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Friday 1/29 registration deadline for Copyright e-learning course

January 27, 2010 Margot Conahan 0

Register for the ACRL e-learning course, “Copyright and the Library Part 2: Library, Classroom and Other Issues Including the DMCA (Sections 512 and 1201),” by this Friday, January 29, 2010.  Registration materials are online.  The multi-week course runs February 1-19, 2010. Course Description: Examine issues pertaining to libraries with a […]

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What’s Happening With ACRL

January 27, 2010 Mary Ellen Davis 0

ACRL is a large organization with many discrete parts — committees, sections, interest groups, Board of Directors, staff, and many more – working together to forward the association’s strategic purpose to lead academic and research libraries in advancing learning and scholarship. Each quarter, the ACRL staff provides the Board of […]

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Member of the Week: Rachel Slough

January 26, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Rachel Slough is Graduate Assistant to Teaching and Learning (Wells Library) and MLS candidate at the Indiana University School of Library and Information Science in Bloomington, IN. Rachel has been an ACRL member since 2008 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Enthusiastic, […]

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SCOAP3 needs your support NOW to move forward

January 25, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL has long supported the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access in Particle Physics Publishing (SCOAP3) initiative and encourages members who subscribe to high-energy physics journals to sign an expression of interest. ACRL welcomes this experiment in new funding models and recognizes its potential to inform scholarly publishing more globally. SCOAP3 […]

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Two New Preprints Now Available!

January 25, 2010 Dawn Mueller 0

Article Title:    Knowing Where They Went:  Six Years of Online Access Statistics via the Online Catalog for Federal Government Information Author:    Christopher C. Brown Accepted:    January 24, 2010 Anticipated Publication Date:    November 2010 Article Title:    Reframing Information Literacy as a Metaliteracy Authors:    Thomas P. Mackey, Trudi E. Jacobson Accepted:    January […]

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ACRL 2011 Registration Winner

January 22, 2010 David Free 0

Congratulations to Julia McGinnis, technical services librarian at California University of Pennsylvania in California, PA, winner of the drawing for free ACRL 2011 registration at the ACRL booth at ALA Midwinter! ACRL 2011 be held in Philadelphia from March 30 – April 2, 2011. The call for participation is now […]

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2010 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Winners

January 21, 2010 David Free 9

ACRL is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award: The Bucks County Community College Library, Newtown, Pa.; the A.C. Buehler Library at Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Ill.; and the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries. Sponsored by ACRL and YBP Library Services, the award recognizes the staff […]

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Maureen Sullivan Named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

January 21, 2010 David Free 2

Maureen Sullivan, owner of Maureen Sullivan Associates and Professor of Practice in the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science Ph.D. Program in Managerial Leadership, is the 2010 Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by YBP Library Services, recognizes […]

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ACRL Podcast: 2010 Presidential Candidates Forum

January 20, 2010 David Free 0

On January 17, 2010, the 2010 ACRL Presidential Candidates Forum was held at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston. The 2010 candidates for ACRL Vice-President/ President-Elect are Frank D’Andraia (Service Professor in the Department Information Studies at the University at Albany, State University of New York) and Joyce Ogburn (University […]