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Submit a proposal for the ACRL/LLAMA Spring Virtual Institute

September 17, 2009 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL and LLAMA are now accepting proposals for their Spring Virtual Institute, “Doing Well by Doing Good: Entrepreneurial Leadership for Librarians.” Submissions will be accepted through November 16, 2009.  Complete details are available online. Taking place April 21-22, 2010, the ACRL/LLAMA Spring Virtual Institute will explore different models and aspects […]

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New PrePrint Available

September 15, 2009 Dawn Mueller 0

Article Title:    The York Digital Journals Project:  strategies for institutional Open Journal Systems Implementations Author:    Andrea Kosavic Accepted:    September 12, 2009 Anticipated Publication Date:    July 2010

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Member of the Week: Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe

September 14, 2009 David Free 0

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe is Coordinator for Information Literacy Services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Urbana, Illinois.  Lisa has been an ACRL member since 1994, is the 2009-2010 ACRL vice-president/ president-elect, and your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Engaged, intense, committed. 2. […]

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September 2009 C&RL Available online

September 11, 2009 Dawn Mueller 0

College and Research Libraries September 2009, Vol. 70, No. 5 Table of Contents Abstracts Guest 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. A Simulated Electronic Availability Study of Serial Articles through a University Library […]

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ACRL OnPoint Chat Sept 23: Ph.D.s in Academic Libraries

September 10, 2009 Kara Malenfant 0

Join us for the next free ACRL OnPoint chat: Ph.D.s in Academic Libraries: The Role of the Scholar-Librarian September 23, 2009 (10:00 a.m Pacific | 11:00 a.m. Mountain | 12:00 p.m. Central | 1:00 p.m. Eastern) This discussion will address the hybrid figure of the ‘scholar-librarian,’ focusing on the role […]

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Library Associations submit testimony to House Judiciary Committee on digital books hearing

September 9, 2009 Kara Malenfant 0

The American Library Association (ALA), the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and the Association for Research Libraries (ARL) have submitted testimony for the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee’s hearing on “Competition and Commerce in Digital Books” scheduled for 10 a.m. E.S.T. tomorrow. Specifically, the Library Associations shared […]

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C&RL News – September 2009

September 9, 2009 David Free 0

The September 2009 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail.  With the start of the new school year, many academic and research librarians are beginning the process of recording their activities for promotion and tenure packets, along with the usual yearly performance reviews. Librarians at […]

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Member of the Week: Michelle Maloney

September 8, 2009 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Michelle Maloney is Reference Librarian at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA.  Michelle has been an ACRL member since 2006 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Original, passionate, mindful, dedicated. 2. What are you reading right now (or listening to […]

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Go mobile @ ACRL Midwinter workshops

September 1, 2009 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is offering two professional development workshops focusing on mobile technology and libraries in conjunction with the 2010 ALA Midwinter Meeting held Jan.15-20, 2010 in Boston. Registration is now open, with an advance registration deadline of Dec. 4, 2009.  Complete workshop details including registration materials are available online. Anytime, Anywhere, […]