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We Are Here For You

April 2, 2020 ACRL Board of Directors 0

These are unprecedented times in academic and research libraries.  The COVID-19 pandemic has had an overwhelming effect on our workplaces and our lives, upending daily life and causing widespread fear and uncertainty.  We are all affected by this crisis, both personally and professionally and we hope that this finds you […]

Around ACRL: March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Want to know what is happening in ACRL and its sections, interest groups, and discussion groups? Check out ACRL Insider every other Friday to keep up-to-date on activities from around the association. Join the ACRL Membership Committee for the presentation, Troubleshooting the Academic Library Job Search on April 10 at […]

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Academic Libraries and COVID-19

March 18, 2020 ACRL Board of Directors 0

The ACRL Board of Directors affirms the statement that ALA and the ALA Allied Professional Association (APA) have made regarding library services during the COVID-19 pandemic. We strongly urge the closure of in-person services at academic and research libraries. In alignment with ALA and with APA, we also urge libraries […]

Open Learning For Uncertain Times

March 13, 2020 David Free 0

ALA and ACRL are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain times. Now more than ever, academic and research librarians and libraries are essential to a thriving global community of learners and scholars. Whether you are working on campus or supporting your […]

Around ACRL: March 14, 2020

March 13, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Want to know what is happening in ACRL and its sections, interest groups, and discussion groups? Check out ACRL Insider every other Friday to keep up-to-date on activities from around the association. Interested in curriculum mapping? Join the Distance Learning Section‘s author forum March 19 at 3:00 pm central to […]

Around ACRL: February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Want to know what is happening in ACRL and its sections, interest groups, and discussion groups? Check out ACRL Insider every other Friday to keep up-to-date on activities from around the association. Next week is Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week! ACRL has a number of resources, publications, and events to help […]

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Mary Ellen K. Davis Announces Retirement as ACRL Executive Director

February 18, 2020 David Free 0

Mary Ellen K. Davis, executive director of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has announced her retirement, effective April 24, 2020. “It has been an honor and privilege to serve the academic and research library community through my various roles […]

Around ACRL: February 7, 2020

February 7, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Want to know what is happening in ACRL and its sections, interest groups, and discussion groups? Check out ACRL Insider every other Friday to keep up-to-date on activities from around the association. The Distance Learning Section Instruction Committee is seeking poster proposals that address teaching & learning online. Your poster […]

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ACRL Endorses Protocols for Native American Materials

February 5, 2020 David Free 0

ACRL, at the request of its Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS), has endorsed the Protocols for Native American Materials. In April 2006 a group of nineteen Native American and non-Native American archivists, librarians, museum curators, historians, and anthropologists gathered at Northern Arizona University Cline Library in Flagstaff, Arizona. The […]