September 27, 2019 David Free 0

America’s libraries are committed to promoting literacy and a love of reading with diverse collections, programs and services for all ages. In an increasingly digital world, libraries are investing more in eBooks and downloadable media, and thousands of people discover and explore new and favorite authors through both digital and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]