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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 […]

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CLIPP Publications Call for Proposals

May 16, 2018 Erin Nevius 0

The ACRL/CLS CLIPP (College Library Information on Policy and Practice) Committee invites you to submit a preliminary proposal for its CLIPP publication series. While we welcome proposals on any topic that is relevant for small and mid-sized academic libraries, this call we are specifically looking for proposals looking at the […]

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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 […]