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Make a difference: Connect, contribute, collaborate

November 30, 2011 Katie Coombes 0

Volunteer now for ACRL division or section committees! Are you looking for ways to expand your professional network and contribute to ACRL? Committee volunteers help shape ACRL by advancing its strategic plan and influencing the direction of academic and research librarianship. Serving on a committee is one of the best […]

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Immersion ’12 applications due Friday

November 30, 2011 Margot Conahan 0

This Friday, December 2 (11:00 p.m. CST) is the application deadline for the ACRL Information Literacy Immersion ’12 Program (Teacher and Program tracks).  Immersion ’12 will be held July 22-27, 2012, at Champlain College in Burlington, VT.  Immersion ’12 Program provides four-and-a-half days of intensive information literacy training and education […]

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Illinois To Digitize C&RL Archive

November 29, 2011 Kathryn Deiss 1

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library has launched a project to digitize the complete back contents of the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) official scholarly research journal College & Research Libraries (C&RL). The volunteer initiative will scan the full contents of C&RL through 1996 and make them […]

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Scholarly Communication Institute – Dec. 2 Early-Bird deadline

November 29, 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. Complete details including registration materials are available online.  Friday, Dec. 2 is the early-bird registration deadline. Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement Friday, January 20, 2012 8:30 […]

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ACRL Awards Deadline Approaches!

November 28, 2011 Joyce L. Ogburn 0

Please nominate, and encourage your colleagues to nominate, outstanding librarians and libraries for ACRL awards! Very deserving individuals and institutions may not be receiving recognition because we have not taken the responsibility, interest, and time to nominate them. This year, December 2 is the deadline for most award nominations. That […]

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Member of the Week: John A. Lehner

November 28, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

John A. Lehner is Associate Dean for Personnel, Planning, and Systems at the University of Houston Libraries. John is a director-at-large on the ACRL Board of Directors, has been an ACRL member since 1994, and is your ACRL member of the week. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Inquiring, Responsive, Critical-thinker. 2. What […]

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ALA Office for Diversity Webcasts

November 18, 2011 David Free 0

The ALA Office for Diversity is presenting a series of three webinars beginning December 1.  The webinars are part of a new series, “Diversity Leadership Online,” which aims to help build Diversity advocates in libraries.  Each session is $20 for ALA members and $25 for non-members. The series includes: The […]

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Apply By December 2 For ACRL Awards!

November 18, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

Nominations and applications for ACRL awards are due December 2, 2011. These special recognitions enhance the sense of personal growth and accomplishment of ACRL members, provide membership with role models, and strengthen the image of membership in the eyes of employers, leadership, and the academic community as a whole. ACRL […]

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Meet the Staff: Kara Malenfant

November 17, 2011 David Free 1

Editor’s Note: This is the first in an occasional series profiling members of the ACRL staff. Kara Malenfant is ACRL’s Scholarly Communications and Government Relations Specialist. [display_podcast] Kara recently earned her PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. To learn more, listen to the audio discussion above about her […]

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Apply Now for ACRL e-Learning Scholarships

November 16, 2011 Margot Conahan 0

Submit an application for an ACRL e-Learning scholarship.  Fifteen scholarships, each covering the registration cost of an e-Learning Webcast or online course, will be awarded. Complete details and application materials are available on the ACRL website. To qualify for a scholarship, applicants must be ACRL members, complete the online scholarship […]