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ACRL, Syracuse University and WISE present online course

July 29, 2008 David Free 1

ACRL is partnering with Syracuse University and the Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) Consortium to offer WISE+: Contemporary Academic Librarianship, an online continuing education opportunity taught by ACRL Past President Julie Todaro this fall. The three-month, asynchronous course examines 21st century academic libraries (community college, college and university) within the […]

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Member of the Week: Karen Chobot

July 28, 2008 David Free 0

Karen Chobot is Director of the Mildred Johnson Library at the North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, ND. Karen has been an ACRL member since 1994 and is your ACRL Member of the Week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Reading, learning, sharing. 2. What are you currently […]

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Erika Linke On The Radio

July 23, 2008 David Free 0

On July 22, ACRL President Erika Linke appeared on the WAMU – American University Radio/ Public Radio International program The Kojo Nnamdi Show as a panelist in a segment titled “More Information, Less Knowledge?”. The hour-long discussion highlights the changes in research habits in the Internet Age and “how our […]

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Member of the Week: Nicholas Baker

July 22, 2008 David Free 0

Nicholas Baker is Reference and Web Services Librarian at Williams College Libraries in Williamstown, MA. Nicholas has been an ACRL member since 2005 and is your ACRL Member of the Week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Creative, outgoing, bibliophile. 2. What are you reading/ listening to on your iPod? […]

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RBM Editor Announced!

July 21, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Beth Whittaker as editor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage (RBM). Whittaker served on the RBM editorial board from 2006-2008 and brings in-depth knowledge of the world of rare books […]

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July C&RL

July 21, 2008 Dawn Mueller 1

The July 2008 issue (Volume 69, Number 4) of College & Research Libraries 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. The Role of Information Architecture in Designing a Third-Generation Library Web Site […]

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ACRL Announces “Practical Pedagogy for Library Instructors”

July 11, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is proud to announce the publication of a new book Practical Pedagogy for Library Instructors: 17 Innovative Strategies to Improve Student Learning edited by Douglas Cook and Ryan L. Sittler. This new volume gathers seventeen case-studies using unique instructional methodologies framed by sound pedagogical theory. This practical casebook is […]

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OIF Privacy Rights Campaign

July 10, 2008 David Free 0

ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom is asking librarians to share their opinions and policies on information privacy in an anonymous survey at The results will help shape the strategic direction of OIF’s new grassroots initiative to rally Americans around a set of information privacy standards for the 21st Century. […]

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Register Now for Upcoming eLearning Events from ACRL

July 9, 2008 David Free 1

Registration is closing soon for the following eLearning events. Space in these events is limited, so reserve your spot today! For more information including rates on these courses, please visit the course page by clicking the title below. Information Commons 101: Principles and Good Practices July 22, 2008 11 a.m. […]