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ACRL 2011 Virtual Conference Proposals

July 26, 2010 David Free 2

Proposals are now being accepted for interactive, online sessions for the ACRL 2011 Virtual Conference. Held in conjunction with ACRL 2011 in Philadelphia, and featuring live, on-the-fly polling, white boards, co-browsing and desktop sharing,  virtual presenting is a unique and affordable opportunity for both experienced and new presenters. We are […]

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Member of the Week: John DeSantis

July 26, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

John DeSantis is Cataloging and Metadata Services Librarian at the Dartmouth College Baker-Berry Library in Hanover, New Hampshire. John has been an ACRL member since 1991 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Meticulous, introspective, cynical. 2. What are you reading right now (or […]

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ALA E-Government Toolkit Now Available

July 23, 2010 David Free 1

Government agencies at the local, state and federal level are increasingly moving online to provide services directly to the public, resulting in new opportunities as well as challenges for the nation’s libraries. Recognizing the importance of this development, the ALA Committee on Legislation charged its E-Government subcommittee to develop a […]

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ACRL funds 2010 Spectrum Scholar JaTara Barnes

July 13, 2010 Kathryn Deiss 0

As part of its commitment to furthering diversity in librarianship, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is supporting JaTara Barnes as its 2010-2011 Spectrum Scholar. Barnes will attend the Syracuse University School of Information Studies.  Following a stint as a software engineer, Barnes was drawn to librarianship as […]

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ACRL 2011 Registration Winner

July 13, 2010 Dawn Mueller 1

Congratulations to Jan Hartley, head of technical services at Seattle University in Washington, winner of the drawing for a free ACRL 2011 registration at the ACRL booth at ALA Annual! ACRL 2011 will be held in Philadelphia from March 30 – April 2, 2011. The call for participation is now […]

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Member of the Week: Colleen S. Harris

July 12, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Colleen S. Harris is Head of Access Services at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Lupton Library in Chattanooga, TN. Colleen has been an ACRL member since 2010 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Getting things done. 2. What are you reading […]

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C&RL News – July/ August 2010

July 8, 2010 David Free 0

The July/August 2010 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. With summer break in full swing at many institutions, academic and research librarians often take the opportunity of the slightly slower “regular” work load to get caught up on projects. In my days a college librarian, that often meant […]