ACRL e-Learning Call for Proposals – 10/23 Deadline

October 13, 2020 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL invites proposal submissions for our ACRL e-Learning program. Submit a proposal for a live webcast or asynchronous online course and share your knowledge and innovative developments with your colleagues. Friday, October 23, 2020, is the submission deadline. ACRL has identified four key areas in our Plan for Excellence. ACRL […]

2020 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

October 12, 2020 David Free 0

Nominations are open through November 9, 2020, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Each year, 10 librarians are selected to receive a $5,000 cash award and […]

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ACRL Seeks Executive Director

October 9, 2020 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

At a dynamic time in the trajectory of American higher education, the American Library Association (ALA) seeks an Executive Director to lead its Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) division, the leading and largest organization representing academic and research libraries, librarians, and library workers. ACRL is an international convener […]

Around ACRL: October 9, 2020

October 9, 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. After a year in task force status, the CJCLS Scholarly Research Task Force is now a committee! The […]

Celebrate Open Access Week 2020!

October 8, 2020 Chase Ollis 0

Open Access Week is coming up October 19-25, 2020. An initiative of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Open Access Week is presented as an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Becky Croxton

October 5, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Becky Croxton is the head of assessment at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Becky, the current vice-chair of the Value of Academic Libraries Committee, has been a member of ACRL for 4 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for October 5, 2020. Describe yourself in three […]

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ACRL Joins Ahmad v. University of Michigan Amicus Brief Filing

October 2, 2020 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL joined the Association of Research Libraries, the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Historical Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, the University of California Libraries, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library, and the University of Iowa Libraries in filing an amicus brief in the Michigan Supreme Court […]