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Visual Literacy, Information Literacy Programs Standards Review

February 22, 2011 David Free 0

The ACRL Image Resources Interest Group has a task force developing visual literacy standards and has a public draft of the standards available for review. The task force is seeking comments before completing final revisions and submitting the standards for approval. The draft of the standard is available on the […]

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Guidelines for Instruction Programs in Academic Libraries Revision

January 28, 2011 David Free 0

The ACRL Instruction Section has a task force working to revise the ACRL “Guidelines for Instruction Programs in Academic Libraries” and would welcome your input. Approved by the ACRL Board of Directors in June 2003, the guidelines assist academic and research librarians in preparing and developing effective instructional programs. Review […]

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ACRL Standards for Distance Learning Library Services

May 12, 2009 David Free 0

As distance and online learning options are becoming more popular and more important, it is important that distant students receive the library support they need. To help provide library support for distant students and to help promote academic quality in distance learning programs, the ACRL Board of Directors recently approved […]

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RBMS Seeks Comment on Access Statement

March 6, 2009 David Free 0

The latest version of the ALA/SAA Joint Statement on Access to Research Materials in Archives and Special Collections is now available under the “News & Events” section of the RBMS home page. This statement was originally approved in 1979, and a revision was approved in 1994. For over two decades […]

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Information Literacy Standards for Anthropology and Sociology Students

February 12, 2008 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors approved the new Information Literacy Standards for Anthropology and Sociology Students at the 2008 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. The standards were developed by the ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) Instruction and Information Literacy Committee Task Force on IL Standards. These standards make a […]