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Take Action for School Libraries by Dec. 2

November 30, 2015 Ann Campion Riley 0

The final language of the Every Student Succeeds Act was released on Monday, November 30, and school libraries are included in many important ways. The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the act later this week (likely on December 2nd or December 3rd) and passage is most definitely not […]

Member of the Week: Yuimi Hlasten

November 30, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Yuimi Hlasten is Japanese Cataloger at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Yuimi has been an ACRL member since 2014 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 30, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, humorous, adventurous. 2. What are you reading (or listening to on your mobile device)? I have Linked […]

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Reminder: Immersion ’16 applications due 12/4

November 24, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

Friday, December 4, 2015 is the deadline to apply to Immersion ’16 (Teacher and Program tracks).  The ACRL Immersion Program provides instruction librarians the opportunity to work intensively for several days on all aspects of information literacy. Whether your institution is just beginning to think about implementing an information literacy […]

Member of the Week: John Sandstrom

November 23, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

John Sandstrom is Acquisitions Librarian at the New Mexico State University Library in Las Cruces, New Mexico. John has been an ACRL member since 2008 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 23, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Dedicated, over-booked, curious. 2. What are you reading (or listening to on your […]

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Take Action For School Libraries

November 19, 2015 Ann Campion Riley 0

I am excited to share that Congress finally may be poised to act definitively on ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) very soon. According to the ALA Washington Office, we could know as early as next week whether watershed language for school libraries included in the Senate’s Every Child Achieves […]

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Entrepreneurial Colleague Wanted!

November 18, 2015 Kathryn Deiss 0

As many of you may know, I am retiring from my work as ACRL Content Strategist in early 2016 and we’re currently inviting applications to fill the position. As someone who has held this position for almost 9 years, I can speak to the fun and excitement of the job […]

Member of the Week: Lee Ann Fullington

November 16, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Lee Ann Fullington is Health and Environmental Sciences Librarian at Brooklyn College, The City University of New York in Brooklyn, New York. Lee Ann has been an ACRL member since 2012 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 16, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Empathetic, open-minded, resilient. 2. What are you […]

Member of the Week: Michael Rodriguez

November 9, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Michael Rodriguez is E-Learning Librarian at Hodges University in Fort Myers, Florida. Michael has been an ACRL member since 2015 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 9, 2015. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Open, energetic, analytical. 2. What are you reading (or listening to on your mobile device)? I am finishing Dogs of […]