Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice

September 29, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice, edited by CJ Ivory and Angela Pashia, which explores the opportunities and challenges of moving the discussion about open educational resources (OER) beyond affordability to address structural inequities found throughout academia and scholarly publishing. Learn more about […]

Designing Libraries for the 21st Century

September 22, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Designing Libraries for the 21st Century, edited by H. Thomas Hickerson, Joan K. Lippincott, and Leonora Crema. Featuring an impressive array of authors drawn largely from the conference of the same name and packed with full color images and illustrations, this book provides guidance, principles, […]

Celebrate Peer Review Week 2022

September 20, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

Peer Review Week is an annual, community-led, global virtual event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining research quality. The event brings together individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to sharing the central message that quality peer review in whatever shape or form it may take is critical […]

Intersections of Open Educational Resources and Information Literacy

August 16, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Intersections of Open Educational Resources and Information Literacy, book number 79 in the Publications in Librarianship series. Edited by Mary Ann Cullen and Elizabeth Dill, the book captures current open education and information literacy theory and practice and providing inspiration for the future.  Learn more […]

Learning in Action: Designing Successful Graduate Student Work Experiences in Academic Libraries

July 26, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Learning in Action: Designing Successful Graduate Student Work Experiences in Academic Libraries, edited by Arianne Hartsell-Gundy, Kim Duckett, and Sarah Morris. This thorough book provides practical, how-to guidance on creating and managing impactful graduate student work experiences for students and library staff. Learn more about […]

ACRL/SPARC Forum: Emerging “Inclusive Access” Programs and Their Implications for Course Material Affordability

July 20, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

Join us for the free, virtual ACRL/SPARC Forum “Emerging ‘Inclusive Access’ Programs and Their Implications for Course Material Affordability” at 1:00 p.m. Eastern/12:00 p.m. Central/11 a.m. Mountain/10 a.m. Pacific on Thursday, August 4, 2022. In an effort to make course materials more affordable and accessible, many campuses are experimenting with […]

New from ACRL – “Embracing Change: Alternatives to Traditional Research Writing Assignments”

June 2, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Embracing Change: Alternatives to Traditional Research Writing Assignments, edited by Silke Higgins and Ngoc-Yen Tran. The title collects existing alternative assignments from librarians and classroom instructors and examines their benefits and drawbacks, impact on various student populations, and the support needed to make them successful. […]

Your Craft as a Teaching Librarian

May 19, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Your Craft as a Teaching Librarian: Using Acting Skills to Create a Dynamic Presence by Jeff Sundquist, Julie Artman, and Douglas R. Dechow. This entertaining guide captures how acting techniques can sharpen your instructional skills, establish your teaching identity, enliven your performance, and create an […]