Test Drive a RoadShow Workshop at ACRL 2019

March 28, 2019 Chase Ollis 0

Move your library forward with local, affordable, in-person training! ACRL offers a variety of traveling workshops that can be brought directly to your campus, chapter, or consortium worldwide. Led be expert presenters, these one-day RoadShow workshops engage participants and help academic and research libraries tackle the greatest issues facing the […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Sheila Garcia

March 25, 2019 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Sheila Garcia is a resident librarian at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Sheila has been a member of ACRL for 3 years and is your ACRL member of the week for March 25, 2019. Describe yourself in three words: Ravenpuff, creative, inquisitive. What are you reading (or […]

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Draft ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Framework Feedback

March 21, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

The ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force was formed in 2017 with the goal of creating a new ACRL framework designed to address gaps between current scholarly evaluation practices and impactful scholarly activities within academic librarianship, including ways to evaluate and measure the impact of a wide range of […]

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Advocacy Alert: #FundLibraries 2020 Campaign

March 20, 2019 Kara Malenfant 0

The White House recently released its budget proposal for FY2020. Once again, the administration has proposed to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which provides approximately $189.3 million in direct funding to libraries through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). The proposal also cuts the Innovative […]

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Sign Up Now for Project Outcome for Academic Libraries

March 19, 2019 Sara Goek 0

Project Outcome for Academic Libraries is a FREE online toolkit designed to help libraries understand and share the impact of essential library programs and services. Based on the model developed by the Public Library Association (PLA), it provides standardized surveys, an easy-to-use process for measuring and analyzing outcomes, and the […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Ted Quiballo

March 18, 2019 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Ted Quiballo is a user support specialist associate and instructional technologies librarian at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Ted has been a member of ACRL for 3 years and is your ACRL member of the week for March 18, 2019. Describe yourself in three words: Engaging, facilitator, supportive. What are you reading […]

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Call for Proposals: C&RL Special Issue on Academic Library Impact

March 14, 2019 Sara Goek 0

ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries Committee is planning a special issue of College & Research Libraries (C&RL) around new research on the impact of academic libraries on student learning and success in higher education. We are particularly interested in articles on recent research that advances the six priority areas established […]

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ACRL Candidates on Ballots for IFLA Sections, 2019-2023

March 13, 2019 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL has nominated a number of members to serve on International Federation of Library and Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Section Committees for the term 2019-2023. The Academic and Research Libraries Section and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section have gone to ballot this year. If your institution is a member […]