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Member of the Week: Ilana Barnes

July 30, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Ilana Barnes is Business Information Specialist at the Purdue University Libraries in West Lafayette, IN. Ilana has been an ACRL member since 2012 and is your ACRL member of the week for July 30, 2012. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Hopeful, excited, adaptive. 2. What are you reading right now? My favorite […]

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‘Tis the Season for Work Plans

July 25, 2012 Steven J. Bell 0

As a strategic association, ACRL stays focused on achieving the Plan for Excellence. That requires member leaders, on the Board and on division-level committees, to follow a process for keeping the many different parts of the organization on track to move the association in the right direction. Behind the scenes, […]

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Member of the Week: Paula T. Kaufman

July 23, 2012 David Free 0

Paula T. Kaufman is Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries and University Librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, Illinois. Paula has been an ACRL member since 1985, is the winner of the 2012 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year Award, and is your ACRL […]

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Meet The (New) Staff: Casey Kinson

July 20, 2012 David Free 0

We’re delighted to announce that Casey Kinson has joined the ACRL staff as Program Coordinator. Casey will be the staff liaison to ACRL award committees, discussion groups, interest groups, and Chapters Council, and will also provide support for various professional development programs. She is already engaged with each of these […]

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Apply Now For Muslim Journeys, A Bridging Cultures Bookshelf Grant

July 19, 2012 David Free 0

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), in collaboration with the ALA Public Programs Office, is accepting applications through September 25 for Muslim Journeys, a Bridging Cultures Bookshelf program. To apply, visit the Programming Librarian website. Applications from academic libraries of all types are encouraged. In January 2013, up to 1,000 public […]

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Member of the Week: John F. Helmer

July 17, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

John F. Helmer is Executive Director of the Orbis Cascade Alliance in Eugene, Oregon. John has been an ACRL member since 2006, is the winner of the 2012 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award, and is your ACRL member of the week for July 16, 2012. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Manny, Moe, […]

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College & Research Libraries – July 2012

July 13, 2012 Dawn Mueller 0

The July 2012 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1997 to the present. Editorial Joseph Branin. “Book Lovers, Technophiles, Pragmatists, and Printers. ” Full Text (PDF). Articles Kristin Hoffmann and Lise Doucette. “A Review of Citation Analysis […]

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Choice’s Outstanding Academic Titles 2007-2011

July 12, 2012 Kathryn Deiss 0

Honoring the best in scholarly publishing, Choice’s annual “Outstanding Academic Titles” list is widely recognized in the academic community for its sweeping coverage of the most significant scholarly titles published each year.  Now available is a comprehensive print collection of reviews representing excellence in a five-year period, Choice’s Outstanding Academic […]

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C&RL News – July/ August 2012

July 10, 2012 David Free 0

The July/August 2012 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. As noted in last issue’s “2012 top ten trends in academic libraries” report, scholarly communication issues continue to be a major focus in our profession. Micah Vandegrift and Gloria Colvin provide valuable advice for developing awareness of open […]