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ACRL 14th National Conference Proceedings Now Available!

March 26, 2009 Dawn Mueller 0

The 14th National Conference Proceedings are now available for sale through the ALA Store. Included are three invited paper and thirty-nine contributed papers exploring the latest thinking and research into issues facing academic librarians today. Theme areas include Cast a Net; Feel the Buzz; Get it to Go; Harvest and […]

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2007 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

March 5, 2009 David Free 2

2007 Academic Library Trends and Statistics, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications, is now available from ACRL. The publication includes survey data from 1,311 academic libraries covering five major categories: * Collections […]

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ACRL Publications Information Literacy Smorgasbord!

September 9, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

Hard at work planning instruction sessions for the new school year? Looking for new ways to incorporate information literacy skills into your curriculum? ACRL Publications is offering an exciting, limited-time package sale featuring several of our most popular information literacy titles! Purchase the Information Literacy Instruction Handbook along with either […]

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ACRL Podcast: The Desk and Beyond

September 5, 2008 David Free 0

n this podcast, College & Research Libraries News editor-in-chief David Free talks with Sarah Steiner and Leslie Madden of Georgia State University, editors of the ACRL publication The Desk and Beyond: Next Generation Reference Services. They are joined by chapter authors Meredith Farkas of Norwich University, Ross LaBaugh of California […]

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RBM Editor Announced!

July 21, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Beth Whittaker as editor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage (RBM). Whittaker served on the RBM editorial board from 2006-2008 and brings in-depth knowledge of the world of rare books […]

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ACRL Announces “Practical Pedagogy for Library Instructors”

July 11, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is proud to announce the publication of a new book Practical Pedagogy for Library Instructors: 17 Innovative Strategies to Improve Student Learning edited by Douglas Cook and Ryan L. Sittler. This new volume gathers seventeen case-studies using unique instructional methodologies framed by sound pedagogical theory. This practical casebook is […]

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ACRL Publications Agreements FAQ

June 24, 2008 David Free 2

If I publish an article in C&RL News, do I retain copyright? Can I place a copy of my ACRL book chapter in my institutional repository? What are the C&RL preprints I’ve heard about? Learn the answers to all of your questions about publishing with ACRL in the new ACRL […]

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ACRL Announces Active Guides: a New ACRL Publication Series!

June 9, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 1

ACRL announces a new occasional monographic series: ACRL Active Guides. Active Guides are practical guides to workplace issues. Each issue presents underlying theories while providing the reader with practical tools for working on the workplace issue at hand. In Active Guides you will find worksheets, templates, guides, brief assessment tools, […]