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ArtsGuide: 2018 ALA Annual Conference – New Orleans

June 14, 2018 David Free 0

If you’re heading to ALA Annual next week, and you don’t mind braving the heat, New Orleans is a wonderful city for arts and culture. Check out the New Orleans ArtsGuide, created by the ACRL Arts Section for information about art, museums, music, and more. The map also includes the conference […]

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Shaping the Campus Conversation on Student Learning and Experience: Activating the Results of Assessment in Action

June 13, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Shaping the Campus Conversation on Student Learning and Experience: Activating the Results of Assessment in Action. This publication provides, in a single and comprehensive work, the story of ACRL’s Assessment in Action program—the context surrounding its development, findings of the team-based assessment projects, insights about […]

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2018 Academic Library Impact Research Grant Recipients

June 12, 2018 Sara Goek 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the first recipients of its Academic Library Impact Research Grants in 2018. These grants of up to $3,000 each support new research on library contributions to student learning and success in areas suggested by the 2017 report Academic Library Impact: Improving Practice and Essential Areas […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Lisa Campbell

June 11, 2018 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Lisa Campbell is Instruction and Outreach Librarian at the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries in Gainesville, Florida. Lisa first joined ACRL in 2017 and is your ACRL member of the week for June 11, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Enthusiastic, creative, open. What are you reading (or listening to […]

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Invitation to Participate in the New Research Agenda on the Research Environment and Scholarly Communication System

June 11, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

As part of the ACRL initiative to develop an actionable research agenda on the research environment and scholarly communication system, researchers Rebecca R. Kennison and Nancy L. Maron are conducting several online focus groups to ensure in particular that members of underrepresented groups—across a variety of institutional types—will have the […]

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Call for Feedback on ACRL EDI Signature Initiative

June 7, 2018 ACRL Board of Directors 0

The ACRL Board of Directors is seeking input on the development of the association’s Signature Initiative on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). During the Leadership Council meeting at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the Board solicited comments from leaders across the association regarding equity, diversity, and social justice related concerns […]

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ACRL Program Proposals for 2019 ALA Annual Conference Due August 31

June 7, 2018 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC. For the second year, program proposals will be submitted via a centralized submission site for all ALA Divisions, RoundTables, Committees, and Offices. ACRL members must choose […]

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C&RL News – June 2018

June 5, 2018 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The June 2018 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Every two years, ACRL’s Research Planning and Review Committee produces their “Top trends in academic libraries.” The 2018 edition discusses the publisher and vendor landscape, fake news and information literacy, project management, textbook affordability, the ethics of learning analytics and […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Christina Hilburger

June 4, 2018 David Free 0

Christina Hilburger is a student in the Master of Information Studies (MISt) program at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Christina first joined ACRL in 2017 and is your ACRL member of the week for May 28, 2018. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, passionate, dedicated. What are you reading (or […]