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ACRL Executive Committee Documents Due 10/22

September 30, 2021 Allison Payne 0

The ACRL Executive Committee will be meeting on November 9, 2021, and the document deadline is October 22, 2021 (meeting info). To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, please follow the below steps. Complete a Board […]

Cultural Proficiencies for Racial Equity Framework: An Update

June 10, 2021 Allison Payne 0

In 2020, ACRL; the Association of Research Libraries (ARL); ALA’s Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services (ODLOS); and the Public Library Association (PLA) created a joint taskforce to create a framework for cultural proficiencies in racial equity. The work was originally scheduled to end in June 2020, but the […]

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ANSS Seeks Criminal Justice Liaison

April 28, 2021 Allison Payne 0

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking candidates to serve a three-year term (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2024) as the ACRL Liaison to the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). The ACJS Liaison is responsible for outreach, education, and communication between ACJS and ACRL, which […]

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ACRL Membership Funding for BIPOC Library Workers

January 21, 2021 Allison Payne 0

During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic; heightened social awareness of systemic racism, oppression, and institutional violence; and economic recession– all of which disproportionately impact communities of color– the ACRL Board of Directors has approved funds to support up to 50 memberships for ALA and ACRL (a value of […]

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Volunteer for ACRL Diversity Alliance Task Force

May 27, 2020 Allison Payne 0

The ACRL Board of Directors has approved the establishment of the Diversity Alliance Task Force. The Diversity Alliance Task Force will oversee the ACRL Diversity Alliance program and will be tasked to carry out the recommendations from the current oversight task force, whose terms expire in June 2020, to grow […]

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Join the ACRL Diversity Alliance

December 12, 2019 Allison Payne 0

The ACRL Diversity Alliance program unites academic libraries committed to increasing the hiring pipeline of qualified and talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. The commitment of each library leader to create one or more residency positions will expand opportunities available to individuals from professionally underrepresented groups to gain […]