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2018 ACRL Scholarly Communication RoadShow Applications

October 17, 2017 Chase Ollis 0

Academic and research librarians increasingly recognize scholarly communication as a core competency of the profession. Whether helping researchers meet their funder’s mandates for public access and data sharing, guiding responsible copyright practice, or supporting new types of scholarship and instruction, librarians are leading change across campus and around the world. […]

John Danneker

Circle of Friends: John Danneker

October 17, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

The ACRL Circle of Friends acknowledges the sustained generosity of those who have been Friends of ACRL for five or more years. The Friends of ACRL was created to provide a means for the association to take bold steps above and beyond its traditional member programs and services. Rapidly changing […]

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Member of the Week: Ngoc-Yen Tran

October 16, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

Ngoc-Yen Tran is a science librarian at San Jose State University in San Jose, CA. Ngoc-Yen first joined ACRL in 2008 and is your ACRL member of the week for October 16, 2017. 1. Describe yourself in three words: Collaborative, adventurous, and enthusiastic. 2. What are you reading (or listening to on […]

ACRL Announces Recipients of Sponsored Scholarships to OpenCon

October 12, 2017 Kara Malenfant 0

The ACRL Research and the Scholarly Environment Committee (ReSEC) is pleased to announce the selection of Tatiana Bryant and Cynthia Orozco as sponsored scholarship recipients to attend OpenCon 2017 in Berlin, Germany, November 11-13. Cynthia Orozco is Librarian for Equitable Services at East Los Angeles College, Calif., and Tatiana Bryant is […]

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C&RL News – October 2017

October 10, 2017 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

Working with data continues to be a major trend across academic and research libraries. In this month’s Scholarly Communication column, Laurie Allen, Claire Stewart, and Stephanie Wright discuss “Strategic open data preservation,” based on their presentations at the ACRL/SPARC Forum at this year’s ALA Annual Conference. In addition to preserving […]

Lindsay Matts-Benson

Member of the Week: Lindsay H. Matts-Benson

October 9, 2017 Sophie Skinner 0

Lindsay H. Matts-Benson is an instructional designer at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN and a presenter for the ACRL licensed workshop Engaging with the ACRL Framework: A Catalyst for Exploring and Expanding Our Teaching Practices. Lindsay first joined ACRL in 2017 and is your ACRL member of the week for […]

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ALA Policy Corps Launches

October 5, 2017 Kara Malenfant 0

American Library Association (ALA) President Jim Neal recently launches and invites library advocates to apply for participation in the inaugural ALA Policy Corps initiative. The presidential initiative is grounded in the ALA’s four strategic directions and the National Policy Agenda for Libraries that emerged out of the Policy Revolution! initiative. Its goals include developing policy experts […]

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ACRL Seeks Nominations for 2018 Awards

October 5, 2017 Chase Ollis 0

Every year, ACRL celebrates the opportunity to honor the outstanding achievements of academic and research librarians across North America. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of ACRL’s awards, grants, and fellowships enables ACRL to honor the very best in academic librarianship. This year, ACRL once again seeks […]