ACRL, PLA Partner to Launch Benchmark

October 26, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

ACRL and Public Library Association (PLA) now offer Benchmark: Library Metrics and Trends to power library data analysis and visualization. This new digital resource can help libraries plan, make informed decisions, and tell the story of their impact.  Through Benchmark, library professionals have access to a centralized collection of their library […]

Celebrate Open Access Week 2021!

October 25, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

October 25-31, 2021, is the 14th annual International Open Access Week, a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research.  An initiative of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to “learn about the […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Brandi Hart

October 25, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Brandi Hart is a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Brandi has been a member of ACRL for 1 year and is your ACRL Member of the Week for October 25, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Enthusiastic, kind, thoughtful. What are you reading (or listening to […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Carissa Tomlinson

October 18, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Carissa Tomlinson is the director of student experience, learning, and outreach at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Carissa has been a member of ACRL for 9 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for October 18, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, advocate, collaborative. What are […]

ACRL Presents: Celebrating Open Access Week 2021

October 15, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL is excited to offer a free webcast in celebration of Open Access Week. Tune in at 1:00 p.m. Central on Monday, October 25, for “Celebrating Open Access Week: Scaling Open to Fit Local Needs.” Institutions’ approaches to ‘Open’ movements, specifically Open Access and Open Educational Resources, can vary wildly […]

ACRL Awards Review and Survey

October 14, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

At its January 2021 meeting, the ACRL Board of Directors approved a proposal to pause ACRL’s awards program and appointed a task force to undertake a critical review of the program and make recommendations for its future. This pause presents an opportunity to ensure all ACRL awards align with the […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Alyssa M. Valenti

October 11, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Alyssa M. Valenti is a electronic resources & web services librarian at Raritan Valley Community College in Somerville, NJ. Alyssa has been a member of ACRL for 12 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for October 11, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Eager, service-minded, problem-solving. What […]

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Cyber Security in Higher Education Webinar – October 14

October 6, 2021 David Free 0

Please join us for “Cyber Security in Higher Education: How can librarians and those in higher education contribute to the cyber security effort?“, this year’s annual cyber security summit that will address awareness and taking action. Sponsored by Scholarly Networks Security Initiative, the free webinar takes place starting at 2:00 […]