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Your net neutrality examples by Fri Dec 5

November 25, 2014 Kara Malenfant 0

ALA and ACRL have been asked by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education to submit a column discussing network neutrality and its impacts on colleges and universities. We have begun drafting this based on our extensive work with the FCC on this topic. We also would welcome input […]

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ACRL e-Learning webcast series: Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy

November 25, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

Registration is available for the three-part e-Learning webcast series, From Awareness to Transformation: Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy in 21st Century Academic Libraries. This webcast series, organized by the ACRL Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy task force, will focus on practical approaches to building and strengthening […]

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ACRL 2015 Ms. Marvel Contest Winner

November 24, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

Congratulations to Todd Vandenbark, aka Fireside Librarian, the winner of our ACRL 2015 Ms. Marvel poster contest. Todd will be enjoying hotel accommodations on us in Portland. Early-bird registration, along with housing information, is available on the conference website. Thanks to everyone who posted their Ms. Marvel pics!

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Member of the Week: John Glover

November 24, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

John Glover is Humanities Research Librarian at the Virginia Commonwealth University James Branch Cabell Library in Richmond, Virginia. John has been an ACRL member since 2006 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 24, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Creative, inquisitive, patient. 2. What are you currently reading […]

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A Message to the FSU Community from the ACRL Board of Directors

November 21, 2014 Karen Williams 0

The ACRL Board of Directors, along with the entire academic community, was shocked and saddened by the news of the senseless act of violence that occurred early Thursday morning at the Florida State University (FSU) Strozier Library. The Strozier Library, like academic libraries across the nation, represents the heart and […]

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ACRL offering OER workshop at ALA Midwinter

November 19, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

Join ACRL for the workshop, “Tackling Textbook Costs through Open Educational Resources: A Primer,” on Thursday, January 29 (1:00 – 5:00 p.m.) and Friday, January 30, 2015 (8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) prior to the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. This event is organized by SPARC in collaboration with the […]

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ACRL Immersion Programs – December 5 application deadline

November 18, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL announces its 2015 Information Literacy Immersion Programs. The ACRL Immersion Programs provide instruction librarians the opportunity to work intensively on all aspects of information literacy. Teacher and Program Tracks, August 2-7, 2015, Seattle, WA Deadline to apply: December 5, 2014 http://www.ala.org/acrl/immersionprogram ACRL is currently accepting applications for the Immersion ’15 […]

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Member of the Week: Claudia C. Peterson

November 17, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Claudia C. Peterson is Reference and Instruction Librarian at Penn State Fayette in Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania. Claudia has been an ACRL member since 2013 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 17, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Flexible, collaborative and curious. 2. What are you currently reading (or listening […]