ACRL Member of the Week: Janet Reyes

October 30, 2023 Brian Lim 0

Janet Reyes is Geospatial Information Librarian at University of California, Riverside in Riverside, CA. Janet Reyes has been a member of ACRL for 8 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for October 30, 2023. Describe yourself in three words: Organized, quiet, dedicated. What are you reading (or […]

Comic Books, Special Collections, and the Academic Library

October 26, 2023 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Comic Books, Special Collections, and the Academic Library, edited by Brian Flota and Kate Morris. The book is a collection of best practices for the acquisition, preservation, storage, and cataloging of comics, particularly single-issue (or floppy) comics, within the special collections units of academic library […]

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Nominations Sought for ACRL Board of Directors

October 25, 2023 Elois Sharpe 0

ACRL is dedicated to enhancing the ability of library and information professionals to dream big and shape our future. Don’t be shy! Your participation matters and we invite you to be a part of shaping the future of ACRL.  The ACRL Leadership Recruitment and Nomination Committee (LRNC) strongly encourages members […]

Celebrate International Open Access Week 2023

October 24, 2023 Erin Nevius 0

October 23-29, 2023, is International Open Access Week, an initiative of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) in partnership with the Open Access Week Advisory Committee. This week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of open access, […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Trevor A. Dawes

October 23, 2023 Brian Lim 0

Trevor A. Dawes is Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums and May Morris University Librarian at University of Delaware in Newark, DE. Trevor has been a member of ACRL for 32 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for October 23, 2023. Describe yourself in three words: Strategic, […]

Transforming Information Literacy Instruction through the Lens of Our Instructional Identities: A Three-Part Webinar Series

October 19, 2023 Margot Conahan 0

Join ACRL on Thursday, November 2; Thursday, November 9; and Thursday, November 16, 2023, for the three-part webinar series “Transforming Information Literacy Instruction through the Lens of Our Instructional Identities.” Librarians across academic institutions grapple with their instructional roles and responsibilities – sometimes alone, or in haphazard ways, or through […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited for C&RL Editor

October 18, 2023 David Free 0

The ACRL Publications Coordinating Committee invites applications and nominations for the position of Editor of College & Research Libraries (C&RL), the scholarly research journal of ACRL. The association seeks an experienced candidate to lead its top-tier, open access journal with an eye to the future of scholarly publishing. Candidates are […]

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Rachel Hendrick Named Choice Editor and Publisher

October 17, 2023 David Free 0

Rachel Hendrick has been named editor and publisher of Choice, a publishing unit of ACRL. Hendrick joined ALA in 2014 as operations manager at Choice and was promoted to director of operations at Choice in April 2016. She was named interim editor and publisher of Choice in April 2022. Hendrick […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Amanda Nichols Hess

October 16, 2023 Brian Lim 0

Amanda Nichols Hess is Coordinator of Instruction and Research Help at Oakland University in Rochester, MI. Amanda has been a member of ACRL for 12 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for October 16, 2023. Describe yourself in three words: Proactive, dependable, flexible. What are you reading […]