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Institutional Repositories: CLIPP #44

October 10, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Institutional Repositories, compiled and edited by Brighid M. Gonzales. The title is book number 44 in ACRL’s CLIPP series (formerly called “CLIP Notes”). This book focuses exclusively on institutional repositories at colleges and small universities by collecting relevant survey data about the planning, funding, staffing, […]

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Get Ready for Open Access Week 2018

September 25, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

The 2018 International Open Access Week, “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge,” will be held October 22-28, 2018. According to the 2018 Open Access Week Advisory Committee, “This year’s theme reflects a scholarly system in transition. While governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars are increasingly adopting open policies and practices, […]

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ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force Survey

September 21, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

The ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force is conducting a survey regarding scholarly expectations for academic librarians, along with current practice and opinions regarding academic librarianship scholarship. The survey is available at https://american.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3PIwdPvPiYxbQQl and the deadline to participate is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, October 5, 2018. Results […]

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Academic Libraries and the Academy

September 11, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of the two-volume Academic Libraries and the Academy: Strategies and Approaches to Demonstrate Your Value, Impact, and Return on Investment, edited by Marwin Britto and Kirsten Kinsley. Forty-two case studies are divided into two comprehensive volumes—from beginning assessment work through assessment activities that are more difficult […]

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ACRL Scholarly Communication and Research Environment Survey

July 3, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL wants your help in identifying actionable steps that academic librarians can take to accelerate the transition to and build capacity for more open, inclusive, and equitable systems of scholarship. This survey is part of the new Research Agenda on the Research Environment and Scholarly Communication System and is intended to […]

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ACRL OpenCon 2018 Scholarship Opportunity

June 20, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

Join the next generation of advocates and scholars to shape the future of Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data. Are you a librarian who’s passionate about opening up access to educational and scholarly resources? Keen on being part of a community that’s dedicated to and engaged in OA advocacy? […]

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Shaping the Campus Conversation on Student Learning and Experience: Activating the Results of Assessment in Action

June 13, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Shaping the Campus Conversation on Student Learning and Experience: Activating the Results of Assessment in Action. This publication provides, in a single and comprehensive work, the story of ACRL’s Assessment in Action program—the context surrounding its development, findings of the team-based assessment projects, insights about […]

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Invitation to Participate in the New Research Agenda on the Research Environment and Scholarly Communication System

June 11, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

As part of the ACRL initiative to develop an actionable research agenda on the research environment and scholarly communication system, researchers Rebecca R. Kennison and Nancy L. Maron are conducting several online focus groups to ensure in particular that members of underrepresented groups—across a variety of institutional types—will have the […]