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C&RL Preprint: Information Literacy Skills Gap?

June 30, 2009 Dawn Mueller 0

Article Title: Is there an information literacy skills gap to be bridged? An examination of faculty perceptions and activities relating to information literacy in the United States and England Author: Jacqui Weetman DaCosta Accepted: June 29, 2009 Anticipated Publication Date: March 2010

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New Publication – Teaching Literary Research

June 30, 2009 Kathryn Deiss 0

New from ACRL,  Teaching Literary Research: Challenges in a Changing Environment is a collection of essays that explores the relationship between information literacy and literary research. English professors and librarians provide perspectives on this relationship through presentations of best practices in teaching students from first year undergraduate through graduate levels. […]

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Member of the Week: Alberta Bailey

June 29, 2009 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Alberta S. Bailey is Director for Public Services at the University of Arkansas University Libraries in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  Alberta has been an ACRL member since 1997 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words:Reasonable, Supportive, Collaborative. 2. What are you reading right now? I am […]

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Register Now For Summer e-Learning Webcasts

June 24, 2009 David Free 0

Registration is now open for ACRL’s summer 2009 e-Learning opportunities.  We are offering a wide variety of online learning opportunities in summer 2009 to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. Full details and registration information are available on the ACRL Web site. ACRL e-Learning Webcasts last from an […]

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Member of the Week: Janet Fore

June 22, 2009 David Free 1

Janet S. Fore is Library Director of the Cushwa-Leighton Library at Saint Mary’s College in Norte Dame, Indiana.  Janet has been an ACRL member since 1985 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, Collaborative, Laughter-Loving. 2. What are you reading right now? […]

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“Influencing without Authority” – a new publication from ACRL!

June 18, 2009 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Influencing without Authority, second in the ACRL Active Guide Series. Written by Melanie Hawks, frequent consultant and trainer on leadership and influence, Influencing Without Authority provides guidance to those seeking to gain support for their ideas, developing collaborative relationships and becoming recognized leaders regardless of […]

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Scholarly Communication 101 materials now online

June 17, 2009 Kara Malenfant 0

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is extending the reach of the “Scholarly Communication 101: Starting with the Basics” workshop by adding related materials to its popular Scholarly Communication Toolkit. The materials — including short videos, presentation templates and handouts — were developed for the half-day workshop offered […]

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ArtsGuide to Chicago

June 16, 2009 David Free 2

The ACRL Arts Section ArtsGuide to Chicago is now available. The Arts Section has been producing this excellent guide to arts, entertainment, and culture for each ALA Conference host city since 2007. The ArtsGuide to Chicago is a selective guide to arts activities taking place during the conference.  Some of […]