ACRL Presents: Reopening Campus During the Pandemic

September 29, 2020 Margot Conahan 0

Join us for a free ACRL Presents webcast, Reopening Campus During the Pandemic: Treading Water in the Deep End, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Our patrons think it’s “business as usual” during these unusual times, but as COVID-19 consistently creates more questions, administrators and […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Lyndon J. Batiste

September 28, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Lyndon J. Batiste is a library service desk coordinator at Emory University Robert W. Woodruff Library in Atlanta, Georgia. Lyndon, an ALA Spectrum Scholar, has been a member of ACRL for 1 year and is your ACRL Member of the Week for September 28, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: […]

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CopyTalk Webinar: Fair Use as Cultural Appropriation

September 24, 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, October 1. “Fair Use as Cultural Appropriation: What the ‘Forgotten Factor’ Matters” will explore how copyright is an inadequate fit for combatting cultural appropriations – it allows some publicly […]

ACRL Seeks Nominations for 2021 Awards

September 23, 2020 Chase Ollis 0

Every year, ACRL celebrates the opportunity to honor the outstanding achievements of the academic and research library community. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of our prestigious awards and grants to these deserving individuals and institutions enables ACRL to honor the very best in academic librarianship. This […]

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Mentors Needed for Spectrum Scholars

September 22, 2020 David Connolly 0

Help support a diverse workforce in the next generation of academic librarians by mentoring an ALA Spectrum Scholar through the ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program! This program links library school students and new librarians who are of American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern and North […]

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Submit Sovereign Immunity Comment Reponses

September 21, 2020 David Free 0

The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), whose members are the American Library Association, the Association of Research Libraries, and ACRL, submitted comments on September 2 to the U.S. Copyright Office in response to their notice of inquiry on sovereign immunity. At the request of Congress, the Copyright Office is undertaking a […]