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Member of the Week: Namita Santra

May 25, 2009 David Free 0

Namita Santra is Head Circulation Librarian at Sunway University College in Selangor, Malaysia. Namita has been an ACRL member since 2008 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, motivated, ambitious. 2. What are you reading right now? The White Tiger by Aravind […]

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New Digital Publication: The Kaleidoscopic Concern

May 22, 2009 David Free 0

ACRL announces the release of a new digital publication, “The Kaleidoscopic Concern” by Kaetrena D. Davis-Kendrick. This annotated bibliography on racial and ethnic diversity in librarianship focuses on new areas of study such as gender issues and white privilege with regard to racial minority and ethnic librarians. “The Kaleidoscopic Concern” […]

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ACRL Board of Directors Set Strategic Priorities

May 19, 2009 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors has adopted a set of six strategic priorities designed to continue the association’s forward progress over the next five years. At the recent ACRL 14th National Conference in Seattle, the board reviewed the Charting Our Future: ACRL Strategic Plan 2020 document, taking into consideration progress […]

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ACRL 2011 Registration Winner!

May 18, 2009 David Free 0

Congratulations to Helen Goldman of Auburn University! She is the winner of a free conference registration to the ACRL 15th National Conference to be held March 30 – April 2, 2011in Philadelphia. The complimentary registration was awarded through a random drawing of members who completed the recent ACRL membership survey. […]

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Member of the Week: Karen Munro

May 18, 2009 David Free 0

Karen Munro is Head, Library and Learning Commons at the University of Oregon in Portland.  Karen has been an ACRL member since 2002 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Just three words? 2. What are you reading right now (or listening to […]

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C&RL May 2009 Now Available online

May 15, 2009 Dawn Mueller 0

College and Research Libraries May 2009, Vol. 70, No. 3 Table of Contents Abstracts Editorial Full-text Articles The full-text of these articles are available to current ACRL members only. You will need your password to access them. Leveraging Lean Six Sigma to Culture, Nurture, and Sustain Assessment and Change in […]

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Is Google Waging a Public Relations Campaign on Libraries?

May 14, 2009 Kara Malenfant 0

From the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch Blog: Recently, Google representatives have initiated contact with members of the library community to explain, from their perspective, the proposed Google Book Search settlement agreement that was recently reached among Google, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the Authors Guild.  Specifically, Google […]