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Companion Documents to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Journalism and Visual Literacy

April 14, 2022 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors approved two new Companion Documents to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education at its April 6, 2022, virtual meeting.  Developed by the ACRL Education and Behavioral Sciences Section’s Communication Studies Committee, the Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: […]

New from ACRL – “Teaching Business Information Literacy”

April 14, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Teaching Business Information Literacy, edited by Genifer Snipes, Marlinda Karo, Ash E. Faulkner, and Lauren Reiter. This prescriptive book features more than 40 practical, classroom-proven lesson plans for one-shot, embedded, and credit-bearing library classes. Learn more about Teaching Business Information Literacy in this excerpt from […]

2022 ACRL Election Results

April 13, 2022 Lauren Carlton 0

Beth McNeil, Dean of Libraries and School of Information Studies and Esther Ellis Norton Professor of Library Science at Purdue University, has been elected ACRL Vice-President/President-Elect. McNeil will become president-elect in July 2022 and assume the presidency in July 2023 for a one-year term. Kara Whatley, University Librarian at the California […]

Call for Editors – Choice/ACRL Core Collections

April 12, 2022 David Free 0

Are you passionate about collection services for community college libraries? Do you want to apply your subject selector skills to a Choice/ACRL publication? Resources for College Libraries: Career Resources, the core title list of essential works for the two-year college curriculum, is inviting applicants for two career subject clusters: Criminal […]

Celebrate Community College Month with ACRL!

April 12, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

April is Community College Month, and that presents a great opportunity to get the word out about why community colleges matter, how your college is serving your community’s needs today, and why public support for our colleges is more important than ever. ACRL Presents: The Community College Library: Integrating the […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Erica Ann Watson

April 11, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Editor’s note: April is Community College Month, and all month we are featuring community college librarians as the ACRL Member of the Week to celebrate! Erica Ann Watson is an electronic services librarian at Contra Costa College in San Pablo, CA. Erica has been a member of ACRL for 9 […]

New from ACRL – “The Rise of AI”

April 7, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Rise of AI: Implications and Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Academic Libraries, book number 78 in the Publications in Librarianship series, edited by Sandy Hervieux and Amanda Wheatley. This book collects projects, collaborations, and future uses from academic librarians who have begun to embrace […]

Represent ALA on IFLA Standing Committees – Applications Due May 1

April 7, 2022 Elois Sharpe 0

Would you like to represent ALA on an International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committee? The biennial appointment process to represent ALA on relevant IFLA standing committees is currently underway for terms running from 2023 through 2027. The ACRL Board of Directors endorses candidates for election […]