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Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians

June 1, 2017 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Director has approved Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians, a revision of the association’s 2007 ACRL Standards for Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators. Authored by the Standards and Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators Revision Task Force, the shift in focus in 2015 from the ACRL Information Literacy […]

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Instruction Section Preconference – Teaching Information Literacy with a Social Justice Lens (6/23)

May 22, 2017 Margot Conahan 0

The ACRL Instruction Section is offering the full-day preconference, “Going with (and Growing with) the Framework: Teaching Information Literacy with a Social Justice Lens,” in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, June 23, 2017. Through panel presentations and hands-on workshops, develop strategies and approaches for teaching the Framework for […]

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REMINDER – Register by May 10 for Forum on Proposed Revisions to Standards for Libraries in Higher Education

May 9, 2017 Kara Malenfant 0

An ACRL task force has released draft documents that outline potential changes to the the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education.  Provide feedback either by attending an upcoming online open forum or by submitting your comments through an online feedback form by Tuesday, May 23. Register by May 10 to join the free online open forum Seeking […]

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ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox Launches

December 8, 2016 Sharon Mader 0

ACRL’s Framework Advisory Board (FAB) is excited to announce the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox. The ‘sandbox’ that was first envisioned during the development of the Framework is now a reality. The Sandbox is an openly accessible platform and repository for librarians and their educational partners […]

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ACRL Selects New Curriculum Designers/ Presenters for the Framework

November 8, 2016 Sharon Mader 0

ACRL has selected a team of three curriculum designers/presenters to create professional development offerings to provide support for librarians as they incorporate the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education into their practice at all types of academic institutions. After careful consideration of the large and outstanding applicant pool, […]