Lynn Connaway

Meet the Candidates: Lynn Silipigni Connaway

February 28, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Editor’s Note: In the lead-up to the 2020 ALA/ACRL election, we’re profiling the 2020 ACRL Board of Directors candidates. We’ll feature one candidate in slate order each weekday from February 28 – March 6. Complete details on candidates for ACRL offices are available on the election website. Make sure to […]

Learning Opportunities: Fair Use/Fair Dealing

February 27, 2020 Chase Ollis 0

It’s Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week! Today we’re spotlighting ACRL’s professional development opportunities that can help you understand and apply these crucial limitations and exceptions to copyright law, even outside of Fair Use Week. Online Learning Live e-Learning WebcastRegister today for the two-part webcast series, “Copyright and Course Reserves,” offered March […]

ACRL Books Exploring Fair Use/Fair Dealing

February 25, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

Catch up on your reading during Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week! As we celebrate these essential limitations and exceptions to copyright law, today we’re showcasing ACRL books that explore the ins and outs of copyright. Check them out so you can be part of the conversation. Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in […]

Kristen Cooper

ACRL Member of the Week: Kristen Cooper

February 24, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Kristen Cooper is a plant sciences librarian at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul. Kristen, a 2020 ALA Emerging Leader, has been a member of ACRL for 5 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for February 24, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, nerdy, ginger. […]

Around ACRL: February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020 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. Next week is Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week! ACRL has a number of resources, publications, and events to help […]

New from ACRL – “Learning Beyond the Classroom”

February 20, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Learning Beyond the Classroom: Engaging Students in Information Literacy through Co-Curricular Activities, edited by Silvia Vong and Manda Vrkljan. In four sections, this book contains approaches and activities to help instructors incorporate information literacy concepts into co-curricular learning and aid students in applying these concepts […]

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ACRL Developing New Scholarship of Teaching and Learning RoadShow

February 19, 2020 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL has selected a team of three curriculum designers/presenters to develop a new RoadShow workshop to support librarians in engaging in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and discovering how their teaching impacts student learning. This workshop will be intended for any librarian who interacts with students and faculty, […]

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Mary Ellen K. Davis Announces Retirement as ACRL Executive Director

February 18, 2020 David Free 0

Mary Ellen K. Davis, executive director of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has announced her retirement, effective April 24, 2020. “It has been an honor and privilege to serve the academic and research library community through my various roles […]

Amanda Roper

ACRL Member of the Week: Amanda Roper

February 17, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Amanda Roper is an evening and weekend librarian at Chattanooga State Community College in Tennessee. Amanda, a 2020 ALA Emerging Leader, has been a member of ACRL for 2 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for February 17, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: Empath, feminist, nerd. […]