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C&RL News – July/August 2014

June 30, 2014 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The July/August 2014 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. The purposeful use of social media can be a powerful tool in engaging your library and campus communities. Natalie Burclaff and Catherine Johnson provide tips for “Developing a social media strategy” to increase the usefulness of your presences […]

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Member of the Week: Beth Stahr

June 30, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Beth Stahr is Head of Reference at the Southeastern Louisiana University Sims Memorial Library in Hammond, Louisiana. Beth has been an ACRL member since 1998  and is your ACRL member of the week for June 30, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, analytical, focused. 2. What are you currently reading?  […]

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Information Literacy Strategist Position

June 27, 2014 David Free 0

ACRL, a division of the American Library Association is seeking an Information Literacy Strategist for its Chicago office for a two-year project assignment. Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Information Literacy Strategist will encourage adoption of ACRL’s new Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education within the profession in […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited for C&RL Editor

June 25, 2014 David Free 0

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of editor of College & Research Libraries (C&RL), the scholarly research journal of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). The association seeks an innovative, experienced candidate to lead its top-tier, open access journal with an eye to the future of […]

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New From ACRL – “The Librarian Stereotype”

June 24, 2014 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Presentations and Perceptions of Information Work, edited by Nicole Pagowsky and Miriam Rigby. The Librarian Stereotype serves as a response to passionate discussions regarding the ways in which librarians are perceived. Through twelve chapters, covering topics such as racial and ethnic […]

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Member of the Week: Marie R. Kennedy

June 23, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Marie R. Kennedy is Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian at the Loyola Marymount University William H. Hannon Library in Los Angeles, California. Marie has been an ACRL member since 2004  and is your ACRL member of the week for June 23, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Engaged lifelong learner. 2. What are […]

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Keeping Up With… Patron Driven Acquisitions

June 19, 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 Patron Driven Acquisitions by Stephen Arougheti. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each […]

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Circle of Friends: Karen A. Williams

June 18, 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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New From ACRL – “The Embedded Librarian’s Cookbook”

June 18, 2014 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Embedded Librarian’s Cookbook, edited by Kaijsa Calkins and Cassandra Kvenild. The Embedded Librarian’s Cookbook offers step-by-step guidelines for implementing tested approaches to embedded librarianship. Following the popular format of ACRL’s 2009 release The Library Instruction Cookbook, the book features fifty-five “recipes” sorted into categories […]