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New ACRL Liaison Appointments

May 30, 2013 David Free 0

The ACRL Liaisons Coordinating Committee (LCC) announces the following new liaison appointments: National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA): Jennifer Gilley, Head Librarian, Penn State University-New Kensington (Term: 2013-2015) Association for the Study of African American Life (ASALH): Glenda Alvin, Assistant Director for Collection Management and Acquisitions, Tennessee State University (Term: 2013-2015) Complete […]

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Member of the Week: Alison Armstrong

May 28, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Alison Armstrong is Director of the Information and Instruction Services Department at the University of Vermont Bailey/Howe Library in Burlington, Vermont. Alison has been an ACRL member since 1989 and is your ACRL member of the week for May 28, 2013. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Enthusiastic, Positive, Direct. 2. What are […]

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Sign White House Petition to Protect the Right to Read

May 23, 2013 Kara Malenfant 0

From ALA’s Washington Office: Don’t let big companies deny the print disabled access to books. The American Library Association supports a copyright exception to a World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) international treaty to increase access to information for people with print disabilities — those who are blind, have low vision, […]

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Keeping Up With… Gamification

May 23, 2013 David Free 0

The second edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s new online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available.  This month’s issue features a discussion of Gamification by Bohyun Kim, editor of the ACRL TechConnect blog. Keeping Up With… is available on […]

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ACRL 2013 People’s Choice Awards

May 22, 2013 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL 2013 People’s Choice awards were selected by conference attendees onsite using their mobile devices to rate the sessions. Speakers in each of the winning sessions will receive a $50 Amazon Gift card. Congratulations to all of the winners and those who received Honorable Mention! CONTRIBUTED PAPERS Winner: The Copyright […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited For RBM, PIL Editors

May 21, 2013 David Free 0

ACRL is currently accepting applications, and nominations are invited, for the positions of editor of RBM, a biannual research journal covering issues pertaining to special collections libraries and cultural heritage institutions, and of Publications in Librarianship (PIL), an imprint of ACRL book publications. The RBM editor is appointed for a […]

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Member of the Week: Julie Judkins

May 21, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Julie Judkins is Digital Curator at the University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine in Ann Arbor. Julie has been an ACRL member since 2010, is a 2013 ALA Emerging Leader,  and your ACRL member of the week for May 20, 2013. 1. Describe yourself in three words:  Curious, Creative, Passionate. […]

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Applications Sought for Instruction Section (IS) List Administrator

May 16, 2013 David Free 0

The ACRL Instruction Section is now accepting applications for the Instruction Section (IS) List Administrator position. The IS List Administrator serves a one-year term and is responsible for maintaining the Section’s closed committee discussion lists, under the general direction of the IS Executive Committee and through consultation with the IS […]

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Immersion Program application extended to May 24, 2013

May 15, 2013 Margot Conahan 0

The application deadline for the ACRL Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks has been extended to Friday, May 24, 2013. The Information Literacy Immersion Program allows you to embrace your educational role by embarking on a path of teacher development and pedagogical inquiry in a community of practice for […]