Damiana Fortenberry

ACRL Member of the Week: Damiana Fortenberry

March 23, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Damiana Fortenberry is a library associate at the Gwinnett County Public Library in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Damiana, a 2020 ALA Emerging Leader, has been a member of ACRL for 3 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for March 23, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: Kind, enthusiastic, detail-oriented. […]

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Librarianship in the Time of Coronavirus

March 20, 2020 Sara Goek 0

Librarians and library workers are first and foremost people and, for all of us, a pandemic makes for challenging times. But we are in this together. At ACRL we want to foster community and care through technology and across distances.   To help the academic library community cope and learn from each other in challenging and rapidly changing circumstances, over the coming days […]

Pandemic Resources for Academic Libraries LibGuide

March 20, 2020 David Free 0

ALA and ACRL are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain times. Now more than ever, academic and research librarians and libraries are essential to a thriving global community of learners and scholars. ACRL has launched a new Pandemic Resources for Academic Libraries […]

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Keeping Up With… Microaggressions

March 19, 2020 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 Microaggressions by Tarica LaBossiere and Abby Deese. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue […]

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Academic Libraries and COVID-19

March 18, 2020 ACRL Board of Directors 0

The ACRL Board of Directors affirms the statement that ALA and the ALA Allied Professional Association (APA) have made regarding library services during the COVID-19 pandemic. We strongly urge the closure of in-person services at academic and research libraries. In alignment with ALA and with APA, we also urge libraries […]

Erin Roper

ACRL Member of the Week: Erin Roper

March 16, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Erin Roper is a librarian at the Mohave Community College in Kingman, Arizona, a 2020 ALA Emerging Leader, and your ACRL Member of the Week for March 16, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: Open-minded, driven, problem-solver. What are you reading (or listening to on your mobile device(s)? I am […]

Open Learning For Uncertain Times

March 13, 2020 David Free 0

ALA and ACRL are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain times. Now more than ever, academic and research librarians and libraries are essential to a thriving global community of learners and scholars. Whether you are working on campus or supporting your […]

Around ACRL: March 14, 2020

March 13, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Want to know what is happening in ACRL and its sections, interest groups, and discussion groups? Check out ACRL Insider every other Friday to keep up-to-date on activities from around the association. Interested in curriculum mapping? Join the Distance Learning Section‘s author forum March 19 at 3:00 pm central to […]