Library Partnerships in International Liberal Arts Education

April 1, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Library Partnerships in International Liberal Arts Education: Building Relationships Across Cultural and Institutional Lines, edited by Jeff Hiroshi Gima and Kara Malenfant. This unique publication explores effective practices, collaborations, and ideas for the future being developed by librarians, library staff, and faculty at international, American-modeled […]

The Critical Thinking about Sources Cookbook

March 10, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Critical Thinking about Sources Cookbook, edited by Sarah E. Morris. The book is a collection of lesson plans and activities designed to help students become savvy consumers, producers, and distributors of information. Students deal with complex online environments every day, and many are being […]

ACRL Books Exploring Fair Use/Fair Dealing

February 25, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

Catch up on your reading during Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week! As we celebrate these essential limitations and exceptions to copyright law, today we’re showcasing ACRL books that explore the ins and outs of copyright. Check them out so you can be part of the conversation. Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in […]

New from ACRL – “Learning Beyond the Classroom”

February 20, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Learning Beyond the Classroom: Engaging Students in Information Literacy through Co-Curricular Activities, edited by Silvia Vong and Manda Vrkljan. In four sections, this book contains approaches and activities to help instructors incorporate information literacy concepts into co-curricular learning and aid students in applying these concepts […]

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ACRL’s Publications in Librarianship Monograph Series Announces First Open Peer Review

February 11, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL’s Publications in Librarianship (PIL) series—a peer-reviewed collection of books that examine emerging theories and research—is launching its first open peer review, for Stories of Open: Opening Peer Review through Narrative Inquiry by Emily Ford. “Open access, open data, open science, and other ‘open’ initiatives bring democratization and transparency to […]

New Ideas in Library Leadership

January 28, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of 3 new books full of exercises, effective practices, innovative ideas, and detailed case studies that can help you develop your unique leadership potential, lead change within your library, and cultivate the skills of new library leaders. Save 15% when you buy all 3 print books […]

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The 360 Librarian: A Framework for Integrating Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, and Critical Reflection in the Workplace

January 9, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The 360 Librarian: A Framework for Integrating Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, and Critical Reflection in the Workplace by Tammi M. Owens and Carol A. Daul-Elhindi, outlining a five-step framework that can help you apply calm awareness, contemplativeness, and engaged communication to your work.   Learn more […]

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Supporting Today’s Students in the Library

December 17, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Supporting Today’s Students in the Library: Strategies for Retaining and Graduating International, Transfer, First-Generation, and Re-Entry Students, edited by Ngoc-Yen Tran and Silke Higgins. This detailed book collects current strategies from all types of academic libraries for retaining and graduating nontraditional students and provides a […]

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The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook

November 20, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook, edited by Raymond Pun and Gary L. Shaffer. The volume presents a collection of engaging activities for academic libraries interested in implementing sustainability practices. In 2019, the American Library Association added sustainability to its Core Values of Librarianship to foster community […]