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Apply for ALA’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant by November 4

September 27, 2022 David Free 0

The ALA Publishing Committee’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant provides a grant of up to $5,000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library. Funded projects have ranged from “A Resource […]

2023 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations Due September 30

September 23, 2022 David Free 0

The September 30, 2022, nomination deadline for the I Love My Librarian Award is fast approaching! The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten outstanding librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including […]

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2023 ALA Annual Conference Proposals Due September 16

September 14, 2022 David Free 0

ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups, and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2023 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Program proposals will be submitted via a centralized submission site for all ALA Divisions, RoundTables, Committees, and Offices. ACRL members must choose “ACRL” on the first screen […]

C&RL News – September 2022

September 9, 2022 David Free 0

The September 2022 issue of College & Research Libraries News (C&RL News) is now freely available online both as a full issue PDF and as individual articles. C&RL News moved to an online-only publishing model beginning with the January 2022 issue. Features Celia Emmelhainz and Jennifer Dorner. “Listening to historians: Using a listening tour to improve […]

ALA/ARL Approve Cultural Proficiencies for Racial Equity: A Framework

August 23, 2022 David Free 0

CHICAGO; WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Joint ALA/ARL Building Cultural Proficiencies for Racial Equity Framework Task Force’s final draft of the Cultural Proficiencies for Racial Equity: A Framework (PDF) was approved by the boards of directors of the four partner organizations, the American Library Association (ALA), Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), […]

Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

August 9, 2022 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors approved a new Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (PDF) at its August 1, 2022, virtual meeting. Developed by the Science and Technology Section (STS) IL Framework Task Force, the Framework Companion Document can be readily […]

2023 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

July 14, 2022 David Free 0

Nominations are open through September 30, 2022, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten outstanding librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including being celebrated […]

C&RL News – July/August 2022

July 7, 2022 David Free 0

The July/August 2022 issue of College & Research Libraries News (C&RL News) is now freely available online both as a full issue PDF and as individual articles. C&RL News moved to an online-only publishing model beginning with the January 2022 issue. Features Taylor Moorman and Kris Johnson. “Academic partners with […]

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Keeping Up With… Absentee Ballot Day

June 16, 2022 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 Absentee Ballot Day by Kristina J. Alayan, Mary Evangeliste, and Gwendolyn Reece. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website […]