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New ACRL Publication: 2013 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

February 27, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

ACRL announces the publication of 2013 Academic Library Trends and Statistics, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications. The three-volume set includes Associate of Arts institutions, Master’s Colleges and Universities/Baccalaureate Colleges and Research/Doctoral-granting Institutions. […]

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Assessment in Action application extended to March 25, 2015

February 26, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

The application deadline for the ACRL program “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success” (AiA), has been extended to 5 p.m. Central, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Explore how your library contributes to student success during this 14-month program, made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) […]

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ACRL Preconferences @ 2015 ALA Annual Conference

February 25, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is offering four preconferences in conjunction with the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco, June 26, 2015. Registration materials are online. Reflective Teaching: Self-evaluation to Assess and Improve Your Teaching Practice Instruction Section Preconference @ ALA Annual Conference Discover techniques and strategies for more structured and intentional reflection.  Learn […]

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College & Research Libraries – March 2015

February 24, 2015 Dawn Mueller 0

The March 2015 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion. Note: The November 2013 issue was the final print issue of College & Research […]

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Member of the Week: Sarah Espinosa

February 23, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Sarah Espinosa is Residency Librarian at the Towson University Libraries in Towson, Maryland. Sarah has been an ACRL member since 2013, is a 2015 ALA Emerging Leader, and your ACRL member of the week for February 23, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Life-long learner. 2. What are you currently reading (or listening […]

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Reminder: Register for ScholCommCamp Unconference at ACRL 2015

February 20, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

It’s not too late to join the first-ever unconference sponsored by the ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication (ISC) to be held Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., in Portland, Oregon. This collaborative and informal experience is right for you if you have good knowledge of scholarly communication topics and […]

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New ACRL Occasional Report Examines Building with Purpose

February 19, 2015 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the first in a two-part set of Occasional Reports on academic library construction and renovation. Authored by Christopher Stewart, Building with Purpose: A Quantitative Overview of U.S. Academic Library Construction 2000-2014 presents a rich set of data on, and analysis of, new library construction over […]

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ACRL 2015 Virtual Conference registration open

February 18, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

Registration is now open for the ACRL 2015 Virtual Conference, offered March 25-27, 2015 during the ACRL 2015 conference in Portland. The Virtual Conference provides an affordable opportunity to participate in conference activities online. For librarians with reduced support for professional development or travel, the Virtual Conference is a great […]