Applications/Nominations Invited for RBM Editor

October 4, 2022 David Free 0

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of editor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, the biannual research journal covering issues pertaining to special collections libraries and cultural heritage institutions of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). The editor is appointed for […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Kari D. Weaver

October 3, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Kari D. Weaver is a learning, teaching, and instructional design librarian at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. Kari has been a member of ACRL for 16 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for October 3, 2022. Describe yourself in three words: Curious, thoughtful, resourceful. What […]

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C&RL Topical Issue on Open and Equitable Scholarship Proposals Due October 3

September 30, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL’s Research and Scholarly Environment Committee is planning a topical issue of College & Research Libraries (C&RL) around new research on how the academic and research library workforce has accelerated change in the scholarly communications environment. We are particularly interested in articles on recent research that advances the three priority areas established in ACRL’s […]

Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice

September 29, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice, edited by CJ Ivory and Angela Pashia, which explores the opportunities and challenges of moving the discussion about open educational resources (OER) beyond affordability to address structural inequities found throughout academia and scholarly publishing. Learn more about […]

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Apply for ALA’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant by November 4

September 27, 2022 David Free 0

The ALA Publishing Committee’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant provides a grant of up to $5,000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library. Funded projects have ranged from “A Resource […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Linda Miles

September 26, 2022 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Linda Miles is the head of reference at Hostos Community College in New York, NY. Linda has been a member of ACRL for 13 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for September26, 2022. Describe yourself in three words: Optimistic, diligent, smart. What are you reading (or listening […]

2023 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations Due September 30

September 23, 2022 David Free 0

The September 30, 2022, nomination deadline for the I Love My Librarian Award is fast approaching! 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 […]

Designing Libraries for the 21st Century

September 22, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Designing Libraries for the 21st Century, edited by H. Thomas Hickerson, Joan K. Lippincott, and Leonora Crema. Featuring an impressive array of authors drawn largely from the conference of the same name and packed with full color images and illustrations, this book provides guidance, principles, […]

Apply for ACRL 2023 Spectrum Scholar Travel Grants by October 14

September 21, 2022 David Connolly 0

Scholarship applications to attend ACRL 2023 are being accepted through Friday, October 14. ACRL is again offering four Spectrum Scholar Travel Grants consisting of complimentary advanced early bird registration (a value of $99–$549 depending on membership type) and a travel stipend of up to $600 for the ACRL 2023 Conference to be […]