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RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Fall 2019

November 26, 2019 Dawn Mueller 0

The Fall 2019 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016. Editor’s Note Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note.” Research Articles Alison […]

Mark Your Calendar for ACRL Giving Tuesday

November 25, 2019 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Tuesday, December 3 is Giving Tuesday, a global day for us to come together for a common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.  Falling every Tuesday after Thanksgiving, it’s a special day for people to spread joy and pay it forward by supporting those causes for which they are […]

Around ACRL: November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Want to know what is happening in ACRL and its sections, interest groups, and discussion groups? Check out ACRL Insider every other Friday to keep up-to-date on activities from around the association. Submit your story about a (good or less good) change in an academic library for a new ACRL […]

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ACRL, ALA, and ARL Extend Joint Advisory Task Force on IPEDS Academic Libraries Component Definitions

November 22, 2019 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) have extended their Joint Advisory Task Force through August 31, 2022, to continue efforts to bring the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Academic Libraries Component up-to-date and in-line with […]

Deadline Extended! Apply by Dec. 4 to Host 2020 Subsidized ACRL Scholarly Communication RoadShow

November 21, 2019 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. […]

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Keeping Up With… 2020 Census

November 21, 2019 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 the 2020 Census by Erin Ackerman and Karen Brown. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and […]

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The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook

November 20, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook, edited by Raymond Pun and Gary L. Shaffer. The volume presents a collection of engaging activities for academic libraries interested in implementing sustainability practices. In 2019, the American Library Association added sustainability to its Core Values of Librarianship to foster community […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Sara Belasco

November 18, 2019 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Sara Belasco is a public services assistant at the Center for Jewish History in New York City. Sara has been a member of ACRL for 2 years and is your ACRL member of the week for November 18, 2019. Describe yourself in three words: Patient, kind, hardworking. What are you […]

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ACRL 2021 Call for Participation Now Available

November 13, 2019 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL invites proposal submissions for the ACRL 2021 Conference, “Ascending into an Open Future,” to be held April 14-17, 2021, in Seattle, Washington. Today’s higher education environment calls for innovative ways to support student, faculty, and institution success. Through the efforts of talented library workers, today’s academic and research libraries […]