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Issue Brief on Streaming of Films for Educational Purposes

February 22, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

Last Friday, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) released an issue brief that reviews the legal status of streaming entire films to students located outside of physical classrooms. The discussion was prompted by recent news of a disagreement between the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a media equipment trade […]

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Member of the Week: Amanda Dinscore

February 22, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Amanda Dinscore is Public Services Librarian at California State University-Fresno’s Henry Madden Library in Fresno, CA. Amanda has been an ACRL member since 2009, is a 2010 ALA Emerging Leader, and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, Engaged, Optimistic. 2. What are […]

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ACRL e-learning call for proposals

February 18, 2010 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL invites proposal submissions for our ACRL e-learning Program.  Submissions are being accepted for live webcasts and asynchronous online courses.  The full text of the Call for Proposals is online. e-Learning Formats Webcasts: ACRL webcasts usually run 90 minutes in length, including time for audience Q&A.  Webcasts are offered live […]

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2010 Emerging Leaders to Support ACRL 101 Program

February 17, 2010 David Free 1

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to welcome a group of ALA Emerging Leaders to ACRL Insider. Over the next few months, the team will be highlighting activities of selected ACRL sections on our blog. They are also contributing posts to our sister blog, ACRLog, sharing ideas to enhance ALA conference […]

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ACRL Offers Library Advocacy Day Travel Grants

February 16, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

Are you interested in federal legislation and policy affecting libraries, connected in your campus community, and willing to work with your members of Congress for change? ACRL needs you! We recognize that travel funding is tight and believe in the importance of academic librarians participating in Library Advocacy Day. ACRL […]

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ACRL Marketing Minute

February 16, 2010 David Free 1

ACRL’s Marketing Academic and Research Libraries Committee (MARL) has launched a new feature, the ACRL Marketing Minute. Become a fan of the ACRL Marketing Minute on Facebook, or a follower on Twitter, to receive bi-weekly quick tips and insights on marketing research, trends, and data. Here’s the first ACRL Marketing […]