Laura B. Palumbo

Member of the Week: Laura Palumbo

December 19, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Laura Palumbo is Chemistry & Physics Librarian and Science Data Specialist at Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ. With her research background in engagement with science communities and research data services in academic libraries, she recently joined the presenter team for ACRL’s new licensed workshop Building Your Research Data Management Toolkit: Integrating […]

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ALA Conference Remodel Proposal for Association-Wide Input

December 16, 2016 David Free 0

The ALA Conference Committee is seeking your feedback as we work to remodel the ALA Annual Conference. Mary Ghikas, ALA’s Senior Associate Executive Director, in consultation with the Conference Committee/Conference Program Coordinating Team and with input from ALA conferences services, division staff, and roundtable/ALA committee staff liaisons, has developed a […]

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Nominations Sought for ACRL Board of Directors

December 15, 2016 Megan Griffin 0

The ACRL Leadership Recruitment and Nominations Committee (LRNC) encourages members to nominate themselves or others to run for the position of ACRL vice-president/president-elect and director-at-large in the 2018 elections. The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2017. To nominate an individual or to self-nominate, please submit the nomination form. The […]

Carolyn Caffrey Gardner

Member of the Week: Carolyn Caffrey Gardner

December 13, 2016 Sophie Skinner 0

Carolyn Caffrey Gardner is Information Literacy Coordinator and Liaison Librarian at California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, CA. Carolyn has been an ACRL member since 2012 and is your ACRL member of the week for December 13, 2016. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, engaged, advocate. 2. What are you reading […]

2015 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

2015 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

December 9, 2016 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

ACRL announces the publication of 2015 Academic Library Trends and Statistics, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications. The one-volume title includes data from Associate of Arts Colleges, Baccalaureate, Master’s Colleges and Universities/ […]

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National Library Groups Question Proposed Copyright Office Reforms

December 8, 2016 Kara Malenfant 0

Earlier today the leaders of the House Judiciary Committee released a multi-part policy statement entitled “Reform of the U.S. Copyright Office” soliciting public comment on the proposals they outline as a prelude to legislation anticipated in the next Congress. The Library Copyright Alliance, a group of national library organizations collectively […]

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ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox Launches

December 8, 2016 Sharon Mader 0

ACRL’s Framework Advisory Board (FAB) is excited to announce the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox. The ‘sandbox’ that was first envisioned during the development of the Framework is now a reality. The Sandbox is an openly accessible platform and repository for librarians and their educational partners […]

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Winter ACRL-Choice Webinars

December 6, 2016 David Free 0

ACRL-Choice webinars connect academic and research librarians with content and service providers, publishers, authors, and other experts. Since the launch of the program in 2013, thousands of participants have attended these free interactive webinars, with topics ranging from using social media to build library communities and the latest reference databases […]