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2016 ACRL Award Winners, Part 2

March 30, 2016 Chase Ollis 0

Congratulations to the following recipients of 2016 ACRL awards. Complete information on the ACRL awards program is available on the association website. Community and Junior College Libraries Section (CJCLS) EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Leadership Award – Pearl Ly Community and Junior College Libraries Section (CJCLS) EBSCO Community College Learning Resources […]

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New Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy Professional Development

March 29, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL announces two new professional development offerings focusing on the Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy. Developed by curriculum designers Maryam Fakouri, ‎intellectual property librarian at Columbia College in Chicago, and John Watts, undergraduate learning librarian at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, these programs will help build librarians’ capacity […]

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Managing Creativity: The Innovative Research Library

March 28, 2016 Dawn Mueller 0

ACRL announces the publication of Managing Creativity: The Innovative Research Library. Written by Ron Jantz, Managing Creativity is number 70 in the ACRL Publications in Librarianship monographic series. How do groups of people come together to produce something not only truly useful but also a breakthrough that propels users to another […]

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Member of the Week: Robin Kear

March 28, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Robin Kear is Liaison Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. Robin has been an ACRL member since 2003 and is your ACRL member of the week for March 28, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Collaborative, outgoing, engaged. 2. What are you reading (or listening to on your mobile […]

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ACRL Receives Travel Portland Twin Spire Award

March 25, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

The Travel Portland Board of Directors and Travel Portland staff have chosen ACRL to be a recipient of a 2016 Twin Spires Award for the ACRL 2015 Conference. The Twin Spires Award recognizes individuals, businesses or organizations for significant contribution to the promotion of convention business in Portland during the current […]

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Apply Now for ACRL Immersion Teaching with Technology Track

March 25, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

Apply now for the ACRL Immersion Teaching with Technology track; applications are due June 30, 2016. As teaching librarians develop instructional tools and experiences in increasingly tech-enhanced academic environments, there is a growing need in the profession to cultivate design-minded and outcomes-oriented pedagogies. The Immersion Teaching with Technology (TwT) program […]

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Meet the Staff – Mary Jane Petrowski

March 23, 2016 David Free 0

Editor’s Note: This month we return to our occasional series profiling members of the ACRL staff. This month, we feature ACRL’s Associate Director, Mary Jane Petrowski. You can learn more about all the ACRL staff on the association website. 1. Describe yourself in three words. Artistic, intuitive, resilient. 2. What are you […]

Member of the Week: Melissa Cardenas-Dow

March 21, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Melissa Cardenas-Dow is Reference and Instruction Librarian at the University of California–Riverside in Riverside, CA. Melissa has been an ACRL member since 2005 and is your ACRL member of the week for March 21, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: More interesting online. 2. What are you reading (or listening to […]

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Keeping Up With… Research Information Management Systems

March 17, 2016 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 Research Information Management Systems by Marlee Givens. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue will be […]