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Register by Friday for Web Design e-learning course

January 20, 2010 Margot Conahan 0

Register for the ACRL e-learning course, “Designing Usable and Accessible Web Pages:  Needs Analysis, Design Planning, XHTML and CSS Standards, Accessibility Validation, and Usability Testing,” by this Friday, January 22.  Registration materials are online. The multi-week course begins on Monday, January 25, 2010. Designing Usable and Accessible Web Pages: Needs […]

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ACRL/ Harvard Advanced Leadership Institute

January 18, 2010 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL/ Harvard Advanced Leadership Institute for Senior Academic Librarians by this Friday, January 22. The institute enables senior library leaders to better understand and respond to a complicated set of leadership challenges facing academic libraries by creating a highly-interactive and engaging learning environment that will strengthen strategic leadership skills, enhance […]

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Member of the Week: Joan Ruelle

January 18, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 2

Joan Ruelle is University Librarian at Hollins University in Roanoke, VA. Joan has been an ACRL member since 1997 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: True-believer, hopeful. 2. What are you reading right now? The Toss of a Lemon by Padma Viswanathan […]

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2010 ACRL Presidential Candidates Forum Broadcasting Live

January 17, 2010 David Free 1

The 2010 ACRL Presidential Candidates Forum is now broadcasting live from Boston. The 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 Librarian and Director of the University of Utah […]

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C&RL News – January 2010

January 13, 2010 David Free 0

The January 2010 issue of C&RL News is now in the mail and available online through our new publishing partners at HighWire Press. As social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter move into the mainstream, more and more libraries are examining ways to integrate them into their communication plans. […]

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ACRL Journals Now Live at HighWire Press

January 13, 2010 David Free 1

Online versions of ACRL’s three serial publications are now available through our new partnership with HighWire Press, a division of the Stanford University Libraries. The move of ACRL’s publications from the association Website to the HighWire platform will provide a number of benefits including improved search capabilities both within and […]

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ACRL and ALA call for increased public access to federally funded research; Associations encourage members to do likewise by Jan. 21

January 12, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

The American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) today submitted comments to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) supporting increased public access to research funded by federal science and technology agencies. The ALA and ACRL have long believed that ensuring […]

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Winter 2010 e-Learning Schedule

January 12, 2010 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is offering a wide variety of online learning opportunities in winter 2010 to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. Full details and registration information is available on the ACRL Web site. Registration for all online seminars and Webcasts qualifies for the ACRL Frequent Learner Program. Register for […]

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ACRL Presidential Candidate’s Forum in Boston

January 11, 2010 Megan Griffin 1

The 2010 candidates for ACRL Vice-President/ President-Elect will participate in an open forum from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 17 in the Marriott Copley Place, Grand Ballroom B-D. Come hear Frank D’Andraia and Joyce Ogburn discuss their platforms and vision for ACRL. D’Andraia is Service Professor in the Department […]

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Member of the Week: Marc Gartler

January 11, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 2

Marc Gartler is Director of Library Services at the Harrington College of Design in Chicago. Marc has been an ACRL member since 2006 and is your ACRL member of the week. Photograph of Marc Gartler by James Godman. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Active, constant, fortunate. 2. What are […]