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Immersion ’13 application deadline Dec. 7

November 28, 2012 Margot Conahan 0

Friday, December 7 is the application deadline for the Information Literacy Immersion ’13 Program (Teacher, Program, and Teaching with Technology tracks).  Complete program and track details, along with application materials, are available online. The Teacher and Program tracks will be held July 28-August 2, 2013 at Seattle University.  These tracks […]

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Volunteer Now for ACRL Division or Section Committees

November 27, 2012 Megan Griffin 0

Are you looking for ways to expand your professional network and contribute to ACRL? Committee volunteers help shape ACRL by advancing its strategic plan and influencing the direction of academic and research librarianship. Serving on a committee or editorial board is a great way to become involved and make an […]

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Academic Libraries and Research Data Services

November 26, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

ACRL has released a new research report, “Academic Libraries and Research Data Services: Current Practices and Plans for the Future” to provide a baseline assessment of the current state of and future plans for research data services in academic libraries.  Authored by Carol Tenopir, Chancellor’s Professor at the School of […]

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Member of the Week: Richard Kaplan

November 26, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Richard Kaplan is Dean of Library and Learning Resources at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston. Richard has been an ACRL member since 2000 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 26, 2012. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Futurist, Easy-Going, Supportive. 2. What are […]

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Library Copyright Alliance files brief supporting Google, argues reversal on class certification

November 21, 2012 Kara Malenfant 0

On Friday, November 16, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) (whose members are the American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries and Association of College and Research Libraries) filed an amicus brief in Authors Guild, Inc., v. Google, Inc. in support the defendant and arguing that a recent decision on class certification should be reversed. […]