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Renewing & Negotiating Licenses Chat Archive

October 31, 2008 David Free 0

The archived transcript of the ACRL OnPoint chat on renewing and negotiating licenses is now available on the OnPoint website. Becky Albitz, Electronic Resources and Copyright Librarian at Penn State and ACRL Copyright Committee Chair, convened the discussion covering issues related to negotiating licenses for electronic content. Join us at […]

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IS Seeks Research for 2009 Annual Conference Program

October 31, 2008 David Free 0

The ACRL Instruction Section Conference Program Planning Committee is planning an exciting program for the 2009 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illuminating New Instruction Research: Applying Research to Practice. The goals of this panel program are to spotlight recent instruction-related research and to show how research can be actively used […]

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Reminder – Immersion ’09 applications due Dec. 8

October 29, 2008 Margot Conahan 0

Applications are now being accepted for Immersion ’09 Teacher and Program Tracks! December 8, 2008 is the deadline to apply. 2009 will bring a new structure to the Immersion Program. Teacher Track and Program tracks will continue to be offered together in summer 2009, and for the first time, Intentional […]

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Submit a Cyber Zed Shed proposal – Dec.12 deadline

October 29, 2008 Margot Conahan 0

Are you a tech savvy librarian using new technologies in innovative ways? Adapting existing technologies to reach user needs? Here is an opportunity to share your innovations with your colleagues, library administrators, and others at ACRL 14th National Conference, March 12-15, 2009, in Seattle! Grab your 20 minutes of fame and educate […]

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Member of the Week: Beth Lindsay

October 27, 2008 David Free 0

Beth Lindsay is Assistant Dean for Public Services and Outreach at Washington State University in Pullman, WA. Beth has been an ACRL member since 1998; was the first person to register for the 14th ACRL National Conference, to be held next year in Seattle; and is your ACRL member of […]

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ACRL announces Midwinter workshops

October 23, 2008 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is offering three professional development workshops in conjunction with the 2009 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver. Registration is now open for the January 23 workshops. -Bring it on Home! Creating Custom Search Plug-ins for Your Library (1:00 — 4:30 p.m,  Friday, January 23) Discover how to create search plug-ins […]

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ACRL Podcast: Peter Hernon on Assessment

October 22, 2008 David Free 0

In this podcast, ACRL 14th National Conference invited speaker and 2008 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year Peter Hernon talks with Virtual Conference Committee Co-Chair Scott Walter about assessment in academic libraries. Registration for the conference is now open! [display_podcast] About the Music: The music in ACRL Podcasts is […]

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Member of the Week: Lia Friedman

October 19, 2008 David Free 0

Lia Friedman is Head of Public Services, Instruction & Outreach Librarian at the University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, CA. Lia has been an ACRL member since 2006, and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, fair, collaborative. 2. What are […]

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This Monday is the deadline for poster session proposals!

October 15, 2008 Margot Conahan 0

Proposals for ACRL 14th National Conference poster session proposals are due by Monday, October 20. Poster sessions are informal presentations which feature successful solutions to problems or unique and innovative projects with important lessons for the academic and research library community. These interactive sessions will be scheduled in a single […]