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ACRL Board Approves Committee Restructuring

February 14, 2012 Joyce L. Ogburn 0

The ACRL Board of Directors passed a new division level committee structure effective July 2012.  The committee structure will advance ACRL’s strategic goals and support operations. The committee structure complete with committee charges and transition plans is available on the ACRL website (PDF).  The Board wishes to acknowledge and thank […]

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ACRL Committee Restructuring – Next Steps

January 13, 2012 Joyce L. Ogburn 0

The ACRL Board is grateful for all of the feedback received about the Proposed Committee Structure for ACRL. The Board did an in-depth review of the survey responses, as well as other communications in ALA Connect and by e-mail. The Board had an extensive conference call on January 10, 2012, […]

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ACRL Committee Structure Proposal Survey

December 1, 2011 Joyce L. Ogburn 0

Dear ACRL Members, On behalf of the ACRL Board of Directors, Steven and I want to share with you information about  proposed changes to the ACRL division-level committee structure and because we value your opinion, we invite you to complete a brief survey about the changes. With ACRL’s new strategic […]

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ACRL Awards Deadline Approaches!

November 28, 2011 Joyce L. Ogburn 0

Please nominate, and encourage your colleagues to nominate, outstanding librarians and libraries for ACRL awards! Very deserving individuals and institutions may not be receiving recognition because we have not taken the responsibility, interest, and time to nominate them. This year, December 2 is the deadline for most award nominations. That […]

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ACRL Letter on Multi-State Depository Libraries

November 2, 2011 Joyce L. Ogburn 3

I want to share with the ACRL membership the text of a letter I have sent as president to William Boarman, Public Printer of the United States, and Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents in regard to recent US Government Printing Office rulings on multi-state depository libraries. We recognize that […]

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ALS/ IPEDS Survey Reintegration Comments

September 29, 2011 Joyce L. Ogburn 0

The process is underway to reintegrate the Academic Library Survey (ALS) into the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) survey, starting with the 2013 data collection year. Initial discussions were held in New Orleans at the annual meeting of the Academic Library Survey Advisory Committee meeting. Tom Weko, Associate Commissioner, […]

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Volunteer Now For ACRL Committees

February 8, 2011 Joyce L. Ogburn 0

The deadline for volunteering for an ACRL division-level committee is Tuesday, February 15, and I would like to invite you to volunteer. Serving on ACRL committees can be a greatly rewarding experience.  Volunteers benefit by: making connections with academic and research librarians around the country, enhancing their leadership abilities through […]