Larry P. Alford

ACRL Member of the Week: Larry Alford

August 27, 2018 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Larry Alford is the Chief Librarian at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario. Larry has been a member of ACRL for 33 years and is your ACRL member of the week for August 27, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: A proud librarian. What are you reading (or listening to […]

Amy Mars

ACRL Member of the Week: Amy Mars

August 20, 2018 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Amy Mars is a research, instruction, and outreach librarian at Saint Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Amy has been a member of ACRL for two years and is your ACRL member of the week for August 20, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, compassionate, driven. What are you reading (or […]

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2018 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

August 16, 2018 David Free 0

Nominations are open through October 1, 2018, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users like you to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Each year 10 librarians are selected. Each librarian receives a $5,000 cash award, […]

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ACRL 2019 Conference Scholarship Donor: Douglas K. Lehman

August 15, 2018 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

ACRL is able to award scholarships to academic and research librarians and library staff to attend the ACRL 2019 Conference thanks to donors like Douglas K. Lehman. The association is strongly dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and the Scholarships Committee gives preference to applicants who are from diverse cultural/ethnic […]

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ALA IFC Meeting Room Interpretation Revision Suggestions

August 14, 2018 David Free 0

The ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC) has formed a working group to revise the recently adopted Meeting Room Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights (view the interpretation, adopted in June 2018, here: https://bit.ly/2v6ug1K). These volunteers bring multiple voices and a broad range of perspectives to the table from throughout […]

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ACRL Program Proposals for 2019 ALA Annual Conference Due August 31

August 14, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

As a reminder, ACRL program proposals for the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC, are due August 31, 2018. The ACRL Professional Development Committee will review proposals and select the 2019 Annual Conference programs, with notifications issued in November, 2018. ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual […]

Clara Chu

ACRL Member of the Week: Clara M. Chu

August 13, 2018 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Clara Chu is the Director and Mortenson Distinguished Professor at the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign. Clara has been a member of ACRL for two years and is your ACRL member of the week for August 13, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Conscientious, thoughtful, […]