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 […]

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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 […]