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Scholarly Communication Outreach Workshop in Seattle–Deadline Extended to Jan. 30

January 6, 2009 Kara Malenfant 0

A limited number of seats still remain for the ARL / ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication workshop “Scholarly Communication Outreach: Crafting Messages that Grab Faculty Attention,” March 11-12, 2009, in Seattle, Washington. The registration deadline has been extended to January 30, 2009. Find complete details on the Web http://www.arl.org/sc/institute/inst-events/0309workshop.shtml

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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 […]