Celebrate Open Access Week 2021!

October 25, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

October 25-31, 2021, is the 14th annual International Open Access Week, a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research.  An initiative of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to “learn about the […]

ACRL Presents: Celebrating Open Access Week 2021

October 15, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL is excited to offer a free webcast in celebration of Open Access Week. Tune in at 1:00 p.m. Central on Monday, October 25, for “Celebrating Open Access Week: Scaling Open to Fit Local Needs.” Institutions’ approaches to ‘Open’ movements, specifically Open Access and Open Educational Resources, can vary wildly […]

ACRL Awards Review and Survey

October 14, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

At its January 2021 meeting, the ACRL Board of Directors approved a proposal to pause ACRL’s awards program and appointed a task force to undertake a critical review of the program and make recommendations for its future. This pause presents an opportunity to ensure all ACRL awards align with the […]

New Virtual Workshops from ACRL

September 14, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

Bring robust online learning directly to your library, chapter, or consortium with ACRL’s virtual Off-RoadShow workshops! Led by expert presenters over multiple days, these online workshops are based on our popular in-person RoadShow workshops and support academic library professionals in tackling the greatest issues facing the profession. Organizational members of […]

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Scholarly Communication Off-Road Show Webcast Series

April 27, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

Don’t miss ACRL’s upcoming Scholarly Communication Off-RoadShow pilot webcast series! During this interactive three-part webinar series, we invite you to explore what scholarly communication looks like in 2021. The webcast series is appropriate for those with administrative responsibilities, with new leadership assignments in scholarly communication or digital publishing, as well […]

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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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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 […]

Julia M. Gelfand Named 2021 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

February 5, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

Julia M. Gelfand, applied sciences and engineering librarian at the University of California (UC)-Irvine, is the 2021 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to […]