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Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services in Archival Repositories and Special Collections Libraries

November 14, 2017 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors has approved new Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services in Archival Repositories and Special Collections Libraries. In order to support increasing demands on archival repositories and special collections libraries to demonstrate the value they provide their constituencies, archivists and special collections librarians have become […]

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Member of the Week: Haipeng Li

November 13, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

Haipeng Li is the university librarian at the University of California, Merced in Merced, CA. Haipeng first joined ACRL in 1993 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 13, 2017. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Dedicated, respectful and forward-thinking. 2. What are you reading (or listening to on […]

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ACRL 2019 Conference Proposals

November 9, 2017 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL invites proposal submissions for the ACRL 2019 conference to be held April 10-13, 2019, in Cleveland, Ohio. Contributed paper, panel session, preconference and workshop proposals are due May 4, 2018. Poster session, roundtable discussion, TechConnect and virtual conference webcast proposals are due October 12, 2018. Submit proposals via the […]

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RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Fall 2017

November 8, 2017 Dawn Mueller 0

The Fall 2017 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016. Editor’s Note Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note.” Research Articles D. Courtenay McLeland. “Artists’ Books […]

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Tell Department of Education to Make Libraries Grant-Eligible

November 6, 2017 Kara Malenfant 0

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is seeing public comments on its “Proposed Supplemental Priorities of Discretionary Grant Programs,” that is the areas where the ED plans to focus competitive grant programs, due Monday, November 13. Each time the ED revisits its priorities is an opportunity for libraries to demonstrate […]

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Member of the Week: Lorelei B. Rutledge

November 6, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

Lorelei B. Rutledge is an assistant librarian at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. Lorelei first joined ACRL in 2011 and is your ACRL member of the week for November 6, 2017. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Motivated, curious, innovative. 2. What are you reading (or listening to […]

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C&RL News – November 2017

November 3, 2017 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The November 2017 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. The continued focus on the accuracy of information in both traditional and social media provides an important opportunity for academic and research librarians to provide information literacy instruction that is meaningful to students beyond their classroom assignments. In their article […]