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May 12 deadline for ACRL 14th National Conference proposals

May 7, 2008 Margot Conahan 0

The deadline for proposals for ACRL 14th National Conference contributed papers, panel sessions, preconferences, and workshops is Monday, May 12, 2008.  The ACRL 14th National Conference, to be held in Seattle, March 12-15, 2009, will offer a forum for an exciting and energizing exchange of ideas on research, practices, developments, and visions […]

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OnPoint Chat on Green Libraries

May 7, 2008 David Free 0

Join us on Tuesday May 14, 2008 (10 a.m. Pacific | 11 a.m. Mountain | 12 p.m. Central | 1 p.m. Eastern – note time change!) for the next ACRL OnPoint chat, covering the topic of green libraries. ACRL OnPoint is a live series of informal monthly chat sessions that […]

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C&RL preprints go open access!

May 6, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 2

The recently launched preprint service of College & Research Libraries is now completely open to the public, regardless of ACRL membership status. C&RL preprints are fully vetted articles that are ready for publication pending only final copy editing and space in an upcoming issue. Under the new open access model, […]

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ACRL Co-sponsors Sparky Video Contest

May 5, 2008 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL is pleased to co-sponsor the second annual Sparky Awards, a contest organized by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) to recognize the best new short videos illustrating the value of information sharing. It aims to broaden the discussion of access to scholarly research by inviting students to […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Char Booth

May 5, 2008 David Free 0

Char Booth is Reference and Instruction Librarian/ Communication Bibliographer at Ohio University Libraries. Char has been an ACRL member since 2006, was a 2007 ALA Emerging Leader, and is your ACRL Member of the Week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Ready, steady, go. 2. What are you listening to […]