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College & Research Libraries – November 2016

October 31, 2016 Dawn Mueller 0

The November 2016 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion. Note: The November 2013 issue was the final print issue of College & Research Libraries. The journal began an online-only publication model in […]

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Member of the Week: Henry Felix Raine

October 31, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Henry Felix Raine is Director of Digital Projects and Library Technical Services at the New-York Historical Society in New York, NY. Henry has been an ACRL member since 1992 and is your ACRL member of the week for October 31, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Conscientious, focused, affable. 2. What are […]

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Show Us Your Roxane!

October 27, 2016 Chase Ollis 0

Author and cultural critic Roxane Gay will be delivering the middle keynote at ACRL 2017 next March in Baltimore. She also happens to be featured on our new, completely fabulous conference poster! To help celebrate the release of the poster, show us your best Roxane Gay face on Twitter, Instagram, or […]

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RBM Call for Submissions

October 27, 2016 David Free 0

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage (RBM), a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by ACRL, seeks submissions pertaining to special collections and cultural heritage topics for its spring 2017 issue. RBM is ACRL’s journal covering issues pertaining to special collections libraries and cultural heritage institutions. Those […]

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ACRL Framework Advisory Board Welcomes New Members

October 26, 2016 David Free 0

Following the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in early 2015, the ACRL Board of Directors approved the creation of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Advisory Board (FAB) and appointed five member leaders who have been actively working with the ACRL Visiting Program Officer […]

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Member of the Week: Yu-Hui Chen

October 24, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Yu-Hui Chen is Subject Librarian for Education and East Asia Studies at the University at Albany, SUNY in Albany, NY. Yu-Hui has been an ACRL member since 2008 and is your ACRL member of the week for October 24, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Dedicated, intellectually curious. 2. What are you […]

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Update on the Framework for Information Literacy “Sandbox”

October 21, 2016 Sharon Mader 0

The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Advisory Board (FAB) has been hard at work collaborating with the Cherry Hill Company on the development of the Framework “Sandbox,” a repository for sharing Framework instruction materials. While development has taken a little longer than originally anticipated, we are excited to report that […]

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Call for ACRL e-Learning proposals – 11/18 deadline

October 20, 2016 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 November 18, 2016. e-Learning Formats Webcasts: ACRL webcasts are 60-90 minutes in length, including time for […]

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ACRL 2017 Schedule, What’s New

October 19, 2016 Margot Conahan 0

The ACRL 2017 program schedule is now available on the conference website. ACRL 2017 features more than 300 thought-provoking sessions hand-selected by your peers. You can sort the schedule by date, session format, primary tag, or search for particular speakers. And while you can’t be in two places at once, […]