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2020 ACRL Board of Directors Candidates

June 19, 2019 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the association’s Board of Directors for the 2020 ALA/ACRL elections. Vice-President/President-Elect: Lynn Silipigni Connaway, OCLC Julie Garrison, Western Michigan University Director-at-Large: Jennifer Nutefall, Santa Clara University Toni Anaya, University of Nebraska-Lincoln  Director-at-Large: Kathy A. Parsons, Iowa State University Jessica Brangiel, […]

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What’s the BUZZ about SCOE

June 6, 2019 ACRL Board of Directors 0

As you may have heard, ALA, ACRL’s parent organization, is considering a range of significant changes to our 142-year-old association. In June 2018, then-ALA President Jim Neal appointed a Steering Committee on Organizational Effectiveness (SCOE), facilitated by consultants from Tecker International. SCOE consists of 19 members from across the association […]

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ACRL and Gale Launch Libraries Transform Toolkit

April 11, 2019 David Free 0

ACRL and Gale, a Cengage company, have collaborated to create the ACRL Libraries Transform Toolkit. This free new toolkit provides academic and research libraries with easy-to-use tools and resources to develop effective marketing and outreach strategies to promote their services and impact to students, faculty and administrators. The toolkit extends […]

Get Ready for Preservation Week 2019!

April 2, 2019 Chase Ollis 0

Preservation Week 2019 will be held April 21–27. An initiative of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), Preservation Week encourages libraries “to connect our communities through events, activities, and resources that highlight what we can do, individually and together, to preserve our personal and shared collections.” ACRL […]

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ACRL Candidates on Ballots for IFLA Sections, 2019-2023

March 13, 2019 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL has nominated a number of members to serve on International Federation of Library and Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Section Committees for the term 2019-2023. The Academic and Research Libraries Section and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section have gone to ballot this year. If your institution is a member […]

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ACRL President’s Program Blog Series Now Live

January 8, 2019 Lauren Pressley 0

As announced in November, I am using my tenure as ACRL President to engage with the important topic of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) work in libraries. This decision was in coordination with the effort at ACRL to include EDI as a core commitment of the association. To foster a […]