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ACRL 2011 On Twitter

March 31, 2011 David Free 1

Can’t make it Philly for ACRL 2011? Or want to keep up even more while you are at conference? Check out the handy Twitter feeds for the general conference and Cyber Zed Shed and keep up with all the action!  And make sure to tag your tweets with #acrl2011 (or […]

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Meet VIPs at ACRL Membership Booth (#544)

March 30, 2011 David Free 0

In Philly for ACRL 2011? Make sure to visit the ACRL membership booth #544 and meet your favorite ACRL authors, candidates, board members, award winners, and the ACRL Strozier Rap Crew! Enter a drawing to win a free registration to ACRL 2013 in Indianapolis while you’re there. Wednesday, March 30 […]

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Member of the Week: Janice Welburn

March 28, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Janice  Welburn is Dean of  University Libraries at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Janice will receive the 2011 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year award this week at ACRL 2011 in Philadelphia. Janice has been an ACRL member since 1981 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. […]

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ACRL Presidental Candidates’ Forum Archive

March 25, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

The 2011 candidates for ACRL vice president/ president-elect participated in an open online forum  on Monday, March 21. Thomas (Tom) Abbott and Steven Bell discussed their platforms and vision for ACRL.  Abbott is dean of libraries and distance learning at the University of Maine at Augusta and Bell is associate […]

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Statement on GBS ruling; Session at ACRL 2011 conference

March 24, 2011 Kara Malenfant 0

The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) — comprised of the American Library Association (ALA), the Association for College & Research Libraries (ACRL) and the Association for Research Libraries (ARL) —  made the following statement regarding Judge Chin’s ruling in the Google Books lawsuit: “The decision makes clear that copyright law continues […]

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Wake Forest Excellence Award Celebration

March 23, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

The 2011 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in the university category was presented to the staff of the Wake Forest University Z. Smith Reynolds Library by ACRL President Lisa Hinchliffe on Tuesday, March 22. Images from the ceremony are available in the slide show below. Congratulations to everyone at […]

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The Atlas of New Librarianship

March 23, 2011 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL and MIT Press announce the co-publication of a new title, The Atlas of New Librarianship by R. David Lankes of the Syracuse University School of Information Studies. Libraries have existed for millennia, but today the library field is searching for solid footing in an increasingly fragmented (and increasingly digital) […]