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Symposium for Strategic Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

March 20, 2018 Margot Conahan 0

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and ACRL are offering a symposium to increase understanding and capacity among academic and research library professionals for creating healthy organizations with diverse, equitable, and inclusive climates. The Symposium for Strategic Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will be held Thursday–Friday, May 10–11, 2018, […]

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Mentors Needed for Spectrum Scholars

March 15, 2018 David Connolly 0

Help support a diverse workforce in the next generation of academic librarians by mentoring an ALA Spectrum Scholar through the ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program! This program links library school students and new librarians who are of American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern and […]

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November e-Learning from ACRL

November 1, 2017 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is offering a variety of webcasts this month to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. These interactive webcasts last 60-90 minutes and take place in an interactive online classroom; group discounts are available. Full details and registration information are available on the ACRL website. Zotero: Using and […]

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Mountain Plains Library Association Supports ACRL Diversity Alliance

May 2, 2017 David Free 0

The Executive Board of the Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) has voted to formally support the goals of the ACRL Diversity Alliance. MPLA will encourage academic institutions in its twelve member states (Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming) to participate […]

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ALA Seeks Proposals for 2017-2018 Diversity Research Grants Through April 15

March 8, 2017 David Free 0

The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services seeks proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program. Applications may address any diversity-related topic which addresses critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity, equity, and outreach issues within library and information science. The application deadline has been extended to midnight central […]

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ACRL Diversity Alliance Launches

October 11, 2016 David Free 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the launch of the ACRL Diversity Alliance. Approved by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla., the ACRL Diversity Alliance program unites academic libraries who share a commitment to increase the hiring pipeline of qualified, talented individuals from […]

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Mentors Needed for Spectrum Scholars

March 14, 2016 David Connolly 0

Are you interested in directly contributing to the development of the next generation of academic librarians and ensuring a diverse workforce? Then consider mentoring an ALA Spectrum Scholar through the ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program! The program links participating library school students and new librarians who are of […]

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Achievement in Library Diversity Research Nominations

February 9, 2016 David Free 0

Each year the Diversity Research Grant Advisory Committee of ALA’s Office of Diversity seeks to recognize an individual for significant contributions to diversity research and outreach efforts in Library and Information Science by honoring them with an Achievement in Library Diversity Research designation. Achievement is defined as a body of work […]