Libraries in Shaping the Future of Higher Education Webcast Series

June 15, 2021 David Free 0

In this free series of online conversations, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Society for College and University Planning, and ACRL, higher education administrators, planners, designers, and library stakeholders will discuss the challenges to higher education in a changing world and how more deeply to […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Kathleen Baril

June 14, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Kathleen Baril is library director at Ohio Northern University in Ada. Kathleen has been a member of ACRL for 9 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for June 14, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Calm, thoughtful, creative. What are you reading (or listening to on your […]

Cultural Proficiencies for Racial Equity Framework: An Update

June 10, 2021 Allison Payne 0

In 2020, ACRL; the Association of Research Libraries (ARL); ALA’s Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services (ODLOS); and the Public Library Association (PLA) created a joint taskforce to create a framework for cultural proficiencies in racial equity. The work was originally scheduled to end in June 2020, but the […]

Spring 2021 RBM cover with a participant in a voter-registration and education effort, June 1964, Fayette County, TN, sitting in a chair filling out a voting application.

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Spring 2021

June 9, 2021 David Free 0

The Spring 2021 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016. Editor’s Note Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note.” Research Articles Beth Lander. “Silences in […]

College & Research Libraries – June 2021

June 8, 2021 Dawn Mueller 0

The June 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 A. Kaspar. “Adapt and Thrive.” Articles Xiang Li and Tang Li. “The Evolving Responsibilities, Roles, and Competencies of East Asian Studies Librarians: A Content […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Livia Piotto

June 7, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Livia Piotto is the interim head librarian and a reference and instruction coordinator at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy. Livia has been a member of ACRL for 4 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for June 7, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Resilient, headstrong, day-dreamer. […]

C&RL News – June 2021

June 4, 2021 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The June 2021 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. This month’s issue starts out with two articles focusing on the use of focus groups. Megan Reichelt, Kayla Gourlay, Valerie Linsinbigler, Ashley Blinstrub, and Maoria J. Kirker discuss their experiences with “Focus groups as an assessment strategy” at George Mason University, […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Yumi Shin

June 2, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Yumi Shin is a coordinator of reference and access services at Lamar State College – Port Arthur in Texas. Yumi has been a member of ACRL for 3 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for June 1, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Motivated, collaborative, challenging. What […]