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Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in a Digital World

October 22, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in a Digital World, edited by Sara R. Benson. The expert copyright librarians in this collection address complex legal issues at the intersection of copyright and information literacy. As the scholarly communications universe continues to change and expand, it’s increasingly important […]

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Apply by Nov. 15 to Host 2020 Subsidized ACRL Scholarly Communication RoadShow

October 15, 2019 Chase Ollis 0

Academic and research librarians increasingly recognize scholarly communication as a core competency of the profession. Whether helping researchers meet their funder’s mandates for public access and data sharing, guiding responsible copyright practice, or supporting new types of scholarship and instruction, librarians are leading change across campus and around the world. […]

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Celebrate Open Access Week 2019!

September 24, 2019 Chase Ollis 0

The 2019 International Open Access Week will be held October 21-27, 2019. This year’s theme, “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge,” builds on the groundwork laid during last year’s focus of “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge.” According to the 2019 Open Access Week Advisory Committee, “As the transition […]

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ACRL Offers Scholarly Communications Research Grants

July 11, 2019 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL is allocating $30,000 in the 2020 fiscal year to offer grants of up to $5,000 each for new research in areas suggested by ACRL’s new research agenda Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications: Creating a More Inclusive Future (freely available for PDF download or purchase in print). This program is […]

ACRL Announces New Presenters for Scholarly Communication Workshop

June 28, 2019 Chase Ollis 0

The ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Jennifer Beamer, Sandra Enimil, and John Martin as the newest presenters for the one-day RoadShow Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement. Jennifer, Sandra, and John join the current presenter team as partners in shaping the curriculum […]