ACRL 2023 Call for Proposals Now Available

March 31, 2022 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL invites proposals for the ACRL 2023 Conference to be held March 15-18, 2023, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Higher education has changed dramatically over the last few years. Academic libraries are addressing an increased emphasis on remote learning, rising calls for social justice, and an acknowledged need for flexibility that supports […]

Mark Cummings, Publisher of Choice, Announces Retirement

March 31, 2022 Jay Malone 0

Mark Cummings, editor and publisher at Choice, a publishing unit of ACRL, has announced his retirement, effective April 2, 2022. Cummings has led Choice since 2013, coming to ACRL from a long and distinguished career in academic and educational publishing. He began his professional life in the reference and professional […]

Free ACRL Webinars Highlight Value of Academic Libraries

March 30, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL’s vision for a long-term envisioned future is that academic and research librarians and libraries are essential to a thriving global community of learners and scholars. Through its strategic goal on the Value of Academic Libraries (VAL) — that academic libraries demonstrate alignment with and impact on institutional outcomes — […]

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Call for Book Proposals—Publications in Librarianship Series

March 29, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

You’re invited to share your research and scholarly thinking through the ACRL Publications in Librarianship (PIL) series. Recognized for offering some of the best thinking and scholarship in the profession, this book series has showcased research on a diverse range of contemporary topics in the field since 1951. Recent works […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Tracy Bicknell-Holmes

March 28, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Tracy Bicknell-Holmes is a professor and liaison librarian at Boise State University in Idaho. Tracy has been a member of ACRL for 22 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for March 28, 2022. Describe yourself in three words: Passionate, equity focused, learner. What are you reading (or […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Mallary Rawls

March 21, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Mallary Rawls is a humanities librarian at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Mallary has been a member of ACRL for 2 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for March 21, 2022. Describe yourself in three words: Assertive, committed, versatile. What are you reading (or listening to on […]

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Keeping Up With… Micro-Credentials and Economic Data Literacy

March 17, 2022 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available. This month’s issue features a discussion of Micro-Credentials and Economic Data Literacy by Diego Mendez-Carbajo. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue will […]