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Call for ACRL e-Learning Proposals – Deadline 7/7

May 27, 2014 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 July 7, 2014. e-Learning Formats Webcasts: ACRL webcasts are 90 minutes in length, including time for […]

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Member of the Week: Erica Tyler

May 27, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Erica Tyler is Circulation Assistant at the Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte, North Carolina. Erica has been an ACRL member since 2013, is a 2014 ALA Emerging Leader,  and your ACRL member of the week for May 27, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Atypical, adventurous, intellectual. 2. What […]

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“The Librarian Stereotype” Sneak Preview

May 23, 2014 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to offer a free sneak preview of our forthcoming book The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Presentations and Perceptions of Information Work. Edited by Nicole Pagowsky and Miriam Rigby, The Librarian Stereotype delves into a wide variety of aspects related to how librarians are perceived and perceive themselves. The […]

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Keeping Up With… Financial Literacy

May 23, 2014 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s 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 Financial Literacy by Adi Redzic. To learn more about this important topic, make sure to attend the […]

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Increase Your Commitment to Students; Seek a FIPSE Grant

May 22, 2014 Kara Malenfant 0

The United States Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education recently announced a new Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) competition First in the World (FITW). The program will provide multi-year grants to institutions of higher education to spur the development of innovations that improve educational outcomes, make […]

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Circle of Friends: Irene M. H. Herold

May 21, 2014 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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Reminder – Immersion applications due May 23

May 21, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

Applications for the Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks are due Friday, May 23, 2014.  The Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks will be offered November 19-22, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee.  During the program, nationally-recognized faculty will lead participants through intensive training and education while developing an engaged, supportive learning […]