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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 […]

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Keeping Up With… Trauma-Informed Pedagogy

June 22, 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 Trauma-Informed Pedagogy by Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet. Keeping Up With… is available on the ACRL website and each issue will be sent […]

Libraries in Shaping the Future of Higher Education Webcast Series

June 15, 2021 David Free 0

In this free series of online conversations, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Society for College and University Planning, and ACRL, higher education administrators, planners, designers, and library stakeholders will discuss the challenges to higher education in a changing world and how more deeply to […]

Spring 2021 RBM cover with a participant in a voter-registration and education effort, June 1964, Fayette County, TN, sitting in a chair filling out a voting application.

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Spring 2021

June 9, 2021 David Free 0

The Spring 2021 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016. Editor’s Note Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note.” Research Articles Beth Lander. “Silences in […]