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 […]

Jennifer K. Sheehan Named RBM Reviews Editor

May 15, 2020 David Free 0

Jennifer K. Sheehan of the Grolier Club has been appointed to the post of Reviews Editor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, ACRL’s journal covering issues pertaining to special collections libraries and cultural heritage institutions. Sheehan will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2020. […]

CHOICE to Launch Patron Driven Podcast

May 14, 2020 David Free 0

This June, CHOICE is launching a brand new podcast called Patron Driven. The series features a multi-episode narrative format that combines interviews and storytelling to spotlight the breakthrough programs, hard-won advocacy, community connections—and the personalities behind them—that are being achieved in academic libraries. Our first series of Patron Driven is […]

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New ACRL Framework for Access Services Librarianship

May 7, 2020 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors approved a new Framework for Access Services Librarianship (PDF) at its spring virtual meeting. Consisting of four sections, the framework defines access services, suggests competencies for access services librarians and managers, examines marketing and outreach of access services, and suggests opportunities for professional engagement for […]

RCL Call for Reviewers

April 30, 2020 David Free 0

Are you looking for a summer project that contributes to the profession while enhancing your subject skills? Resources for College Libraries (RCL), the Choice/ACRL bibliography of essential titles for undergraduate teaching and research, invites experienced subject selectors to serve as peer reviewers. We are currently seeking referees for the following […]

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CopyTalk Webinar: TEACH-ing Video Online?

April 23, 2020 David Free 0

Join the ALA Copyright, Legislation, Education, and Advocacy Network (CLEAN) for a free CopyTalk webinar at 2:00 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, May 7. In recent years, K-12 and academic libraries have seen an increasing demand to provide online access to film that can be used as part of course instruction. […]

THE BOOKSELLERS Online Film Screening and Discussion

April 16, 2020 David Free 0

THE BOOKSELLERS is a lively, behind-the-scenes documentary film looking at the New York rare book world and the fascinating people who inhabit it. Executive produced by Parker Posey and featuring interviews with some of the most important dealers in the business, as well as prominent collectors, auctioneers, and writers, THE […]

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Keeping Up With… Universal Design for Learning

April 16, 2020 David Free 0

The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available. This month’s issue features a discussion of Universal Design for Learning by Robin Brown, Zach Welhouse, and Amy Wolfe. Keeping Up With… is available on the […]