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Comprehensive Guide to Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery

May 27, 2010 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the publication of the Comprehensive Guide to Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery. Authors Frances Wilkinson, Linda Lewis and Nancy Dennis provide practical and experience-based approaches on preparing for a disaster by creating a plan, responding to an emergency and the intricacies of recovering from a […]

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Immersion application extension: May 26 deadline

May 24, 2010 Margot Conahan 0

The application deadline for the ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teacher tracks has been extended until Wednesday, May 26. The Intentional Teacher and Assessment Tracks will be offered simultaneously from November 10-14, 2010, in Nashville. “Immersion was a wonderful experience. I’ve emerged with new energy and many […]

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Member of the Week: Courtney Greene

May 24, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Courtney Greene is Instruction and Online Learning Librarian at DePaul University in Chicago. Courtney has been an ACRL member since 2000 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Optimistic, persistent, inquisitive. 2. What are you reading right now? I review cookbooks and books […]

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Library Advocacy Day Travel Grants

May 20, 2010 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL has chosen six winners for  2010 Library Advocacy Day travel grants. Reflecting ACRL’s commitment to fostering grassroots legislative advocacy, the association awarded $250 grants to the following ACRL Legislative Advocates to attend the June 29, 2010, event in Washington, D.C.: Douglas Dechow, instruction librarian, Chapman University Julie Kane, head of technical […]

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Getting to Know YOUR Conference Chat Archive

May 19, 2010 David Free 0

The archive from the “Getting to Know YOUR Conference” ACRL OnPoint chat held May 19 is now available on the ACRL Website. Thanks to everyone who came and chatted! The next ACRL OnPoint chat, “Getting to Know YOUR Conference,” will be held at 12:00 p.m. CDT on June 9, 2010. […]

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ACRL 2011 Registration Now Open

May 19, 2010 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL announces the opening of registration for the ACRL 2011 National Conference, “A Declaration of Interdependence,” to be held March 30 — April 2, 2011, in Philadelphia. Registration materials are now available online. Register by the early-bird deadline of February 4, 2011, and save more than 20 percent on conference […]

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2010 Annual Conference ArtsGuide

May 18, 2010 David Free 0

The ACRL Arts section has released their ArtsGuide for the 2010 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. This selective guide to cultural attractions and events will help you maximize your time outside of the convention center.  The guide is available on the Arts Section Website. Enjoy your trip to D.C.!

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Member of the Week: Tiffini A. Travis

May 17, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Tiffini A. Travis is Director of Information Literacy and Outreach Services at California State University – Long Beach in Long Beach, CA. Tiffini tweets at @mojo_girl, has been an ACRL member since 2004 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Mom, Librarian, Edupunk. […]

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May 28 is the Annual Conference Board document deadline

May 13, 2010 Katie Coombes 0

The Board document deadline for the 2010 ALA Annual Conference is Friday, May 28, 2010. If you have a petition, resolution, funding request, or other item for Board consideration, please visit ALA Connect for steps to submit your Board document. I am scheduled to furlough the week of May 24, so […]

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Section Spotlight: ACRL LES

May 13, 2010 David Free 0

Editor’s Note: This post is the third in a series highlighting ACRL sections written by a group of ALA Emerging Leaders. Check ACRL Insider over the next several months for more. And don’t miss their posts on ACRLog as well. English majors make great librarians. Generally, we like to read […]