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Synthesis of “Assessment in Action” Team Projects

January 27, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL has released a new report “Academic Library Contributions to Student Success: Documented Practices from the Field” which synthesizes results from over 70 higher education institutions from across North America which recently completed team-based assessment projects. These projects, from the first year of Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success […]

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2015 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Winners Announced

January 27, 2015 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award – Santa Fe College Lawrence W. Tyree Library, Gainesville, Fla; Amherst College Frost Library, Amherst, Mass.; and Purdue University Libraries, West Lafayette, Ind.. Sponsored by ACRL and YBP Library Services, the award recognizes the staff […]

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Member of the Week: Xiaoyu Duan

January 26, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Xiaoyu Duan is Humanities Cataloger at the University of Oklahoma Libraries in Norman, Oklahoma. Xiaoyu has been an ACRL member since 2014, is a 2015 ALA Emerging Leader, and your ACRL member of the week for January 26, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Enthusiastic, creative, sincere. 2. What are you currently […]

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Integrating the Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) into IPEDS: Academic Libraries’ Data Collection Changes and its Influence on Benchmarking

January 21, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Editor’s Note: The ACRL Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey Editorial Board is working to create awareness of the migration of the NCES Academic Library Survey back into the Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS) and the implications for academic libraries. This is the fourth in a series of updates from the […]

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Member of the Week: Jeanne Drewes

January 20, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Jeanne Drewes is Chief of the Binding and Collections Care Division/ Deacidification Program at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Jeanne has been an ACRL member since 2010, and is your ACRL member of the week for January 19, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Energetic, dedicated, focused. 2. What are you […]

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Member of the Week: Rebecka Embry

January 12, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Rebecka Embry is Library Director at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton E. Allen Gordon Library in Morrilton, Arkansas. Rebecka has been an ACRL member since 2014, is a 2015 ALA Emerging Leader, and your ACRL member of the week for January 12, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Literate. Practical. Sweet. […]

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ASA Liaison Application Deadline Extended

January 9, 2015 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 […]