#GiveACRL This Holiday Season

December 29, 2020 Kara Malenfant 0

In this season of gratitude and reflection, we are grateful for staff, members, and volunteers who have gone above and beyond to advance ACRL’s Plan for Excellence and invest in the future of academic and research libraries. And, I am especially grateful for friends like you, supporters who understand how […]

Faculty-Librarian Collaborations: Integrating the Information Literacy Framework into Disciplinary Courses

December 16, 2020 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Faculty-Librarian Collaborations: Integrating the Information Literacy Framework into Disciplinary Courses, edited by Michael Stöpel, Livia Piotto, Xan Goodman, and Samantha Godbey. This book collects chapters, case studies, and lesson plans from around the world detailing why these collaborations are important, how to develop and execute […]

Spread Joy and Pay it Forward With a Gift to ACRL

December 15, 2020 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

We are truly fortunate to have so many supporters in the ACRL community during this challenging time. We’re well on our way to celebrating ACRL’s 81st birthday with an equal number of donors, for a record number of candles on our proverbial cake. We’re looking to make every Tuesday in […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Constance Wade

December 14, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Constance Wade is a circulation & user services librarian at the University of Iowa. Constance has been a member of ACRL for 5 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for December 14, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: Engaged, collaborative, inclusive. What are you reading (or listening […]

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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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Nominations Sought for ACRL Board of Directors

December 10, 2020 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL is dedicated to enhancing the ability of library and information professionals to dream big and shape our new future. Be a part of shaping that future! The ACRL Leadership Recruitment and Nominations Committee (LRNC) encourages members to nominate themselves or others to run for the position of ACRL vice-president/president-elect, councilor, […]

C&RL News – December 2020

December 9, 2020 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The December 2020 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into fall and winter, libraries continue to adapt their services to the current environment. B. Grantham Aldred starts off this issue with a look at his efforts at “Asynchronizing with the Framework” to […]

ACRL Member of the Week: Meredith Knoff

December 7, 2020 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Meredith Knoff is a learning commons librarian at Indiana University in Bloomington. Meredith has been a member of ACRL for 6 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for December 7, 2020. Describe yourself in three words: Thoughtful, people-oriented, resourceful. What are you reading (or listening to on your […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited for C&RL Editor

December 4, 2020 David Free 0

The ACRL Publications Coordinating Committee invites applications and nominations for the position of Editor of College & Research Libraries (C&RL), the scholarly research journal of ACRL. The association seeks an experienced candidate to lead its top-tier, open access journal with an eye to the future of scholarly publishing. Candidates are […]