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Member of the Week: Lian Ruan

March 31, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Lian Ruan is Director of the Illinois Fire Service Institute Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, Illinois. Lian has been an ACRL member since 2000 and is your ACRL member of the week for March 31, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Passionate, determined, goal-oriented. 2. What […]

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Keeping Up With… MOOCs

March 28, 2014 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s 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 MOOCs by Carmen Kazakoff-Lane. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue will […]

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Call for Proposals – Preconferences @ 2015 ALA Annual Conference

March 27, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

Share your knowledge with a national audience.  ACRL invites proposal submissions for half-day or full-day preconferences to be offered prior to the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco.  Preconferences should allow participants to develop skills related to a specific topic and should focus on interactive learning using a variety […]

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CHOICE Is 50 – Let the Celebration Begin!

March 26, 2014 David Free 0

This month, Choice magazine marks a milestone of true significance: 50 years of publication.  The premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media and Internet resources in higher education, Choice is a publication of ACRL. Launched in 1964 out of office space at Wesleyan University’s Olin Library under the […]

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ACRL 2015 Registration Winner – Bonnie J. Smith

March 26, 2014 David Free 0

Belated congratulations to Bonnie J. Smith, Assistant Program Director for Human Resources at University of Florida Libraries, winner of ACRL 2015 registration at the ACRL booth at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting. More information about ACRL 2015, including the call for participation, is available on the conference website.

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ACRL Program Proposals for 2015 ALA Annual Conference

March 24, 2014 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. There will be a virtual meeting at 12:00 p.m. CST on April 24, 2014, for ACRL units and members interested in submitting proposals for a 2015 […]

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Member of the Week: Jeannette Pierce

March 24, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Jeannette Pierce is Associate Director for Research and Information Services at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Jeanette has been an ACRL member since 2000 and is your ACRL Member of the Week for March 24, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Dedicated, engaged, collaborative. 2. What are you currently reading (or listening to […]

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ALA Appointments to IFLA Committees

March 21, 2014 Megan Griffin 0

Would you like to represent ALA on an International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committee? The biennial appointment process to represent ALA on relevant IFLA standing committees is currently underway for terms running from 2015 through 2019. The ACRL Board of Directors endorses candidates for election […]