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Confused about copyright? Tweet your questions Jan. 7th

December 30, 2013 Kara Malenfant 0

From the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch blog: Can you legally photocopy pages from that textbook? Can students legally remix music for school assignments? What does fair use mean, and how can it be applied in the school library or classroom? If you are a school librarian or educator who […]

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Circle of Friends: Trevor A. Dawes

December 19, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

The ACRL Circle of Friends acknowledges the sustained generosity of those who have been Friends of ACRL for five or more years. The Friends of ACRL was created to provide a means for the association to take bold steps above and beyond its traditional member programs and services. Rapidly changing […]

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Apply to Become a Member of the ACRL Immersion Program Faculty

December 18, 2013 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is accepting applications for new faculty for the Immersion Program. Now in its fifteenth year, the ACRL Immersion Program brings together academic librarians for four to five days of intensive work in teaching and information literacy. With over 2,000 graduates of previous national and regional sessions, the Immersion Program […]

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ACRL and Advertising

December 18, 2013 Trevor A. Dawes 0

Earlier this year, several members contacted the ACRL Board to express their concern about some advertising that appeared in our e-newsletters. Although advertising revenue is significant to the operation of ACRL, we listened to the expressed concerns and the ACRL Board of Directors agreed to review its advertising policy and […]

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Studying Students: A Second Look

December 17, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Studying Students: A Second Look, edited by Nancy Fried Foster. The book revisits the ground-breaking ethnographic work done by the University of Rochester’s River Campus Libraries and serves as a follow-up to the 2007 ACRL release Studying Students. Studying Students: A Second Look presents the […]

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Member of the Week: LaVerne Gray

December 16, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

LaVerne Gray is a Ph.D. Student in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. LaVerne has been an ACRL member since 2006 and is your ACRL member of the week for December 16, 2013. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Determined, humble, encouraging. 2. What are you listening […]

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Submit Proposals for RBMS 55th Annual Preconference

December 11, 2013 David Free 0

Paper proposals for the 55th Annual Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) Preconference are due Dec. 16. Held June 24-27, 2014, in Las Vegas, the preconference, themed Retrofit: Exploring Space, Place and the Artifact in Special Collections, will consider the broad metaphorical themes of space, place, and the artifact in […]

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Midwinter Forum on Financial Literacy

December 10, 2013 Megan Griffin 0

Join ACRL at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia for the forum “Financial Literacy: Why Students Need Librarians to Get Involved.”  Hosted by ACRL President Trevor Dawes, associate university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis, the forum will take place from 10:30—11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2014, […]

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Member of the Week: Anne Beaubien

December 9, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Anne Beaubien is Director of MLibrary Document Delivery and Grants Officer at the University of Michigan Library in Ann Arbor. Anne has been an ACRL member since 1973 and is your ACRL member of the week for December 9, 2013. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Service-oriented, entrepreneur, self-motivated. 2. What […]