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New ACRL Framework for Impactful Scholarship and Metrics

December 11, 2020 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors approved a new Framework for Impactful Scholarship and Metrics (PDF) at its November 2020 virtual meeting. The new document was developed by the ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force as a framework for the measurement and evaluation of academic librarian scholarship. The framework is designed to […]

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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 […]

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ACRL Endorses Protocols for Native American Materials

February 5, 2020 David Free 0

ACRL, at the request of its Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS), has endorsed the Protocols for Native American Materials. In April 2006 a group of nineteen Native American and non-Native American archivists, librarians, museum curators, historians, and anthropologists gathered at Northern Arizona University Cline Library in Flagstaff, Arizona. The […]

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Academic Status Standards Survey

May 1, 2019 David Free 0

The ACRL Academic Librarians Standards and Guidelines Review Task Force was formed by the ACRL Board of Directors with the charge of reviewing and revising ACRL documents related to the status of academic librarians. In order to gain a sense of current thinking and relevance related to the status of […]