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Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in a Digital World

October 22, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in a Digital World, edited by Sara R. Benson. The expert copyright librarians in this collection address complex legal issues at the intersection of copyright and information literacy. As the scholarly communications universe continues to change and expand, it’s increasingly important […]

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Improving Library Services in Support of International Students and English as a Second Language Learners

September 26, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Improving Library Services in Support of International Students and English as a Second Language Learners, edited by Leila June Rod-Welch. This thorough compilation provides outreach examples, lesson plans, and collection development practices that can help you better support international students and ESL learners.   International […]

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The Grounded Instruction Librarian: Participating in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

July 10, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Grounded Instruction Librarian: Participating in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, edited by Melissa Mallon, Lauren Hays, Cara Bradley, Rhonda Huisman, and Jackie Belanger. Across four sections—Pedagogical Content Knowledge/Signature Pedagogy, SoTL Theory, SoTL Research, and SoTL as Professional Development—The Grounded Instruction Librarian engages the […]

The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit

June 26, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit: Finding Success on the Job Hunt and in Your First Job, edited by Megan Hodge. This thorough handbook is designed to guide you from library school through your first several years as an academic librarian, helping you apply for your […]

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New From ACRL – Scholarship in the Sandbox

April 24, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Scholarship in the Sandbox: Academic Libraries as Laboratories, Forums, and Archives for Student Work, edited by Amy S. Jackson, Cindy Pierard, and Suzanne M. Schadl. This collection of case studies and discussions describes efforts to curate student work, explores intellectual property issues, and provides tips […]

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Call for Curriculum Designers/Presenters Open Educational Resources and Affordability RoadShow

April 2, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL is accepting applications from prospective curriculum designers/presenters to create and deliver a new ACRL RoadShow to support librarians in finding, using, and developing open educational resources (OERs). This introductory level, day-long workshop will be intended for academic librarians and library staff integrating OERs into their institutions and developing OER […]

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Draft ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Framework Feedback

March 21, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

The ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force was formed in 2017 with the goal of creating a new ACRL framework designed to address gaps between current scholarly evaluation practices and impactful scholarly activities within academic librarianship, including ways to evaluate and measure the impact of a wide range of […]