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Motivating Students on a Time Budget

January 18, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Motivating Students on a Time Budget: Pedagogical Frames and Lesson Plans for In-Person and Online Information Literacy Instruction, edited by Sarah Steiner and Miriam Rigby, a collection of lesson plans, activities, and techniques that utilize motivational strategies and pedagogies to help keep students engaged. As […]

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The Globalized Library: American Academic Libraries and International Students, Collections, and Practices

January 15, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Globalized Library: American Academic Libraries and International Students, Collections, and Practices, edited by Yelena Luckert with Lindsay Inge Carpenter.  This thorough book features practitioners from across North American detailing new approaches, technologies, and pedagogies for welcoming and educating diverse student bodies and supporting faculty […]

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Library Service and Learning: Empowering Students, Inspiring Social Responsibility, and Building Community Connections

November 28, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Library Service and Learning: Empowering Students, Inspiring Social Responsibility, and Building Community Connections, edited by Theresa McDevitt and Caleb P. Finegan. This thorough book describes active teaching techniques that help build community, are relevant to students’ current lives and future career goals, and allow students […]

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Transforming Libraries to Serve Graduate Students

October 25, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Transforming Libraries to Serve Graduate Students, edited by Crystal Renfro and Cheryl Stiles. The book is a practical atlas of how librarians around the world are serving the dynamic academics that are today’s graduate students. In four sections — One Size Does Not Fit All: […]

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Call for Curriculum Designers – Leading Change Online Course

October 19, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL is issuing a call for curriculum designers to create an asynchronous online learning course designed to give library teams the capability and confidence to lead change in their academic library and on their campus. The designers will work with oversight from the ACRL New Roles and Changing Landscapes Committee […]

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The Library Outreach Casebook

October 17, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Library Outreach Casebook, edited by Ryan L. Sittler and Terra J. Rogerson. This casebook is designed as a tool for librarians working in all types of libraries to start or further their current outreach efforts, and provides readers with many different approaches, formats, and […]

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Institutional Repositories: CLIPP #44

October 10, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Institutional Repositories, compiled and edited by Brighid M. Gonzales. The title is book number 44 in ACRL’s CLIPP series (formerly called “CLIP Notes”). This book focuses exclusively on institutional repositories at colleges and small universities by collecting relevant survey data about the planning, funding, staffing, […]

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Get Ready for Open Access Week 2018

September 25, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

The 2018 International Open Access Week, “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge,” will be held October 22-28, 2018. According to the 2018 Open Access Week Advisory Committee, “This year’s theme reflects a scholarly system in transition. While governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars are increasingly adopting open policies and practices, […]

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ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force Survey

September 21, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

The ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force is conducting a survey regarding scholarly expectations for academic librarians, along with current practice and opinions regarding academic librarianship scholarship. The survey is available at https://american.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3PIwdPvPiYxbQQl and the deadline to participate is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, October 5, 2018. Results […]

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Academic Libraries and the Academy

September 11, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of the two-volume Academic Libraries and the Academy: Strategies and Approaches to Demonstrate Your Value, Impact, and Return on Investment, edited by Marwin Britto and Kirsten Kinsley. Forty-two case studies are divided into two comprehensive volumes—from beginning assessment work through assessment activities that are more difficult […]