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Mary Jane Petrowski Receives 2018 UNC SILS Distinguished Alumni Award

May 18, 2018 David Free 0

Congratulations to ACRL Associate Director Mary Jane Petrowski on receiving the 2018 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award. The award was presented to Petrowski at the school’s 2018 Spring Convocation. Since 2002, Petrowski has been Associate Director at the ACRL, […]

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RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Spring 2018

May 17, 2018 Dawn Mueller 0

The Spring 2018 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 (read it this time, please).” Research […]

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CLIPP Publications Call for Proposals

May 16, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

The ACRL/CLS CLIPP (College Library Information on Policy and Practice) Committee invites you to submit a preliminary proposal for its CLIPP publication series. While we welcome proposals on any topic that is relevant for small and mid-sized academic libraries, this call we are specifically looking for proposals looking at the […]

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Framing Information Literacy Webcast Series

May 15, 2018 Margot Conahan 0

Many librarians struggle with the best methods, activities, and practices for teaching information literacy. Developing learning outcomes and activities, overcoming student and faculty apathy toward information literacy instruction, and meeting instruction and institutional goals can be difficult if you’re feeling overwhelmed with instructional jargon, or uncertain in your teaching due […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Mary M. Case

May 14, 2018 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Mary M. Case is University Librarian and Dean of Libraries at the University of Illinois at Chicago University Library. Mary first joined ACRL in 1986 and is your ACRL member of the week for May 14, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Open, Collaborative, Optimistic. What are you reading (or listening to […]

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CLS Seeks Council of Independent Colleges Liaison

May 11, 2018 Allison Payne 0

The ACRL College Libraries Section (CLS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 2019–July 2022) as the ACRL liaison to the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between CIC and ACRL in order to form strong relationships and advance the […]

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ACRL EBSS Celebrates 50th Anniversary

May 8, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL’s Education and Behavioral Sciences Section (EBSS)  is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018!  Boasting around one thousand active members, EBSS is proud to mark this milestone with a “Good As Gold Celebration” during the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Friday, June 22, […]

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2018 ACRL President’s Program at ALA Annual Conference

May 8, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

Join ACRL for its President’s Program at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. Hosted by ACRL President Cheryl A. Middleton, this program will take place from 10:30 am-12:00 pm on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 291-292. Titled “Beyond Resilience: Crafting a […]