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Apply for ACRL e-Learning Scholarships by Oct. 12

September 27, 2012 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL announces e-Learning scholarships to help librarians, library staff and library school students stretch their professional development dollars. Twelve e-Learning scholarships will be awarded — seven covering the registration cost of a Webcast and five covering the cost of an online course.  Complete details and application materials are available online. […]

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Strategic Skills for Success: An ARL-ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication Workshop, April 2013

September 26, 2012 Kara Malenfant 0

The Institute on Scholarly Communication (ISC), a coordinated effort by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), is hosting a workshop, “Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Scholarly Communication Program: Strategic Skills for Success,” April 9—10, 2013, in Indianapolis, Indiana. In the tradition […]

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Member of the Week: Deirdre Rawls

September 24, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Deirdre Rawls is Branch Library Coordinator at the Orland Park Campus of Robert Morris University in Orland Park, IL. Deidre has been an ACRL member since 2012 and is your ACRL member of the week for September 24, 2012. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Intuitive, resolute, conscientious. 2. What are you reading […]

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Introduce Henry Rollins at ACRL 2013!

September 19, 2012 David Free 0

We are looking for videos about why YOU should introduce keynote speaker Henry Rollins at the ACRL 2013 conference. Are you an academic librarian who loves Henry’s performances?  Passionate follower of Henry’s writing? Die-hard Black Flag fan?  Tell us why you would be the best choice to introduce Henry’s spoken […]

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New ACRL Liaison Appointments

September 17, 2012 David Free 0

The ACRL Liaisons Coordinating Committee (LCC) announces the following liaison appointments: Educause Learning Initiative (ELI): Sarah McDaniel, Coordinator of Library and Information Literacy Instruction Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries (Term: 2012-15) American Anthropological Association (AAA): Juliann Couture, Librarian to the School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University […]

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Member of the Week: David A. Wright

September 17, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

David A. Wright is Associate Dean of Learning Resources at Surry Community College in Dobson, NC. David has been an ACRL member since 1987 and is your ACRL member of the week for September 17, 2012. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Service, commitment, adaptable. 2. What are you reading right now? Stolen […]

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Three Words About ACRL

September 14, 2012 Steven J. Bell 0

One of the things I look forward to each week is finding out which lucky academic librarian is ACRL’s “Member of the Week”. Since 2008 ACRL has shared weekly profiles of individual members. They come from all walks of higher education and research organizations, and it’s interesting to see the […]