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Call for Feedback on ACRL EDI Signature Initiative

June 7, 2018 ACRL Board of Directors 0

The ACRL Board of Directors is seeking input on the development of the association’s Signature Initiative on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). During the Leadership Council meeting at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the Board solicited comments from leaders across the association regarding equity, diversity, and social justice related concerns […]

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Mary Jane Petrowski Receives 2018 UNC SILS Distinguished Alumni Award

May 18, 2018 David Free 0

Congratulations to ACRL Associate Director Mary Jane Petrowski on receiving the 2018 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award. The award was presented to Petrowski at the school’s 2018 Spring Convocation. Since 2002, Petrowski has been Associate Director at the ACRL, […]

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CLS Seeks Council of Independent Colleges Liaison

May 11, 2018 Allison Payne 0

The ACRL College Libraries Section (CLS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 2019–July 2022) as the ACRL liaison to the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between CIC and ACRL in order to form strong relationships and advance the […]

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ANSS Seeks American Anthropological Association Liaison

April 24, 2018 David Free 0

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications for the ACRL/ANSS Liaison to the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Liaisons serve a three-year term (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2021) and are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between AAA and ACRL; helping to form strong cross-organizational relationships; and […]

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WGSS Seeks National Women’s Studies Association Liaison

April 6, 2018 Allison Payne 0

The ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021) as the ACRL Liaison to the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA). Liaisons are responsible for outreach and communication between NWSA and ACRL to form strong relationships […]

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ACRL Supports AHA Statement Condemning Polish Law Criminalizing Public Discussion of Polish Complicity in Nazi War Crimes

March 13, 2018 ACRL Board of Directors 0

At the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver, the ACRL Board of Directors signed on to an American Historical Association (AHA) statement condemning Polish law criminalizing public discussion of Polish complicity in Nazi war crimes. Issued in February 2018, the statement strongly condemns the bill drafted by the Polish legislature and […]

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ALA/ACRL Election Opens Today

March 12, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

Voting in the 2018 ALA/ACRL election opens today, March 12!  ALA members will receive an email announcement containing voting instructions. The polls close at 11:59 p.m. Central on April 4. Additional information on the election and candidates for ACRL and ALA office is available on the ACRL election webpage. We […]

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SJSU Seeks Self-Nominations for Blockchain Technology Forum

January 25, 2018 David Free 0

The San Jose State University (SJSU) School of Information (iSchool) has received an IMLS grant to investigate ways that blockchain technology can be used by libraries as a community anchor to partner with other organizations and to support city/community goals. Some suggestions for blockchain applications in libraries include building an enhanced […]

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ACRL WGSS 2018 Research Poster Session: Call for Proposals

January 10, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

The ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS) invites proposals for the 2018 WGSS Research Poster Session, to be held as part of the ALA Annual Conference General Poster Session, located in the exhibits hall at the New Orleans Convention Center. WGSS has a dedicated time from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. […]