ACRL Member of the Week: Emily Ford

November 15, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Emily Ford is an urban & public affairs librarian at Portland State University in Oregon. Emily has been a member of ACRL for 11 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for November 15, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Dynamic, caring, contemplative. What are you reading (or […]

ALA Launches New eLearning Website

November 12, 2021 David Free 0

The American Library Association has launched ALA eLearning, a new centralized web portal that brings together the most comprehensive digital collection of professional development for library and information professionals anywhere. As the leading content provider of courses, webinars, and customized eLearning content for both library workers and library institutions of all […]

ACRL Online Course: Leading from the Middle

November 9, 2021 Margot Conahan 0

Join ACRL November 22-December 17, 2021, for the ACRL online learning course, “Leading from the Middle – Changing approaches to library leadership and communication.” Middle Managers are influencers of workplace morale and talent acquisition and retention; they are expected to spark innovation in service models, collections, and spaces. As such, […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Rachael Elrod

November 8, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Rachael Elrod is the director of the education library at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Rachael has been a member of ACRL for 11 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for November 8, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Calm, caring, hopeful. What are you reading […]

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LCA Statement Welcoming New Exemptions to Section 1201

November 5, 2021 David Free 0

On October 27, 2021, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), consisting of ALA, ACRL, and the Association of Research Libraries, released a statement welcoming the new exemptions and renewal of existing exemptions to the prohibition on the circumvention of technological protection measures set forth in the 17 U.S.C. 1201. LCA welcomes […]

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Nominations Sought for ACRL Board of Directors

November 4, 2021 Elois Sharpe 0

ACRL is dedicated to enhancing the ability of library and information professionals to dream big and shape our new future. Be a part of shaping that future! The ACRL Leadership Recruitment and Nominations Committee (LRNC) encourages members to nominate themselves or others to run for the position of ACRL vice-president/president-elect and […]

College & Research Libraries – November 2021

November 4, 2021 Dawn Mueller 0

The November 2021 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion. Editorial Wendi Arant Kaspar. “Looking for a Sign.” Articles Amelia Brunskill, Catherine Lantz, and Kavita Mundle. “What Information Are We Providing to Users with Disabilities? An […]

New from ACRL – “The Scholarly Communications Cookbook”

November 3, 2021 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Scholarly Communications Cookbook, edited by Brianna Buljung and Emily Bongiovanni. The latest offering in ACRL’s Cookbook series can help you establish programs, teach concepts, conduct outreach, and use scholarly communications technologies in your library.   The research lifecycle and associated tools and practices are […]