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Fall 2014 ACRL-CHOICE Webinar Program Announced

August 14, 2014 Margot Conahan 0

The ACRL-CHOICE webinar program connecting academic and research librarians with a host of content and service providers, publisher and other experts who serve their market is back with an exciting new roster of topics and speakers. Since the program launched in 2013, thousands of participants have attended the 60-minute, live […]

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Mentors Needed for Spectrum Scholars

August 12, 2014 David Connolly 0

Are you interested in directly contributing to the development of the next generation of academic librarians and ensuring a diverse workforce? Then consider mentoring an ALA Spectrum Scholar through the ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program! The program links participating library school students and new librarians who are of […]

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Member of the Week: Erin McCaffrey

August 11, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Erin McCaffrey is the Electronic Services Librarian at the Regis University Dayton Memorial Library in Denver, Colorado. Erin has been an ACRL member since 2001 and is your ACRL member of the week for August 11, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Inquisitive, resilient, multi-tasker. 2. What are you […]

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ACRL 2015 Keynote Speakers Announced

August 5, 2014 David Free 0

ACRL announces its celebrated lineup of keynote speakers for the ACRL 2015 Conference, “Creating Sustainable Community,” to be held March 25 – 28, 2015, in Portland, Ore. Be challenged and entertained by these three distinguished speakers, who also double as comic writers, journalists, radio hosts, producers and political activists. Opening […]

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Member of the Week: Paula Dempsey

August 4, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Paula Dempsey is Research Services and Resources Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago Daley Library. Paula has been an ACRL member since 1991 and is your ACRL member of the week for August 4, 2014. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, dogged, fun-loving. 2. What are […]

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GPO would like ALA feedback

August 1, 2014 Kara Malenfant 0

From the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch blog: In response to the comments GPO (Government Printing Office) received in the FDLP Forecast Study, GPO is moving forward with possible changes to the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and have asked for feedback from ALA. Below is the information that the […]