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Apply for ACRL awards by December 5

September 11, 2008 David Free 0

Nominations and applications for ACRL awards are due December 5, 2008! These special recognitions enhance the sense of personal growth and accomplishment of ACRL members, provide membership with role models, and strengthen the image of membership in the eyes of employers, leadership, and the academic community as a whole. ACRL […]

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ACRL Publications Information Literacy Smorgasbord!

September 9, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

Hard at work planning instruction sessions for the new school year? Looking for new ways to incorporate information literacy skills into your curriculum? ACRL Publications is offering an exciting, limited-time package sale featuring several of our most popular information literacy titles! Purchase the Information Literacy Instruction Handbook along with either […]

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2009 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant

September 8, 2008 David Free 0

Libraries of all types, including academic and research libraries, are invited to apply for the $3,000 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant. The grant will be awarded to the library with the best public awareness campaign incorporating the 2009 National Library Week theme, “Worlds connect @ your library®.” All […]

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Member of the Week: Penny Beile

September 8, 2008 David Free 1

Penny Beile is head of the Curriculum Materials Center at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Penny has been an ACRL member since 1995 and is your ACRL Member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Energetic. Engaged. Dependable. 2. What are you currently reading? The Life […]

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I Love My Librarian Award nominations

September 5, 2008 David Free 0

Nominations are now being accepted for The Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award, administered by ALA’s Public Information Office and Campaign for America’s Libraries, encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of librarians for their efforts to improve the lives of people […]

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ACRL Podcast: The Desk and Beyond

September 5, 2008 David Free 0

n this podcast, College & Research Libraries News editor-in-chief David Free talks with Sarah Steiner and Leslie Madden of Georgia State University, editors of the ACRL publication The Desk and Beyond: Next Generation Reference Services. They are joined by chapter authors Meredith Farkas of Norwich University, Ross LaBaugh of California […]

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C&RL News – September 2008

September 4, 2008 David Free 0

The September 2008 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail. By September, the fall term is usually in full swing at most academic libraries. The new school year presents opportunities for new outreach and collaboration with a variety of campus partners. Looking outside the walls […]

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Member of the Week: Peter Hernon

September 2, 2008 David Free 0

Peter Hernon is Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College in Boston. Peter has been an ACRL member since 1985, was named 2008 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year, and is your ACRL Member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: […]