ACRL announces the release of Meaningful Metrics: A 21st Century Librarian’s Guide to Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, and Research Impact by Robin Chin Roemer and Rachel Borchardt. What does it mean to have meaningful research metrics in today’s complex higher education landscape? This highly engaging and activity-filled book serves to introduce readers […]
The May 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 […]
ACRL has selected 55 institutional teams to participate in the third year of the program Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success (AiA). The program is made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and carried out in partnership with the Association for Institutional Research and the […]
Junior Tidal is Web Services & Multimedia Librarian for the New York City College of Technology, City University of New York. Junior has been an ACRL member since 2014 and is your ACRL member of the week for April 27, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Imaginative, thoughtful, and quixotic. 2. […]
Congratulations to the Amherst College Frost Library on receiving their 2015 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.
Each year, the ACRL Government Relations Committee, in consultation with the ACRL Board of Directors and staff, formulates an ACRL Legislative Agenda. Drafted with input from key ACRL committees, ACRL leaders, and the ALA Washington Office, the ACRL Legislative Agenda is prioritized and focuses on issues at the national level affecting […]
The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications from ANSS members to serve a three-year term (July 1 2015- June 30, 2018) as the ACRL Liaison to the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Details and submission guidelines are available at ACRL ANSS Liaison Recruitment Form for AAA 2015-2018 (PDF). Additional information […]
ACRL is offering four preconferences in conjunction with the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco on Friday, June 26, 2015. Complete details, including descriptions, learning outcomes, and registration materials, are online. Reflective Teaching: Self-evaluation to Assess and Improve Your Teaching Practice Instruction Section Preconference @ ALA Annual Conference Discover techniques […]
Melissa Ringle is Curriculum Coordinator/Library and Learning Resources at Northwest Allen County Schools in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Melissa has been an ACRL member since 2014, is an ALA 2015 Emerging Leader and your ACRL member of the week for April 20, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Adventurous, energetic, and ambitious. 2. […]
Congratulations to the Santa Fe College Lawrence W. Tyree Library on receiving their 2015 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.