Because It’s Giving Tuesday

November 30, 2021 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Tuesday, November 30, is Giving Tuesday, the annual 24-hour giving-palooza, and we are asking you, our loyal ACRL members and friends, to help us meet our Giving Tuesday goal of 82 donations. ACRL turned 82 this year, so we’re looking to celebrate this milestone with an equal number of donors […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Emily Bongiovanni

November 29, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Emily Bongiovanni is a scholarly communications librarian at the Colorado School of Mines. Emily has been a member of ACRL for 2 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for November 29, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Ambitious, extroverted, collaborative. What are you reading (or listening to on […]

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ACRL Advocacy Update

November 22, 2021 Kara Malenfant 0

In recent weeks ACRL has joined other library associations in advocating for the interests of college and research libraries and librarians as follows: On October 28, 2021, ACRL joined an amicus brief by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (together with the American Library Association, the Association of Research Libraries, and the […]

LibLearnX Advance Registration Deadline Coming Up November 30

November 19, 2021 David Free 0

LibLearnX: Library Learning Experience is happening online January 21-24, 2022 —  a completely new conference experience built from the ground up based on years of research, exploration, and input from ALA members like you. LibLearnX is education for library professionals, by library professionals, with a focus on active and applied […]

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Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Research Competencies in Writing and Literature

November 18, 2021 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors approved a new Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Research Competencies in Writing and Literature (PDF) at its November 2021 virtual meeting. Developed by the ACRL Literatures in English Section (LES), the aim of the new Framework Companion Document is […]

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Fall 2021

November 17, 2021 Dawn Mueller 0

The Fall 2021 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016. Editor’s Note Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note.” Research Articles Jessica Bigelow. “The Steward […]

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What I Learned at AASL

November 17, 2021 Jay Malone 0

Over the past 20 years, I have attended more than 100 professional conferences. These have included the History of Science Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Historical Association, and the American Council of Learned Societies, to name but a few. None of these prepared me […]

Celebrate International Education Week 2021

November 16, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

November 15-19, 2021, is International Education Week, a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. Celebrate the benefits of international education […]

Project Outcome Surveys Available in Arabic

November 16, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

ACRL is pleased to announce that all Project Outcome for Academic Libraries surveys are now available in Arabic. These new translations make the toolkit accessible to a wider audience and make it easier for schools serving diverse populations to make use of this free assessment tool, while also aligning with […]