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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 […]

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Draft ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Framework Feedback

March 21, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

The ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force was formed in 2017 with the goal of creating a new ACRL framework designed to address gaps between current scholarly evaluation practices and impactful scholarly activities within academic librarianship, including ways to evaluate and measure the impact of a wide range of […]

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Revised Guidelines for Media Resources in Academic Libraries

August 2, 2018 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors has approved a new revision of the association’s Guidelines for Media Resources in Academic Libraries. Prepared by the ACRL Guidelines for Media Resources for Academic Libraries in Higher Education Task Force, the revision incorporates evolving technology used in teaching, learning, research, and scholarship has created new challenges […]