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2015 ACRL Environmental Scan

March 17, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Every two years, the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee releases an environmental scan of higher education, including developments with the potential for continuing impact on academic libraries.  The 2015 environmental scan provides a broad review of the current higher education landscape, with special focus on the state of academic […]

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Meet the Candidates: Jack Fritts

March 17, 2015 Megan Griffin 0

Editor’s Note: In the lead-up to the 2015 ALA/ ACRL election, we’re profiling the 2015 ACRL Board of Directors candidates. We’ll feature one candidate in slate order each weekday from March 13 — 20. Complete details on candidates for ACRL offices are available on the election website. Make sure to […]

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ACRL Releases New Roles for the Road Ahead

March 16, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, ACRL announces the release of “New Roles for the Road Ahead: Essays Commissioned for ACRL’s 75th Anniversary” authored by well-known bloggers and thought leaders Steven J. Bell, associate university librarian at Temple University, Lorcan Dempsey, vice-president of OCLC research and chief strategist, and […]

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Reminder: Presidential Candidates Open Online Forum (3/17)

March 16, 2015 Megan Griffin 0

The 2015 candidates for ACRL vice-president/ president-elect will participate in an open online forum at 2 p.m. Central on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Scott Walter and Irene M.H. Herold will discuss their platforms and vision for ACRL and field questions from the audience. Walter is university librarian at DePaul University, […]

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Meet The Candidates: Irene M.H. Herold

March 16, 2015 Megan Griffin 0

Editor’s Note: In the lead-up to the 2015 ALA/ ACRL election, we’re profiling the 2015 ACRL Board of Directors candidates. We’ll feature one candidate in slate order each weekday from March 13 — 20. Complete details on candidates for ACRL offices are available on the election website. Make sure to […]

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ACRL Podcast: 2015 Vice-Presidential Candidates

March 13, 2015 David Free 0

In this podcast, ACRL Leadership Recruitment and Nominations Committee Chair Jill Gremmels talks with Scott Walter and Irene M.H. Herold, 2015 candidates for ACRL vice-president/ president-elect, about their potential plans for the association. Time: 43:36 [display_podcast] Complete details on the 2015 ALA/ ACRL elections are available on the ACRL website. About the Music: […]

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College & Research Libraries – 75th Anniversary Issue

March 13, 2015 Dawn Mueller 0

The 75th anniversary special issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. The issue contains commentary essays on a series of seminal articles from the journal’s history, along with re-published versions of those articles, an introductory essay from editor Scott Walter, and a look at the future of […]

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Meet the Candidates: Scott Walter

March 13, 2015 Megan Griffin 0

Editor’s Note: In the lead-up to the 2015 ALA/ ACRL election, we’re profiling the 2015 ACRL Board of Directors candidates. We’ll feature one candidate in slate order each weekday from March 13 — 20. Complete details on candidates for ACRL offices are available on the election website. Make sure to […]

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ACRL Plan for Excellence Updates

March 10, 2015 David Free 0

After conversations with the three goal-area committee chairs and vice-chairs at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the ACRL Board of Directors approved some editorial revisions to each of the three goal areas for the ACRL Plan for Excellence. The full Plan for Excellence can be found on the ACRL website, […]

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C&RL News – March 2015

March 9, 2015 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

There has been much discussion over the past several months about the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The Board of Directors decided to “file” the new Framework at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting. More information, along with other Midwinter Board actions, is available in this issue. At the […]