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SCOAP3 Information Session at ALA Midwinter

December 12, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) encourage librarians from institutions of all sizes to learn what they can do to support the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3) effort […]

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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 […]