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New from ACRL: The Changing Academic Library, Second Edition

May 31, 2012 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Changing Academic Library, Second Edition: Operations, Cultures, and Environments by John M. Budd. The Changing Academic Library, Second Edition is number 65 in the ACRL Publications in Librarianship (PIL) series. The Changing Academic Library, Second Edition is a revised, enhanced and updated edition of […]

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Scenarios for the Future of the Book

May 29, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 3

ACRL has released a new research report, “Futures Thinking for Academic Librarians: Scenarios for the Future of the Book,” to help librarians reexamine their assumptions, which may be grounded in the current e-book zeitgeist. Authored by David J. Staley, director of the Harvey Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching in […]

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ACRL Podcast: Scenarios for the Future of the Book

May 29, 2012 David Free 1

In this podcast, ACRL President Joyce L. Ogburn talks with David J. Staley, director of the Harvey Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching in the History Department at Ohio State University, about his new ACRL research report “Future Thinking for Academic Libraries: Scenarios for the Future of the Book.” Time: […]

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Member of the Week: Jennifer Castaldo

May 29, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Jennifer Castaldo is Electronic Resources Manager/Distance Education Librarian at Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries Entrepreneurial Library Program in Baltimore. Jennifer has been an ACRL member since 2008 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Inquisitive, self-motivated, passionate. 2. What are you reading right now? I […]

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ACRL 2013 Registration Now Open

May 25, 2012 Margot Conahan 0

Registration materials are now available for the ACRL 2013 conference to be held April 10-13, 2013, in Indianapolis.  Register by the early-bird deadline and save $70 or more!  Special group registration prices, scholarships, hotel discounts, and reduced airfares are also available. ACRL 2013 features more than 300 carefully curated programs […]

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Member of the Week: Amy Barlow

May 22, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Amy Barlow is Reference and Instruction Librarian and Adjunct Instructor of History at Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson, CT. Amy has been an ACRL member since 2008, is a 2012 ALA Emerging Leader,  and your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Practical. Irreverent. Loud. 2. What are […]

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American Anthropological Association Liaison Sought

May 17, 2012 David Free 0

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a two-year term (August 2012- July 2014) as the ACRL Liaison to the American Anthropological Association (AAA).  Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between AAA and ACRL to form strong relationships and advance the interests […]

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American Sociological Association Liaison Wanted

May 16, 2012 David Free 0

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a two-year term (August 2012- July 2014) as the ACRL Liaison to the American Sociological Association (ASA).  Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between ASA and ACRL to form strong relationships and advance the interests […]

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Member of the Week: Kristen Totleben

May 14, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Kristen Totleben is Modern Languages and Cultures Librarian at the University of Rochester Rush Rhees Library in Rochester, NY. Kristen has been an ACRL member since 2011, is a 2012 ALA Emerging Leader,  and your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Enthusiastic, curious, and persistent. 2. What are you […]