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ACRL Program Proposals for 2017 ALA Annual Conference

April 20, 2016 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. There will be a virtual meeting at 1:00 p.m. CST on April 28, 2016, for ACRL units and members interested in submitting proposals for a 2017 ALA […]

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ACRL Joins Support of Hayden Nomination

April 20, 2016 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL has joined more than 140 national nonprofit and library groups, schools, and academic libraries in a letter to the United States Senate Committee on Rules and Administration urging Dr. Carla Hayden’s rapid confirmation as Librarian of Congress. Organized by ALA, of which Dr. Hayden is a past-president, the letter states, […]

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Upcoming ACRL Webcast – No Librarian Left Behind: Building a Structured Mentoring Program For Organizations of All Sizes (4/27)

April 18, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

Join ACRL for the e-Learning webcast “No Librarian Left Behind: Building a Structured Mentoring Program For Organizations of All Sizes” on Wednesday, April 27 (1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central). During this interactive webcast, learn about the strengths and weaknesses of various mentoring models. It might be hard to know when one’s […]

Patricia Kreitz

Member of the Week: Patricia A. Kreitz

April 18, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Patricia A. Kreitz is Dean of Library and Academic Resources at Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, California. Patricia first joined ACRL in 1986 and is your ACRL member of the week for April 18, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Collaborative, good listener, easily intrigued. 2. What are you reading (or listening […]

The Discovery Tool Cookbook: Recipes for Successful Lesson Plans

April 13, 2016 Dawn Mueller 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Discovery Tool Cookbook: Recipes for Successful Lesson Plans, edited by Nancy Fawley and Nikki Krysak. The Discovery Tool Cookbook showcases tested lessons by librarians and practitioners for teaching information literacy using a discovery tool. The third volume in the successful ACRL Cookbook series features […]

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ACRL Preconferences @ 2016 ALA Annual Conference

April 12, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is offering three preconferences in conjunction with the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando on Friday, June 24, 2016. Complete details, including descriptions, learning outcomes, and registration materials, are on the ACRL website. Building a Curriculum on the Intersections of Scholarly Communications and Information Literacy: This half-day, hands-on preconference will build […]

Christopher Shaffer

Member of the Week: Christopher Shaffer

April 11, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Christopher Shaffer is Dean of Library Services and Associate Professor at Troy University in Troy, AL. Christopher has been an ACRL member since 2007 and is your ACRL member of the week for April 11, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Witty, inquisitive, compassionate. 2. What are you reading (or listening […]

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ACRL 2017 Proposal Submissions – May 6 Deadline

April 8, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL invites you to share your research and creative endeavors with your colleagues at ACRL 2017, At the Helm: Leading Transformation. Submit your proposal via the Call for Participation available on the conference website. Mark your calendars!  Contributed paper, panel session, preconference, and workshop proposals are due May 6, 2016. Why […]