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Libraries and Civic Engagement

September 30, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

Members of ALA’s Civic Engagement Membership Initiative Group (MIG) need your help identifying civic engagement activities at your library. They want to showcase your activities at various conferences and in publications, as well as on their blog. They also want to know your interest in civic engagement activities, even if […]

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ACRL Co-sponsors Sparky Video Contest

May 5, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL is pleased to co-sponsor the second annual Sparky Awards, a contest organized by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) to recognize the best new short videos illustrating the value of information sharing. It aims to broaden the discussion of access to scholarly research by inviting students to […]

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Chat on Copyright Act Section 108

April 28, 2008 Kara Malenfant 1

Join us tomorrow, Tuesday, April 29, 2008 (11 a.m. Pacific | 12:00 p.m. Mountain | 1:00 p.m. Central | 2:00 p.m. Eastern) to discuss the recently released Section 108 Study Group Report, an independent report sponsored by the U.S. Copyright Office and the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program […]

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Join us for National Library Legislative Day

April 24, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

Be one of the hundreds of library supporters from all across the country visiting Members of Congress to share stories about libraries in your communities and to talk about the needs and accomplishments of libraries in your area during the 2008 National Library Legislative Day. The event will be held […]

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Intern Needed to Update ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit

April 22, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

Are you a library school student and self starter who can work autonomously? We’re looking for someone with experience working in Drupal and familiarity with the changing system of scholarly communication and librarians’ roles in advocating for change. The person selected for this part-time, short term, independent position is responsible […]

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ACRL Podcast: Become an ACRL Legislative Advocate

April 8, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

We’re looking to expand our group of ACRL Legislative Advocates and invite you to join. Are you interested in federal legislation and policy affecting libraries, connected in your campus community, and willing to work with your members of Congress for change? ACRL needs you! Read more about the responsibilities, duties […]

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Give your feedback on ACRL annual assumptions

January 23, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

The ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee is charged with collecting member feedback each year on the “Assumptions About the Relevant Future for Research and Academic Librarians and Libraries.” This feedback helps to inform annual discussions by the Board of Directors on the status of the Strategic Plan and on […]