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Applications/Nominations Invited for RBM Reviews Editor

September 23, 2021 David Free 0

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Reviews Editor for ACRL’s peer-reviewed journal in special collections librarianship, RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage. The reviews editor has charge of the reviews published in the journal’s biennial issues and online reviews portal to ensure the […]

ALA Announces LibLearnX Will Be Virtual

September 15, 2021 David Free 0

The ALA Executive Board announced today that LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience scheduled for January 21-24, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas, will take place virtually. “Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and surge of its variants coupled with the size, scope and location of LibLearnX, it is necessary to cancel the in-person […]

2021 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations Due Sept. 27

September 10, 2021 David Free 0

There’s still time to nominate your favorite College, Community College, or University librarian for the 2021 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 amazing librarians will receive $5,000 […]

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LibLearnX Call for Presentations – Due August 15

August 6, 2021 David Free 0

Join your colleagues January 21-24, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas, for the inaugural LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience. LibLearnX is an ALA member-focused education experience designed to motivate, inspire, and engage discussions that will shape the future of libraries and their communities. The conference is designed to emphasize active and applied learning, […]

Kristen Totleben Appointed College & Research Libraries Editor

July 30, 2021 David Free 0

ACRL announces the appointment of Kristen Totleben to the post of editor for College & Research Libraries (C&RL). Totleben will serve an initial three-year term beginning July 1, 2022. “The ACRL Board of Directors is thrilled to name Kristen Totleben as the next editor of C&RL,” said ACRL President Julie […]

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New Framework for Information Literacy Companion Documents

July 29, 2021 David Free 0

The ACRL Board of Directors approved three new Companion Documents to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education its June 2021 virtual meeting. The new Framework Companion Documents are: Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Politics, Policy and International Relations Companion Document […]

Choice Releases “Implementing and Managing Streaming Media Services in Academic Libraries” White Paper

June 30, 2021 David Free 0

Choice has released the eighth in a series of white papers designed to provide actionable intelligence around topics of importance to the academic library community. The paper, “Implementing and Managing Streaming Media Services in Academic Libraries,” examines the factors that librarians must consider when considering the addition of streaming services […]

2021 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

June 24, 2021 David Free 0

Nominations are open through September 27, 2021, 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 amazing librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including being […]