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ACRL’s 2010 Emerging Leaders

October 28, 2009 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

ALA has announced the participants for the 2010 Emerging Leaders program. This year’s three ACRL-sponsored emerging leaders are Hui-Fen Chang, Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian, Oklahoma State University Library, sponsored by ACRL; Wendy Girven, Public Services Librarian, University of Alaska – Juneau, sponsored by the ACRL University Library Section; and […]

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Four New Preprints Now Available

October 27, 2009 Dawn Mueller 1

Article Title: Moving Beyond Citation Analysis: How Surveys and Interviews Enhance, Enrich, and Expand Your Research Findings Authors: Paula M. Storm, Susann deVries, Robert Kelly Accepted: October 23, 2009 Anticipated Publication Date: September 2010 Article Title: External Reporting Lines of Academic Special Libraries: A Health Sciences Case Study Authors: Amy […]

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Member of the Week: Theresa Liedtka

October 26, 2009 David Free 1

Theresa Liedtka is Dean of the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga’s Lupton Library in Chattanooga, TN. Theresa has been an ACRL member since 1999 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Patron-focused, energetic, progressive. 2. What are you reading right now? I just finished […]

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Join in Library Advocacy Day, June 2010

October 23, 2009 Kara Malenfant 0

For one year only, Library Advocacy Day will replace National Library Legislative Day. On Tuesday, June 29, 2010, in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference, library advocates from all 50 states and Washington, D.C. will meet at Upper Senate Park on the U.S. Capitol grounds. The event, which will begin […]

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H1N1 and the Library Response Chat Archive

October 22, 2009 David Free 0

The archive from the “H1N1 and the Library Response” ACRL OnPoint chat held October 20 is now available on the ACRL Website. Join us on November 12 for the next OnPoint chat, “Getting Involved With ACRL.” In this discussion, ACRL Vice-President Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe and Executive Director Mary Ellen Davis […]

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2008 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

October 21, 2009 David Free 0

2008 Academic Library Trends and Statistics, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications, is now available from ACRL. The three-volume set includes associate of arts institutions, master’s colleges and universities/baccalaureate colleges and research/doctoral-granting […]

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Member of the Week: Arlie Sims

October 19, 2009 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Arlie Sims is Head of Reference and Instructional Services and Coordinator of Staff Development at the Columbia College Chicago Library in Chicago. Arlie has been an ACRL member since 1995 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Flexible, Communicative, Questioning. 2. What are you […]

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Upcoming e-Learning Seminars and Webcasts

October 15, 2009 David Free 4

Registration is now open for October and November e-learning opportunities from ACRL. Stretch your professional development budget by registering now for these affordable distance learning courses and events! For more information on each course, including a link to online registration and registration fees, please visit the course page by clicking […]

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New C&RL Preprint Available

October 14, 2009 Dawn Mueller 0

Article Title: Information-Seeking Behavior in the Digital Age: A Multi-disciplinary Study of Academic Researchers Author: Xuemei Ge Accepted: October 11, 2009 Anticipated Publication Date: September 2010