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Register Now for Upcoming ACRL eLearning Events

May 27, 2008 David Free 0

Registration is closing soon for the following ACRL eLearning Events.  Space is limited, so reserve your seat today! All Users Are Local: Bringing the Library Next Door to the Campus WorldWide June 2 – 21, 2008 Register Online Course Description: This seminar will provide you with the information you need […]

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Lori Goetsch elected ACRL vice-president/ president-elect

May 22, 2008 David Free 0

Lori A. Goetsch, dean of libraries at Kansas State University, has been elected ACRL vice-president/president-elect. She will become president-elect following the 2008 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif., and assume the presidency in July 2009 for a one-year term. A full biography of Goetsch is available in […]

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Member of the Week: Stephen Francoeur

May 20, 2008 David Free 0

Stephen Francoeur is Information Services Librarian at Brauch College in New York City. Stephen has been an ACRL member since 2000 and is your ACRL Member of the Week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Open to change. 2. What book are you currently reading? Right now I’m reading Yochai […]

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C&RL – May 2008

May 15, 2008 Dawn Mueller 0

The May 2008  issue (Vol. 69, no. 3) of C&RL is now available online. Abstracts Full-text Articles The full-text of these articles are available to current ACRL members only. You will need your password to access them. Every Library’s Nightmare? Digital Rights Management, Use Restrictions, and Licensed Scholarly Digital Resources […]

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GLLS Registration Open!

May 12, 2008 David Free 0

Registration is now open for the 2008 Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium! The symposium is limited to 350 participants, so make sure to register early. The event was a huge hit last year and promises to be even better this time around.

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Member of the Week: Aaron Dobbs

May 12, 2008 David Free 3

Aaron Dobbs is Systems Librarian at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Aaron has been an ACRL member since 2000, was elected an ALA Councilor-At-Large in the recently completed ALA election, and is your ACRL Member of the Week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Strategic, Multi-talented, Activist. 2. What book are […]

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ACRL Podcast: Eradicating The Rogue Assignment

May 9, 2008 David Free 1

n this podcast, Nina McHale from University of Colorado-Denver discusses rogue library assignments with College & Research Libraries News editor-in-chief David Free. McHale’s article “Eradicating the Rouge Assignment” appears in the May 2008 issue of C&RL News. How do you handle rogue assignments at your library? Leave a comment on […]

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C&RL News – May 2008

May 9, 2008 David Free 1

The May 2008 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail. Creative yet manageable library assignments are critical to the success of any information literacy program. But sometimes assignments go awry, despite the best intentions of librarians and faculty. Nina McHale provides tips on dealing with […]

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New ACRL Publications

May 8, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 1

ACRL has released two new publications, Information Literacy Instruction Handbook and Copyright Policies: CLIP Note #39, for your reading pleasure. Both titles are now shipping from the ALA Online Store. The Information Literacy Instruction Handbook takes a practical approach to information literacy, with an emphasis on up-to-date situations and approaches. […]

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Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium 2008

May 7, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to again collaborate with ALA TechSource, the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) on the the second annual Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium. The symposium will be held in the Chicago area from November 2-4, 2008. Preliminary information […]