Member of the Week: Amy Buckland

September 28, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Amy Buckland is the Institutional Repository Manager at the University of Chicago. Amy has been an ACRL member since 2008 and is a Scholarly Communication Workshop Presenter. She is your ACRL member of the week for September 28, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Rowdy, ambitious, and fearless. 2. What are you reading […]

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ACRL e-Learning call for proposals – 11/6 deadline

September 24, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

Submit a proposal for a live webcast or asynchronous online course and share your cutting-edge practices and innovative developments with your colleagues.  Check out the ACRL e-Learning Call for Proposals online.  Proposals are due November 6, 2015. e-Learning Formats Webcasts: ACRL webcasts are 60-90 minutes in length, including time for […]

Reviewing the Academic Library

September 24, 2015 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Reviewing the Academic Library: A Guide to Self-Study and External Review, edited by Eleanor Mitchell and Peggy Seiden. Whether the library assessment is driven by external pressure or by an organizationally inspired desire to improve, library managers are expected to be able to plan and […]

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Prepare to Participate in Open Access Week with ACRL Toolkit

September 23, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

Let ACRL’s Scholarly Communication Toolkit help you prepare to lead events on your campus during Open Access Week, October 19-25, 2015. Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open […]

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ALA, ACRL, ARL, COSLA file network neutrality amicus

September 23, 2015 Kara Malenfant 0

From the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch blog: On September 21, 2015, four national library organizations argued in support of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) strong, enforceable rules to protect and preserve the open internet with an amici filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia […]

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Registration Now Available for Women’s Leadership Institute

September 22, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is excited to once again collaborate with higher education associations to offer the 2015 Women’s Leadership Institute. The institute will be held December 6-9, 2015, in Amelia Island, Florida. Co-produced by several higher education associations, this unique program will bring together administrators from across campus functions to help you: […]

Member of the Week: Eamon Tewell

September 21, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Eamon Tewell is a Reference and Instruction Librarian at Long Island University-Brooklyn, in Brooklyn, New York. Eamon has been an ACRL member since 2008 and is your ACRL member of the week for September 21, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Thoughtful, precise, and engaged. 2. What are you reading (or listening […]

ACRL Seeks Nominations for 2016 Awards

September 18, 2015 Chase Ollis 0

Last year, ACRL celebrated its 75th anniversary of advancing learning and transforming scholarship in the higher education community. A major part of this celebration included honoring the outstanding achievements of academic and research librarians. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of ACRL’s awards, grants, and fellowships enables […]

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ACRL Presents Webcast – Academic Freedom in the Digital Age

September 17, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

In 1915, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) issued its first statement on academic freedom. One hundred years later, how do these principles apply in the digital age? With social media firmly entrenched as a communication tool, faculty have many platforms for expression, and recent cases highlight the challenges […]