Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change

July 2, 2020 David Free 0

ALA invites library workers to apply to be part of Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, a pilot program to help public and academic libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations that address the climate change crisis. The project will fund in-person and virtual film screenings, community dialogues […]

Hidden Architectures of Information Literacy Programs

July 1, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Hidden Architectures of Information Literacy Programs: Structures, Practices, and Contexts, edited by Carolyn Caffrey Gardner, Elizabeth Galoozis, and Rebecca Halpern. This book collects authors from a variety of diverse institutions detailing the day-to-day work of running and coordinating information literacy programs and the soft skills […]

C&RL News – June 2020

June 12, 2020 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The June 2020 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Every two years, ACRL’s Research Planning and Review Committee produces their “Top trends in academic libraries.” The 2020 edition discusses change management; evolving integrated library systems; learning analytics; machine learning and AI; the state of open access and […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Teresa Helena Moreno

June 8, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Teresa Helena Moreno is a librarian + undergraduate engagement coordinator at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Teresa, a 2020 Emerging Leader, has been a member of ACRL for 2 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for June 8, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: Tenacious, empathetic, […]

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ACRL, ARL, Oberlin Group of Libraries Urge Library Vendors to Continue Free Access, Hold Subscription Prices Steady During COVID-19 Pandemic

June 5, 2020 Kara Malenfant 0

The academic library community appreciates the ways that library vendors and service providers have made electronic resources freely and openly available to support the acute global response to COVID-19 and our students’ and faculty members’ necessary and unanticipated shift to temporarily remote teaching, learning, and research. We urge all library […]

ACRL 2020 President’s Program – “Shifting the Center: Transforming Academic Libraries through Generous Accountability”

June 4, 2020 Margot Conahan 0

Join us at 1 p.m. Central (convert additional time zones online) on Wednesday, June 10, for the 2020 ACRL President’s Program, “Shifting the Center: Transforming Academic Libraries through Generous Accountability,” presented freely online as part of the ACRL Together Wherever Virtual Event. Inspired by the work of critical scholars, artists and […]