2021 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Recipients Announced

January 29, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL announces the recipients of the 2021 Excellence in Academic Libraries Awards: Davidson College E.H. Little Library, Davidson, North Carolina Tulsa Community College Library, Tulsa, Oklahoma Loyola Marymount University William H. Hannon Library, Los Angeles, California. Sponsored by ACRL and GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, the award recognizes the staff […]

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Now Accepting Keeping Up With… Proposals

January 28, 2021 David Free 0

Share your knowledge of today’s hot topics! ACRL is currently accepting proposals for future editions of Keeping Up With… . Each edition focuses on a single issue including an introduction to the topic and summaries of key points, including implications for academic libraries. Visit the Keeping Up With… website for more information […]

ACRL’s Popular RoadShow Workshops are Going Off-Road

January 26, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

The ACRL RoadShow program brings high quality workshops directly to campuses covering a wide range of topics that help academic librarians tackled the greatest issues facing the profession today. The program, however, has been on hold due to the impact of COVID-19. Now, workshop teams are pivoting the same great […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Emily Rimland

January 25, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Emily Rimland is an information literacy librarian and learning technologies coordinator at the Pennsylvania State University. Emily has been a member of ACRL for 15 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for January 25, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Diplomatic, resilient, rock-n-roll. What are you reading […]

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ACRL Membership Funding for BIPOC Library Workers

January 21, 2021 Allison Payne 0

During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic; heightened social awareness of systemic racism, oppression, and institutional violence; and economic recession– all of which disproportionately impact communities of color– the ACRL Board of Directors has approved funds to support up to 50 memberships for ALA and ACRL (a value of […]

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ACRL Learning Analytics Toolkit

January 20, 2021 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

The ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Committee is pleased to announce the launch of the new Learning Analytics Toolkit. The Learning Analytics Toolkit is a freely available professional development resource that library professionals can use to learn more about learning analytics and how they intersect with academic libraries. In addition […]

Humble Bundle Be The Change Book Bundle

January 15, 2021 David Free 0

Celebrate Black Voices with Humble Bundle’s Be The Change Book Bundle, which offers best-selling books by today’s leading BIPOC authors, with a portion of every sale benefiting the American Library Association, Spectrum Scholars, and the Freedom to Read Foundation. From Black History to Afrofuturism with a dash of direct action, […]

Resources for College Libraries Invites Applicants for Subject Editor Openings

January 14, 2021 David Free 0

Are you passionate about academic collections? Do you want to apply your bibliographic selection skills to a peer-reviewed publication? Resources for College Libraries (RCL), the Choice/ACRL bibliography of essential titles for four-year undergraduate libraries, is seeking subject editors for the following disciplines: Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies General Language and Literature […]

New from ACRL: Approaches to Liaison Librarianship

January 13, 2021 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Approaches to Liaison Librarianship: Innovations in Organization and Engagement, edited by Robin Canuel and Chad Crichton. The book showcases different implementations of the liaison model across a range of institutions and describes in detail many of the tailored programs and services that liaison librarians are […]

2021 I Love My Librarian Award Recipients

January 12, 2021 David Free 0

Congratulations to academic librarians Jessica Bell, Sean Bird, Naomi Bishop, and Jianye He on being among the recipients of the 2021 I Love My Librarian Award. ALA received 1,865 nominations for this year’s award, which showcases the incredible achievements of librarians across the country. Hundreds of nominations focused on librarians’ swift and effective […]