Kristen Totleben Appointed College & Research Libraries Editor

July 30, 2021 David Free 0

ACRL announces the appointment of Kristen Totleben to the post of editor for College & Research Libraries (C&RL). Totleben will serve an initial three-year term beginning July 1, 2022. “The ACRL Board of Directors is thrilled to name Kristen Totleben as the next editor of C&RL,” said ACRL President Julie […]

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New Framework for Information Literacy Companion Documents

July 29, 2021 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors approved three new Companion Documents to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education its June 2021 virtual meeting. The new Framework Companion Documents are: Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Politics, Policy and International Relations Companion Document […]

“A Practical Guide to Implementing UDL” Online Course

July 29, 2021 Margot Conahan 0

Registration is still available for the interactive e-Learning course “A Practical Guide to Implementing UDL in Libraries,” to be offered August 2-22, 2021. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) has been around for some time and many librarians have heard of it. Yet, it remains challenging for librarians to implement UDL, as […]

ACRL Announces Inaugural Fostering Change Cohort

July 27, 2021 Erin Nevius 0

Join the first cohort of institutional teams planning their change process! Academic libraries must strategically plan for the large- and small-scale changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic and a changing higher education landscape. These changes can include reduced budgets, changing approaches to research and learning, shifting student and library worker […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Mary O’Kelly

July 26, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Mary O’Kelly is the associate dean for education and user services at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. Mary has been a member of ACRL for 8 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for July 26, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: More fun words: gardener, cook, artsy. […]

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ACRL Sets 2021 Legislative Agenda

July 23, 2021 Kara Malenfant 0

Each year, the ACRL Government Relations Committee, in consultation with the ACRL Board of Directors and staff, formulates an ACRL Legislative Agenda. Drafted with input from key ACRL committees, ACRL leaders, and the ALA Public Policy and Advocacy Office, the ACRL Legislative Agenda is prioritized and focuses on issues at the national […]