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Value of Academic Libraries Travel Scholarships 2018

October 31, 2017 Sara Goek 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the launch of the new Value of Academic Libraries Travel Scholarships. The Board of Directors has allocated $10,000 in fiscal year 2018 to offer travel scholarships of up to $2,000 each for librarians presenting on their work demonstrating the impact of academic libraries in the […]

C&RL November 2017

College & Research Libraries – November 2017

October 30, 2017 Dawn Mueller 0

The November 2017 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 January 2014. Editorial Wendi Arant […]

Manuel Ostos

Member of the Week: Manuel Ostos

October 30, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

Manuel Ostos is the librarian for romance languages and literatures at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA. Manuel first joined ACRL in 2011 and is your ACRL member of the week for October 30, 2017. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Passionate, scholarly, authentic. 2. What are you reading (or listening […]

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Community College Humanities Association Liaison Applications

October 26, 2017 David Free 0

The ACRL Community and Junior College Libraries Section (CJCLS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 1, 2018- June 30, 2021) as the ACRL Liaison to the Community College Humanities Association (CCHA). Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between CCHA and ACRL to form strong […]

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Keeping Up With… Higher Education

October 24, 2017 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 Higher Education News by Steven J. Bell. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue will be […]

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ACRL Sponsors Project Information Literacy Student News Consumption Study

October 24, 2017 David Free 0

ACRL is a co-sponsor of a forthcoming Project Information Literacy (PIL) research study investigating how young adults consume news and gather information. The research, conducted in partnership with faculty at Northeastern University and Wellesley College, focuses on two of the most pressing issues of what has been called our “post-truth” era: […]

Melissa L. Miller

Member of the Week: Melissa L. Miller

October 23, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

Melissa L. Miller is the Hoose Library of Philosophy supervisor at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. Melissa first joined ACRL in 2014 and is your ACRL member of the week for October 23, 2017. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Motivated, organized, enthusiastic. 2. What are you reading (or […]

Swarthmore College

Organizational Member Spotlight – Swarthmore College

October 19, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

Swarthmore College Libraries in Swarthmore, PA joined ACRL in 1986 and has been an organizational member of ACRL for 32 years. We are proud to feature Swarthmore College Libraries. 1. Describe your library in 3 words: People, forum, ideas. 2. Describe ACRL in three words: Inspirational, professional, community. 4. What […]