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Significant Copyright Legislation Advances

October 5, 2018 Kara Malenfant 0

Members of the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) — the American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries, and ACRL — have been deeply engaged in recent noteworthy legislation affecting copyright. On September 25, 2018, after more than a decade of advocacy by the library community and our allies, the U.S. House of […]

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ACRL Announces Recipients of Sponsored Scholarships to OpenCon

September 18, 2018 Kara Malenfant 0

The ACRL Research and the Scholarly Environment Committee (ReSEC) is pleased to announce the selection of Debbie Feisst and Willa Liburd Tavernier as sponsored scholarship recipients to attend OpenCon 2018 in Toronto, Canada, November 2-4, 2018. Debbie Feisst is Public Services Librarian at the University of Alberta Libraries in Edmonton, […]

Action Alert: Support Federal Library Funding for FY 2019

March 14, 2018 Kara Malenfant 0

The White House budget proposal for FY 2019 eliminated funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the majority of federal library funding. This places over $210 million in federal library funding at risk, just through the elimination of programs like the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) […]

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2018 Legislative Day Travel Scholarship Recipients Announced

February 5, 2018 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL’s Government Relations Committee is pleased to announce that five ACRL members have been selected to receive travel scholarships to attend National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) in Washington, D.C., May 7-8, 2018, for the first time: Mohamed Berray, Social Sciences Librarian for Political Sciences, Public Policy, International Affairs and Coordinator […]

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Get to Know the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee

February 2, 2018 Kara Malenfant 0

Editor’s note: This guest post comes from Yasmeen Shorish, Vice-Chair of the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee and Data Services Coordinator and Associate Professor at James Madison University, and Patricia Hswe, Chair of the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee and Program Officer for Scholarly Communications at the Mellon […]

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REMINDER – Proposals Due Jan. 29 for Research Agenda on the Research Environment and Scholarly Communication System

January 22, 2018 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL seeks proposals for the design, development, and delivery of a new ACRL research agenda on the research environment and scholarly communication system. The final research agenda will provide an overview of trends, identify effective and promising practices, and delineate important questions where deeper inquiry is needed to accelerate the transition to […]