Lauren Pressley

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 […]

Stephanie Akau

ACRL Funds 2018-19 Spectrum Scholar Stephanie Akau

October 11, 2018 David Free 0

As part of its ongoing commitment to furthering equity, diversity, and inclusion in librarianship, ACRL is supporting Stephanie Akau as its 2018-19 Spectrum Scholar. Akau currently works as a Library Information Specialist at the University of New Mexico and is a student in the MLIS program at San Jose State […]

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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, […]

Spectrum Scholars

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 […]