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ACRL Seeks ASA Liaison

November 14, 2014 David Free 0

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 1, 2015- June 30, 2018) as the ACRL liaison to the American Sociological Association (ASA). Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between ASA and ACRL to form strong relationships and advance […]

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ACRL seeks feedback on third draft of proposed Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

November 12, 2014 Kara Malenfant 0

The Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force seeks feedback on the third draft of the association’s proposed Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, released today, November 12, 2014. Read the document and welcome message highlighting major changes since the […]

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INTRODUCE A KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT ACRL 2015: Deadline November 21

November 11, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

We are looking for videos about why YOU should introduce one of the keynote speakers at the ACRL 2015 conference. Choose your favorite keynote speaker (G. Willow Wilson, Jad Abumrad, or Lawrence Lessig) and submit a video about why you would be the best choice to introduce that person. Are you a comic-book-crazed member […]

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Celebrate University Press Week

November 11, 2014 David Free 0

The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) and its more than 130 members will be celebrating the 3rd annual University Press Week from November 9 through 14. University Press Week showcases the unique role AAUP members play in producing high-quality works. AAUP invites college and research libraries to join in celebrating […]

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Member of the Week: Tanner Wray

November 10, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Tanner Wray is Director of College Libraries and Information Services at the Montgomery College Libraries in Rockville, Maryland. Tanner has been an ACRL member since 2004 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 10, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Dedicated, fair, partner. 2. What are you currently reading (or listening to on your […]

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Enter Your Best Choice Contest, Win a Trip to ALA Annual

November 5, 2014 David Free 0

Choice, a publishing unit of ACRL, recently announced the launch of its Your Best Choice contest, a call for ideas on how Choice can provide new products and/or services for the academic library community. The winner will receive airfare, accommodations and registration to the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. The […]

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Reminder: ACRL 2015 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE NOV. 7!

November 4, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

Scholarship applications to attend ACRL 2015 are due this Friday, November 7. ACRL is offering approximately 175 scholarships worth more than $110,000 for the conference to be held March 25 — 28, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. ACRL typically funds about 100 conference scholarships and this year initiated a new Kick Start the Future campaign in honor of the […]

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C&RL News – November 2014

November 4, 2014 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The November 2014 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. With the growing trend of libraries as publisher, more institutions are focusing attention on locally created research and publications authored both by faculty and students. Danielle Barandiaran, Betty Rozum, and Becky Thoms outline the Utah State University’s program of “Focusing […]

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Share Your Thoughts on New Roles for the Road Ahead

November 3, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, ACRL has released of an initial version of “New Roles for the Road Ahead:  Essays Commissioned for ACRL’s 75th Anniversary,” authored by well-known bloggers and thought leaders Steven Bell, Lorcan Dempsey, and Barbara Fister. Pam Snelson, the chairperson of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, […]