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ALA Rethinking Annual Conference

September 30, 2016 David Free 0

Editor’s note: The following is a message from ALA Conference Committee Chair Clara N. Bohrer. The ALA Conference Committee is seeking your assistance as we rethink the ALA Annual Conference, looking at member experience, conference-based collaboration and networking, learning and sustainability. As an ALA Committee, we appreciate that the ALA Conference offers […]

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ACRL 2017 proposal submission deadline October 14

September 29, 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. The submission deadline is approaching! Poster session, roundtable discussion, TechConnect presentation, and Virtual Conference proposals are due […]

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ACRL Comments on NSF Strategic Plan

September 27, 2016 Kara Malenfant 0

On September 26, 2016, ACRL provided feedback to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in preparation for updates to its Strategic Plan. As reflected in previous ACRL support for governmental policies and legislation that facilitate open access and open education, including the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) mandate (mentioned […]

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Member of the Week: Nicole A. Cooke

September 26, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Nicole A. Cooke is Assistant Professor at the School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, IL. Nicole has been an ACRL member since 2000 and is your ACRL member of the week for September 26, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Advocate, curious, innovative. 2. What are you […]

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2017 ACRL Board of Directors Candidates

September 23, 2016 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the association’s Board of Directors for the 2017 ALA/ACRL elections. Vice-President/President-Elect: José Aguiñaga,  Glendale Community College Lauren Pressley, University of Washington-Tacoma Director-at-Large: Erin T. Smith, Westminster College Kelly Jacobsma, Hope College Director-at-Large: Annemarie Roscello, Bergen Community College Jeanne Davidson, South […]

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Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook Two-Volume Set Now Available

September 22, 2016 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of the two-volume Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook. Edited by Nicole Pagowsky and Kelly McElroy, these books provide a collection of ideas, best practices, and lesson plans that contribute to the richness of what it means to do this type of work in libraries. Critical pedagogy incorporates […]

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Keeping Up With… Small and Rural Libraries

September 21, 2016 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available. This month’s issue features a discussion of Small and Rural Libraries by Rebecca Freeman. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue will be […]

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REMINDER: ACRL 2017 Scholarship Applications Due October 7

September 20, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

Scholarship applications to attend ACRL 2017 are due on Friday, October 7! You may need to get references and other information in order, so don’t wait until the last minute to get started on your applications! ACRL is offering approximately 150 scholarships worth more than $100,000 for the conference to be held March 22 […]

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Member of the Week: Christina Sibley

September 19, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Christina Sibley is Distance Education Librarian at Arizona Western College in Yuma, AZ. Christina has been an ACRL member since 2005 and is your ACRL member of the week for September 19, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Creative, helpful, dependable. 2. What are you reading (or listening to on your mobile device)? I just […]