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ACRL Board of Directors Nominations Due Feb. 15

January 30, 2020 Megan Griffin 0

Higher education is experiencing unprecedented change, providing academic libraries with tremendous opportunities to define new roles related to learning, teaching and research. ACRL is dedicated to enhancing the ability of library and information professionals to dream big and shape our new future. Be a part of shaping that future. The […]

ACRL 2021 Proposal Tips Webcast

January 29, 2020 Margot Conahan 0

Join members of the ACRL 2021 Conference Committee for a free hour-long webcast at 1:00 p.m. Central on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, to get information on how to put forward your best ACRL Conference proposal. (Convert additional time zones online.) During this live webcast, committee members who are also seasoned […]

Celebrate Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2020

January 29, 2020 Chase Ollis 0

The 2020 Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week is coming up February 24-28, 2020. Commissioned by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week is “is an annual celebration of the important doctrines of fair use and fair dealing. It is designed to highlight and promote the opportunities presented by […]

New Ideas in Library Leadership

January 28, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of 3 new books full of exercises, effective practices, innovative ideas, and detailed case studies that can help you develop your unique leadership potential, lead change within your library, and cultivate the skills of new library leaders. Save 15% when you buy all 3 print books […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Patrice Green

January 27, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Patrice Green a research and instruction librarian for special collections libraries at the University of Georgia. Patrice, a 2020 ALA Emerging Leader, has been a member of ACRL for 1 year and is your ACRL Member of the Week for January 27, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: Ambitious, curious, […]

2020 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Recipients Announced

January 23, 2020 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL announces the recipients of the 2020 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award – Nevada State College Marydean Martin Library, Henderson, Nevada; Santa Rosa Junior College Libraries, Santa Rosa, California; and the University of Maryland Libraries, College Park, Maryland. Sponsored by ACRL and GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, the award recognizes […]

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Apply for Libraries Ready to Code Mini-Grants by February 14

January 22, 2020 David Free 0

In advance of Digital Learning Day, ALA is opening a call for applications for $700 mini-grants to school, tribal, public, and academic libraries to design and implement programs using Google’s Applied Digital Skills resources. Applications are due February 14, and up to 290 eligible libraries will be selected to deliver at least 4 […]

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ACRL, PLA Boards Respond to SCOE Recommendations

January 21, 2020 ACRL Board of Directors 0

The Boards of Directors of ACRL and the Public Library Association (PLA) recently submitted a joint letter (PDF) to ALA President Wanda Brown in response to recommendations contained in the ALA Steering Committee on Organizational Effectiveness (SCOE) Forward Together report (PDF). In the letter, the Boards thank and commend SCOE […]