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ACRLMetics Introductory Pricing

January 20, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

ACRL announces the release of ACRLMetrics, a new online service to support evidence-based decision making.Developed by Counting Opinions, it provides unprecedented access to the annual ACRL Academic Library Trends & Statistics Survey data as well as the biennial National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Academic Library Survey data in one […]

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January/ February ACRL e-Learning

January 18, 2011 Margot Conahan 1

Looking to expand your professional development horizons? Then these upcoming ACRL e-Learning opportunities are just the place for you. Stretch your professional development budget by registering now for these affordable online seminars and Webcasts! Click on each event title for more information, including a link to online registration and registration […]

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Member of the Week: Sarah Wachter

January 18, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Sarah Wachter is a 2010 graduate from the University of Washington MLIS program and creator of the “Librarians Do Gaga” video. Sarah has been an ACRL member since 2010 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Ingenious, dedicated, and daring. 2. What are […]

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ACRL 2011 Video Contest Deadline Jan. 21!

January 13, 2011 Margot Conahan 0

The Jan. 21 deadline for the ACRL 2011 video contest is fast approaching! We’re looking for videos about why people should come to ACRL 2011 in Philadelphia, March 30 – April 2, 2011. After all, no one can convince people like their colleagues. It’s easy to enter; just send us […]

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2011 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

January 12, 2011 Megan Griffin 2

ACRL is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award: The Luria Library at Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, Ca.; the Grinnell College Libraries, Grinnell, Iowa and the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C. Sponsored by ACRL and YBP Library […]

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Janice Welburn Named 2011 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year

January 11, 2011 Megan Griffin 2

Janice Welburn, dean of university libraries at Marquette University, is the 2011 Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by YBP Library Services, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic/research […]

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Candidates Forum Archive

January 9, 2011 David Free 0

An archive of the ACRL Presidential Candidates Forum at the 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting is now available. The video is available below or on UStream. Video and audio archives will be available after the forum. The candidates are Thomas (Tom) Abbott and Steven Bell.

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ACRL Presidential Candidates Forum Live Stream

January 7, 2011 David Free 0

The ACRL Presidential Candidates Forum at the 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting will be live streaming on ACRL Insider at 10:30 am Pacific time on Sunday, January 9. Visit ACRL Insider on Sunday to view the stream. Video and audio archives will be available after the fourm. The candidates are Thomas […]

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Collection Development in a Changing Environment

January 5, 2011 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of “Collection Development in a Changing Environment: Policies and Organization for College and University Libraries” (CLIP Note #42), compiled and authored by Susanne K. Clement and Jennifer M. Foy. “Collection Development in a Changing Environment” highlights collection development and management policies for college and university libraries. […]

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ACRL Forums @ Midwinter 2011

January 4, 2011 David Free 0

Join ACLR for our series of informative forums at the 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting. Learn more about the ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Initiative and the provocative “Futures Thinking for Academic Librarians” report. Explore new directions in the scholarly communications marketplace. And meet the 2011 candidates for ACRL vice-president/ president […]