Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Meet the Presidents: Erika Linke

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. Erika Linke is Associate Dean of University Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University and served as ACRL President from 2008-2009. 1. Three words to describe your ACRL presidency: Intense, rewarding, deeply satisfying. 2. What

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: Robert Bingham Downs

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. Robert Bingham Downs (1903-1991) was the third President of ACRL from 1940-1941. During that time, he was also the Director of Libraries for the New York University System. Downs also served as

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ACRL Releases New Roles for the Road Ahead

As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, ACRL announces the release of “New Roles for the Road Ahead: Essays Commissioned for ACRL’s 75th Anniversary” authored by well-known bloggers and thought leaders Steven J. Bell, associate university librarian at Temple University, Lorcan Dempsey, vice-president of OCLC research and chief strategist, and

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: Joseph Henry Reason

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. Joseph Henry Reason (1905-1997) was the 34th president of ACRL serving from 1971-1972. He the first African-American to serve as president of ACRL. During the same time, he was the director of

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: Neal Rotan Harlow

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. Neal Rotan Harlow (1908-2000) was the 26th president of ACRL, serving from 1963-1964. During that time, he was also dean of the Graduate School of Library Service in Rutgers University in New

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Meet the ACRL Presidents: Maureen Sullivan

Over the course of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, we’ll highlight the association’s history by profiling our past presidents. Maureen Sullivan is the Professor of Practice and Organization Development Consultant at the School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College and served as ACRL President from 1998-1999. 1. Three words to describe your ACRL