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2021 ACRL Section Award Recipients Announced

February 26, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2021 section awards. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of ACRL’s awards and grants enables ACRL to honor the very best in academic and research librarianship. A listing of the 2021 section award recipients is below, and you […]

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Training Research Consultants: A Guide for Academic Libraries

February 25, 2021 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Training Research Consultants: A Guide for Academic Libraries, edited by Jennifer Torreano and Mary O’Kelly. The book is a collection of practices, perspectives, and tools from library leaders who have created and maintained successful research consulting programs, plus thoughtful explorations of the theories and motivations […]

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Phillips Receives 2021 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

February 24, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

Mark E. Phillips, associate dean for digital libraries at the University of North Texas (UNT), has been named the 2021 recipient of the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Phillips will receive a cash award and plaque and will be recognized at a virtual event hosted by the American Library Association’s […]

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ACRL Books Celebrating Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week

February 24, 2021 Erin Nevius 0

It’s Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, the annual celebration of the important doctrines of fair use in the United States and fair dealing in Canada and other jurisdictions. Celebrate these essential limitations and exceptions to copyright with a few good books. Open Educational Resources: CLIPP #45, compiled and written by Mary […]

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ACRL 2021 Video Shout-Out Contest

February 23, 2021 Margot Conahan 0

A 10 second video could win you 2 FREE ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference registrations! ACRL is looking for super short shout-out style videos to welcome everyone to the ACRL 2021 Virtual Conference, April 13 – 16, 2021. If you’ve ever seen the beginning of the Today Show or watched political […]

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ACRL Member of the Week: Nancy Gibson

February 23, 2021 Gena Parsons-Diamond 0

Nancy Gibson is a social sciences librarian at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. Nancy has been a member of ACRL for 17 years and is your ACRL Member of the Week for February 22, 2021. Describe yourself in three words: Adventurous, pragmatic, collaborative. What are you reading (or […]

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Keeping Up With… Open Science

February 18, 2021 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 Open Science by Dr. Nathan D. Woods, Samantha Teplitzky, and Micah Vandegrift. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL […]