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2008 ALA Diversity Research Grants

April 29, 2008 David Free 0

The ALA Office for Diversity has extended its deadline for proposals for the 2008 Diversity Research Grants from April 30 to May 19, 2008.  Applicants must be current ALA members. 2008 proposals must address one of three identified topics: – The Impact of Rapidly Shifting Demographics on Information Needs, Services […]

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Chat on Copyright Act Section 108

April 28, 2008 Kara Malenfant 1

Join us tomorrow, Tuesday, April 29, 2008 (11 a.m. Pacific | 12:00 p.m. Mountain | 1:00 p.m. Central | 2:00 p.m. Eastern) to discuss the recently released Section 108 Study Group Report, an independent report sponsored by the U.S. Copyright Office and the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program […]

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Join us for National Library Legislative Day

April 24, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

Be one of the hundreds of library supporters from all across the country visiting Members of Congress to share stories about libraries in your communities and to talk about the needs and accomplishments of libraries in your area during the 2008 National Library Legislative Day. The event will be held […]

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Intern Needed to Update ACRL Scholarly Communication Toolkit

April 22, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

Are you a library school student and self starter who can work autonomously? We’re looking for someone with experience working in Drupal and familiarity with the changing system of scholarly communication and librarians’ roles in advocating for change. The person selected for this part-time, short term, independent position is responsible […]

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Please vote in the ALA/ACRL elections by April 24th!

April 21, 2008 Julie Todaro 0

The deadline for voting is fast approaching. It just takes a few minutes and we need to vote ourselves and encourage others to vote. Typically academic librarians don’t vote, but we need to turn that around this year and every year. Why? Although I have usually voted throughout my many […]

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New Choice Building

April 21, 2008 David Free 0

On March 25, Choice staff celebrated the groundbreaking for their new Liberty Square building in Middletown, CT. Pictures from the groundbreaking and construction are available on the ACRL Flickr site and in the following slideshow. Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. When completed, the building will have retail space on the ground […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Maura Smale

April 21, 2008 David Free 0

Maura Smale is Information Literacy Librarian and Coordinator of Library Instruction at NYC College of Technology (CUNY) in Brooklyn. Maura has been an ACRL member since 2006 and is your ACRL Member of the Week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Dedicated. Active. Learner. 2. What are you listening to […]

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Become an ALA Representative to IFLA

April 14, 2008 David Free 0

ACRL invites applicants to serve as ALA representatives to IFLA standing committees for the term 2009 — 2013. There is currently one vacancy each in the following IFLA committees: Art Libraries, Information Literacy, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Science and Technology Libraries, Social Science Libraries, and University Libraries/ General Research Libraries. […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Gerald Holmes

April 14, 2008 David Free 4

Gerald Holmes is Reference and Instructional Services Librarian at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Gerald has been an ACRL member since 1992 and is your ACRL Member of the Week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Imaginative, pragmatic, and principled. 2. What book are you currently reading? I am […]

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ACRL Podcast: Become an ACRL Legislative Advocate

April 8, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

We’re looking to expand our group of ACRL Legislative Advocates and invite you to join. Are you interested in federal legislation and policy affecting libraries, connected in your campus community, and willing to work with your members of Congress for change? ACRL needs you! Read more about the responsibilities, duties […]