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New Online Information Literacy Workshops

January 7, 2010 David Free 0

ACRL and the TLT Group are co-sponsoring two online information literacy workshops this winter. Best Practices in Information Literacy in Undergraduate Education (Wednesdays, January 20, 27 and February 3, 2010 at 2:00 — 3:00 pm Eastern) – This workshop will introduce a variety of related resources, describe key elements of […]

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Join in Library Advocacy Day, June 2010

January 7, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

For one year only, Library Advocacy Day will replace National Library Legislative Day (NLLD). On June 29, 2010, 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 at 11 a.m., will feature guest speakers, […]

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ACRL Selects Value of Academic Libraries Researcher

January 6, 2010 David Free 1

ACRL is pleased to announce the selection of Megan Oakleaf, assistant professor in the iSchool at Syracuse University, as lead researcher for its value of academic libraries project. A recognized expert in outcomes-based assessment and decision making, Oakleaf will develop and deliver a comprehensive review of the quantitative and qualitative […]

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New Preprint Available

January 5, 2010 Dawn Mueller 0

Article Title:    Unheard Voices:  Institutional Repository End-Users Authors:    Beth St. Jean, Soo Young Rieh, Elizabeth Yakel, Karen Markey Accepted:    December 26, 2009 Anticipated Publication Date:    November 2010

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Apply now to host ACRL workshop Scholarly Communication 101

January 5, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL is now accepting applications from prospective hosts for “Scholarly Communication 101: Starting with the Basics.” Recognizing that scholarly communication issues are central to the work of all academic librarians and all types of institutions, ACRL is pleased to offer this free half day workshop at five locations across the […]

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Become a more effective advocate at ALA MW session

January 5, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL is pleased to co-sponsor this session, and we invite you to attend. There is no fee and no advanced registration necessary. Pump Up the Volume: How to Be Heard on Federal Legislation The ALA Washington Office is sponsoring a plenary session on advocacy for federal legislation. Librarians and library […]

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Member of the Week: Wendy Girven

January 4, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Wendy Girven is Public Services Librarian at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, AK. Wendy has been an ACRL member since 2007, is a 2010 ALA Emerging Leader, and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Thinks on feet. 2. What are you […]