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John Collins Leadership Scholarships

June 26, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

To honor the contributions and achievements of John Collins as he retires from his position as Faculty Librarian and Head of the Gutman Library at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), ACRL and his colleagues at HGSE  welcome donations for scholarships to provide financial support for academic and research […]

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Cardenas-Dow Named 2013 ACRL/LLAMA Presidents’ Program Leadership Moment Contest Winner

June 25, 2013 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) are pleased to announce that Melissa Cardenas-Dow, outreach/behavioral sciences librarian at the University of Redlands Armacost Library, has been selected as the winner of the associations’ leadership moments essay contest, held in conjunction with the joint ACRL/LLAMA Presidents’ Program. Cardenas-Dow’s winning […]

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Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians

June 24, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians, written by Christopher V. Hollister of the University at Buffalo. The Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians is the most complete reference source available for librarians who need or desire to publish in the professional literature. The handbook addresses […]

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Member of the Week: Betsy Wilson

June 24, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Betsy Wilson is Dean of University Libraries at the University of Washington in Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma, Washington. Betsy has been an ACRL member since 1987, is the winner of the 2013 Hugh C. Atkinson Award, and your ACRL member of the week for June 24, 2013. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  […]

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Steiner Named C&RL Social Media Editor

June 21, 2013 David Free 0

Sarah Steiner of Georgia State University (GSU) has been appointed to the post of Social Media Editor for College & Research Libraries (C&RL), a new position created by the C&RL editorial board and the ACRL Publications Coordinating Committee to take advantage of new opportunities to disseminate scholarly work published in […]

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Keeping Up With… Big Data

June 20, 2013 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s new online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available.  This month’s issue features a discussion of Big Data by Mark Bieraugel of California Polytechnic State University. Keeping Up With… is available on […]

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The Higher Education Association for Librarians: Branding ACRL

June 19, 2013 Steven J. Bell 0

Despite assumptions that branding is of little use to non-profit organizations, and of even less value for member associations, experts on the strategic management of these organizations recommend an occasional review to determine if a brand requires refreshing. As academic librarians we know that branding plays an important role in […]

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Member of the Week: Jessica Clemons

June 17, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Jessica Clemons is Instruction and Reference Librarian at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry F. Franklin Moon Library in Syracuse New York. Jessica has been an ACRL member since 2009, is a 2013 ALA Emerging Leader, and your ACRL member of the week for June 17, 2013. 1. Describe […]