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ACRL e-Learning proposals due 11/1

October 31, 2011 Margot Conahan 0

Submit a proposal for a live webcast or asynchronous online course and share your cutting-edge practices and innovative developments with your colleagues.  Check out the ACRL e-Learning Call for Proposals online.  Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. Central, November 1. e-Learning Formats Webcasts: ACRL webcasts are 90 minutes in length, […]

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Member of the Week: Stephanie Derrick

October 31, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 4

Stephanie Derrick is Housing Specialist at Coburn Place Safe Haven in Indianapolis. Stephanie has been an ACRL member since 2011  and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Driven, Positive, Outgoing. 2. What are you reading right now (or listening to on your mobile device)? I […]

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Society for College and University Planning Liaison Applications Due

October 26, 2011 David Free 0

The ACRL Liaison Coordinating Committee is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 2011 to June 2014) as the ACRL Liaison to the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education and communication between SCUP and ACRL in order to demonstrate the value-added […]

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Nominations Sought for ACRL Board of Directors

October 25, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

“When nothing is sure, everything is possible”  – Margaret Drabble Higher education is experiencing unprecedented change, providing academic libraries with tremendous opportunities to define new roles related to learning, teaching and research. ACRL is dedicated to enhancing the ability of library and information professionals to dream big and shape our […]

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Member of the Week: Rafia Mirza

October 24, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Rafia Mirza is Reference and Instruction Librarian at the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas. Rafia has been an ACRL member since 2009  and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Friendly, Enthusiastic, Cheerful. 2. What are you reading right now (or listening to on your […]

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ACRL to offer scholarly communication institute

October 20, 2011 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is offering a full-day institute on scholarly communication in conjunction with the 2012 ALA Midwinter Meeting held Jan. 20-24, 2012 in Dallas. Registration is now open, with an early-bird deadline of Dec. 2, 2011.  Complete details including registration materials are available online. Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement Friday, […]

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Member of the Week: Martin Garnar

October 17, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 2

Martin Garnar is Reference Services Librarian at the Regis University Dayton Memorial Library in Denver, Colorado. Martin has been an ACRL member since 1999  and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Optimistic. Driven. Puckish. 2. What are you reading right now? Proud to be a lover […]