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New from ACRL – “The Anywhere Library”

March 29, 2010 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Anywhere Library: A Primer for the Mobile Web by Courtney Greene, Missy Roser, and Elizabeth Ruane of DePaul University. Mobile computing is rapidly becoming an important part of everyday life. With a user-centered, practical emphasis geared to the non-technical librarian, The Anywhere Library: A […]

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Member of the Week: Dana Longley

March 29, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 3

Dana Longley is Manager of Library Services at Empire State College, SUNY in Saratoga Springs, NY.  Dana has been an ACRL member since 2008 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Disobediently-innovative, videogamer, abuser-of-compound-words. 2. What are you reading right now (or listening […]

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Represent ALA at IFLA

March 24, 2010 Katie Coombes 0

Would you like to represent ALA on an International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committee? Now’s the time to act.  The biennial appointment process to represent ALA on relevant IFLA standing committees is currently underway for terms running from August 2011 through 2015. The ACRL Board […]

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Member of the Week: Kate Kosturski

March 22, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Kate Kosturski is an MLS student at the Pratt Institute in New York City.  Kate has been an ACRL member since 2007 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Opinionated, Advocate, Activist. 2. What are you reading right now (or listening to on […]

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Now online: Videos from January SPARC-ACRL forum on ebook transition

March 18, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

Watch videos of presentations from the ALA Midwinter SPARC-ACRL Forum on “The ebook transition: Collaborations and innovations behind open-access monographs” which took place Saturday, January 16, 2010 in Boston. Three ambitious initiatives to deliver free online access to scholarly monographs were featured at the latest installment of the SPARC-ACRL forum, […]