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2023 ACRL Board of Directors Candidates

July 28, 2022 Elois Sharpe 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the association’s Board of Directors for the 2023 ALA/ACRL elections. Vice-President/President-Elect: Leo S. Lo, The University of New Mexico Elisandro (Alex) Cabada, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Director-at-Large: Tarida Anantachai, North Carolina State University Libraries Kevin Butterfield, University of Richmond […]

ACRL 2023 Keynote Speakers Announced

July 27, 2022 Tory Ondrla 0

ACRL announces its celebrated lineup of keynote speakers for the ACRL 2023 Conference, “Forging the Future,” to be held March 15- 18, 2023, in Pittsburgh. Be challenged and inspired by ACRL’s thought-provoking speakers as they share their work as journalists, podcasters, authors, and activists. Opening Keynote, March 15, 2023 – […]

Learning in Action: Designing Successful Graduate Student Work Experiences in Academic Libraries

July 26, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Learning in Action: Designing Successful Graduate Student Work Experiences in Academic Libraries, edited by Arianne Hartsell-Gundy, Kim Duckett, and Sarah Morris. This thorough book provides practical, how-to guidance on creating and managing impactful graduate student work experiences for students and library staff. Learn more about […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Alison Scott Ricker

July 25, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Alison Scott Ricker is a science librarian and head of the science library at Oberlin College in Ohio. Alison has been a member of ACRL for 37 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for July 25, 2022. Describe yourself in three words: Science-curious nature lover. What are […]

ACRL/SPARC Forum: Emerging “Inclusive Access” Programs and Their Implications for Course Material Affordability

July 20, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

Join us for the free, virtual ACRL/SPARC Forum “Emerging ‘Inclusive Access’ Programs and Their Implications for Course Material Affordability” at 1:00 p.m. Eastern/12:00 p.m. Central/11 a.m. Mountain/10 a.m. Pacific on Thursday, August 4, 2022. In an effort to make course materials more affordable and accessible, many campuses are experimenting with […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Beatrice Canales

July 18, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Beatrice Canales is an academic unit assistant at San Antonio College in Texas. Beatrice has been a member of ACRL for 5 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for July 18, 2022. Describe yourself in three words: Hopeful, tenacious, happy. What are you reading (or listening to […]

2023 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

July 14, 2022 David Free 0

Nominations are open through September 30, 2022, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten outstanding librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including being celebrated […]

Apply for ACRL 2023 Scholarships by October 14

July 13, 2022 Tory Ondrla 0

ACRL anticipates providing over $115,000 in scholarship funding for the ACRL 2023 Conference, to be held March 15-18, 2023, in Pittsburgh. Scholarships typically include complimentary in-person or virtual registration plus an additional travel stipend of $400 – $600. Scholarship applications to attend the conference are due on Friday, October 14. Scholarships are available […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Monika Chavez

July 11, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Monika Chavez is a professor and career education librarian at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA. Monika has been a member of ACRL for 10 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for July 11, 2022. Describe yourself in three words: Analytical, collaborative, forward-thinking. What are you […]