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2016 ACRL Election Results

April 29, 2016 Megan Griffin 0

Cheryl A. Middleton, associate university librarian for learning and engagement at the Oregon State University Libraries and Press, has been elected ACRL vice-president/president-elect. She will become president-elect following the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, and assume the presidency in July 2017 for a one-year term. Emily Daly, head of […]

College & Research Libraries – May 2016

April 29, 2016 Dawn Mueller 0

The May 2016 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 Libraries. The journal began an online-only publication model […]

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Request for Proposals: Action-Oriented Research Agenda on Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success

April 28, 2016 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL seeks proposals for the design, development, and delivery of a new ACRL “Action-Oriented Research Agenda on Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success.” With oversight from the ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Committee and input from appropriate ACRL staff, the selected researcher(s) will investigate and write a research agenda […]

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Meet the Staff – Allison Payne

April 28, 2016 David Free 0

Editor’s Note: This month we return to our occasional series profiling members of the ACRL staff, featuring ACRL Program Officer Allison Payne. You can learn more about all the ACRL staff on the association website. 1. Describe yourself in three words. Dependable, efficient, organized. 2. What are you reading right now? Currently reading […]

Take Action for Virtual Library Legislative Day

April 27, 2016 Kara Malenfant 0

Not able to make it to Washington D.C. next week for National Library Legislative Day? Don’t worry, you can still join virtually! Help amplify the key advocacy messages advocates in D.C. will be sending Congress by committing to emailing, calling, or Tweeting at your Senators and Representative from May 2-6th. […]

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Member of the Week: Jennifer Knievel

April 25, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Jennifer Knievel is Associate Professor and Director of Arts & Humanities at the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries in Boulder, Colorado. Jennifer has been an ACRL member since 1999 and is your ACRL member of the week for April 25, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Optimistic, ethical, pragmatic. 2. What are […]

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IFLA Committee Applications Due May 6

April 22, 2016 Megan Griffin 0

Would you like to represent ALA on an International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committee? The biennial appointment process to represent ALA on relevant IFLA standing committees is currently underway for terms running from 2017 through 2021. The ACRL Board of Directors endorses candidates for election […]

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ACRL Sets 2016 Legislative Agenda

April 21, 2016 Kara Malenfant 0

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 […]