Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: Ralph Eugene Ellsworth

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. Ralph Eugene Ellsworth (1907-2000) was the 14th and 24th president of ACRL, serving from 1951-52 and again from 1961-62. Ellsworth is the only person to have served two terms as ACRL president.

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ACRL 75 Reasons….

For 75 years, ACRL has been helping academic librarians and their libraries succeed by providing professional development opportunities, up-to-date industry information, advocacy, opportunities for service and leadership, networking opportunities, and support for new members of the profession. Here’s what ACRL members have to say about the value of their membership.

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75th Anniversary Scholarship Donor: Elizabeth (Beth) Dupuis

As part of the celebration of ACRL’s 75th Anniversary, we’ve launched a fundraising campaign to fund 75 scholarships for ACRL 2015. Over the course of the campaign, we’ll profile the ACRL 75th Anniversary scholarship donors and learn why they chose to support to the campaign. This month we profile ACRL Circle of Friends

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: Joyce L. Ogburn

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. Joyce L. Ogburn is Dean of Libraries at the Appalachian State University Belk Library and Information Commons and served as ACRL President from 2011–2012. 1. Three words to describe your ACRL presidency: Exciting, productive, rewarding.

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: W. Lee Hisle

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. W. Lee Hisle served as ACRL President from 1997-1998. 1. Three words to describe your ACRL presidency: Values. Advocacy. Service. 2. What is your most enduring memory of your presidential year? The

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ALA Council Resolution On ACRL’s 75th Anniversary

This year, ACRL celebrates its 75th Anniversary as a division of the American Library Association. As we celebrate this auspicious occasion we take some time to look back at the significant milestones in the association’s history, and also look forward to the future – thinking about how we will continue

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What Would You Put in the ACRL 75th Anniversary Time Capsule?

It’s 2040. ACRL members are gathered to open the ACRL 75th anniversary  time capsule. You are watching a live feed of the event on your iPhone 16. The first item is pulled from the time capsule.  It is a . . . What would you put in the time capsule?