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Member of the Week: Courtney Cunningham

December 20, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Courtney Cunningham is an MSLS student in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science.  She is also currently a Research Assistant in UNC-Chapel Hill’s GrantSource Library. Courtney has been an ACRL member since 2010 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. […]

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Locke Morrisey, 1957-2010

December 15, 2010 David Free 0

Locke Morrisey, head of Collections, Reference, and Research at the University of San Francisco (USF) Gleeson Library, has died. He  served on the ACRL Board of Directors as ALA Councilor from 2007 to 2010. Morrisey was deeply committed to the library profession, publishing and holding leadership positions at the local […]

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Delmas Foundation Grant for RBML Online Archive

December 14, 2010 David Free 0

ACRL has received a grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation to provide digitized archives of Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship (RBML). The grant provides $3,000 in funding to assist in making volumes 1-12 of RBML, the predecessor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, discoverable […]

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ACRL 2011 Video Contest!

December 14, 2010 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is looking for videos about why people should come to ACRL 2011 in Philadelphia, March 30 – April 2, 2011. After all, no one can convince people like their colleagues. It’s easy to enter; just send us a video up to 3 minutes long using any format you like. […]

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Member of the Week: Natalie Baur

December 13, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Natalie Baur is an MLS student in the iSchool at the University of Maryland in College Park.  Natalie has been an ACRL member since 2010 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Intellectually curious bibliophile. 2. What are you reading right now (or […]

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Proposed ACRL Bylaws Revisions

December 9, 2010 Lisa Hinchliffe 0

At the 2010 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., the ACRL Board asked for input about the possibility of a dues increase. We heard the message that even in tough times, members understood the need for a dues increase but also that it would be best to have smaller increases […]

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ACRL offers scholarly communication 101 road show again in 2011

December 8, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL is taking scholarly communication on the road again in 2011 with “Scholarly Communication 101: Starting with the Basics.” Recognizing that scholarly communication issues are central to the work of all academic librarians and all types of institutions, ACRL is pleased to offer this free half day workshop to libraries […]

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I Love My Librarian Award Winners

December 7, 2010 David Free 0

The winners of the 2010 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award have been announced.  More than 2,000 library users nationwide nominated a librarian.  Among the 10 award recipients are academic librarians: Jeff Dowdy Bainbridge College Library Bainbridge, Ga. Laura Farwell Blake Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, […]