Sarah C. Clayton

Member of the Week: Sarah C. Clayton

December 18, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

Sarah C. Clayton is a digital scholarship specialist at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK. Sarah first joined ACRL in 2017 and is your ACRL member of the week for December 18, 2017. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Creative problem solver. 2. What are you reading (or listening […]

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Nominations Sought for ACRL Board of Directors

December 13, 2017 Megan Griffin 0

The ACRL Leadership Recruitment and Nominations Committee (LRNC) encourages members to nominate themselves or others to run for the position of ACRL vice-president/president-elect, director-at-large, and councilor in the 2019 elections.  The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2018. To nominate an individual or to self-nominate, please submit the online nomination […]

Net Neutrality

This Week’s Activities to Save Net Neutrality

December 12, 2017 Kara Malenfant 0

From the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch blog: This Thursday, December 14, 2017, the FCC is expected to vote on a proposal from Chairman Ajit Pai that would rollback the strong, enforceable net neutrality protections established in 2015. The meeting will be webcast, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm EST. As […]

Tara R. Malone

Member of the Week: Tara R. Malone

December 11, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

Tara R. Malone is an assistant professor and medical librarian at the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, OK. Tara first joined ACRL in 2015 and is your ACRL member of the week for December 11, 2017. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, skeptical, unconventional. 2. What are you reading (or listening […]

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ACRL Immersion Program – All New for 2018

December 7, 2017 Margot Conahan 0

The ACRL Immersion Program is all new for 2018! The 4.5-day program will take place at the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, Minnesota from July 29 to August 3, 2018. The new, more central location will provide easy travel access, while still providing the small campus feel with […]

The Fun of Motivation: Crossing the Threshold Concepts

December 7, 2017 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Fun of Motivation: Crossing the Threshold Concepts by Mary Francis, book number 71 in ACRL’s Publications in Librarianship series. This innovative book combines theory with specific lesson plans and assessment options to help readers explore, implement, and assess this powerful means of motivation. What’s […]

Net Neutrality

Keep the Pressure on Congress to Protect Net Neutrality

December 5, 2017 Kara Malenfant 0

From the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch blog: Nearly 9,000 advocates have raised a library voice in favor of net neutrality over the past week, adding significantly to the outcry over the FCC’s draconian draft order rescinding 2015 protections. According to our action center dashboard, 27,319 emails have been sent […]