Applying Library Values

Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology: Decision-Making in the Age of Open Access, Maker Spaces, and the Ever-Changing Library

February 22, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology: Decision-Making in the Age of Open Access, Maker Spaces, and the Ever-Changing Library, edited by Peter D. Fernandez and Kelly Tilton. The title is book number 72 in ACRL’s Publications in Librarianship series. This thorough and practical book uses […]

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Financial Management in Academic Libraries: Data-Driven Planning and Budgeting

January 17, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Financial Management in Academic Libraries: Data-Driven Planning and Budgeting by Robert E. Dugan and Peter Hernon. The book explores the connection between financial management and accountability, effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability, and demonstrates how to capture them in a realistic, data-supported budget. All library managers must understand and […]

The Fun of Motivation: Crossing the Threshold Concepts

December 7, 2017 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Fun of Motivation: Crossing the Threshold Concepts by Mary Francis, book number 71 in ACRL’s Publications in Librarianship series. This innovative book combines theory with specific lesson plans and assessment options to help readers explore, implement, and assess this powerful means of motivation. What’s […]

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Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts

November 27, 2017 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts, edited by Samantha Godbey, Susan Beth Wainscott, and Xan Goodman. In 25 chapters divided into sections mirroring ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education—Authority is Constructed and Contextual, Information Creation as a Process, Information has Value, Research […]

Academic Library Impact

Academic Library Impact: Improving Practice and Essential Areas to Research

September 26, 2017 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the release of Academic Library Impact: Improving Practice and Essential Areas to Research. Developed for ACRL by OCLC Research, this valuable resource investigates how libraries can increase student learning and success and effectively communicate their value to higher education stakeholders. The full report is freely available for download on the […]

Library Assessment Cookbook

The Library Assessment Cookbook

September 15, 2017 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Library Assessment Cookbook, edited by Aaron W. Dobbs. This new addition to the ACRL Cookbook series compiles lessons and techniques for academic librarians to adapt, repurpose, and implement in their libraries. Assessment examines how library services and resources impact and are perceived by users, […]

The Self as Subject: Autoethnographic Research into Identity, Culture, and Academic Librarianship

August 22, 2017 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Self as Subject: Autoethnographic Research into Identity, Culture, and Academic Librarianship, edited by Anne-Marie Deitering, Robert Schroeder, and Richard Stoddart. This collection of reflective narratives explores the varied dimensions of librarianship in the present moment, and examines autoethnography’s potential to help librarians answer questions […]