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Upcoming ACRL E-Learning

April 20, 2011 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is offering a wide variety of online learning opportunities in spring 2011 to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. Full details and registration information are available on the ACRL website at http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/proftools/elearning.cfm. Registration for all online seminars and webcasts qualifies for the ACRL Frequent Learner Program. Register […]

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Be An SSRT “Human Book”

April 19, 2011 David Free 0

The ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT)  is seeking volunteers to participate in a Human Library, to be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 27 at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. Volunteers will serve as human “books” and help “readers” better understand people of different backgrounds […]

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National Library Legislative Day Travel Grants Awarded

April 19, 2011 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL has chosen six winners for the 2011 National Library Legislative 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 May 9-10, events in Washington, D.C.: Millie Gonzalez, Reference and Electronic Services Librarian, Framingham […]

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Member of the Week: Catherine Odson

April 18, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Catherine Odson is a research and instructional services intern at Van Pelt Library at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Catherine has been an ACRL member since 2010 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Thrifty, ambitious, curious. 2. What are you reading […]

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ACRL 2011 Wrap-up Webcast

April 14, 2011 Margot Conahan 0

Still on a high from the recent ACRL 2011 conference in Philadelphia? Join us for a  wrap-up webcast at 1:00 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, April 20. Presenters Steven Bell (Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services at Temple University’s Paley Library), Melissa Gold (Science Librarian at Millersville University), Jennifer […]

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2011 ACRL President’s Program Innovation Contest

April 12, 2011 David Free 0

Looking for ways to increase innovation in your library? Join ACRL for our President’s Program at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. Titled “From Idea to Innovation to Implementation: How Teams Make it Happen,” the program will feature Jason Young, author of the book Culturetopia: The Ultimate High-Performance […]

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ACRL 2011 Contest Winners

April 11, 2011 David Free 0

Congratulations to the following people who won the various contests at ACRL 2011 in Philadelphia. ACRL 2013 Registration Drawing @ ACRL Booth Cynthia Snyder, Rollins College First Time Attendee “Bingo” Game (iPad) Marge Kappanadze, Elmira College ACRLove “Best Tweet” Contest (ACRL 2013 Registration) Micquel Little, St. John Fisher College, for […]

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Member of the Week: Bethany R. Harris

April 11, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Bethany R. Harris is University Library Associate at the Taubman Health Sciences Library and  MSI Candidate in the School of Information at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  Bethany has been an ACRL member since 2010 and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: […]

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C&RL News – April 2011

April 7, 2011 David Free 0

The April 2011 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. As new mobile technologies such as tablets continue to increase in popularity, many libraries are experimenting with ways to incorporate these devices into their services. Sara Q. Thompson outlines the Briar Cliff University Bishop Mueller Library’s success at […]