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ACRL Announces Active Guides: a New ACRL Publication Series!

June 9, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 1

ACRL announces a new occasional monographic series: ACRL Active Guides. Active Guides are practical guides to workplace issues. Each issue presents underlying theories while providing the reader with practical tools for working on the workplace issue at hand. In Active Guides you will find worksheets, templates, guides, brief assessment tools, […]

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New ACRL Publications

May 8, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 1

ACRL has released two new publications, Information Literacy Instruction Handbook and Copyright Policies: CLIP Note #39, for your reading pleasure. Both titles are now shipping from the ALA Online Store. The Information Literacy Instruction Handbook takes a practical approach to information literacy, with an emphasis on up-to-date situations and approaches. […]

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Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium 2008

May 7, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to again collaborate with ALA TechSource, the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) on the the second annual Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium. The symposium will be held in the Chicago area from November 2-4, 2008. Preliminary information […]

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C&RL preprints go open access!

May 6, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 2

The recently launched preprint service of College & Research Libraries is now completely open to the public, regardless of ACRL membership status. C&RL preprints are fully vetted articles that are ready for publication pending only final copy editing and space in an upcoming issue. Under the new open access model, […]

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C&RL Launches Preprints!

March 21, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 1

ACRL is pleased to announce the debut of online preprint articles from College & Research Libraries (C&RL). The first batch of preprint articles are now available on the C&RL website. C&RL is one of the most read peer-reviewed scholarly journals in the field of library and information science. The addition […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited for RBM Editor

February 12, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL invites applications and nominations for the position of editor of Rare Books & Manuscripts (RBM), the biannual, scholarly research journal of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). The editor is appointed for a three-year term, which may be renewed for an additional three years. Applicants must be […]

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ACRL announces two new publications!

January 9, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to announce two new publications: Library 2.0 Initiatives in Academic Libraries edited by Laura B. Cohen (The University at Albany) and Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age: Educating Students Online edited by Alice Daugherty and Michael F. Russo (Louisiana State University). Library 2.0 Initiatives in Academic […]

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Opportunity to Collaborate on Info Lit Game

December 7, 2007 Kathryn Deiss 0

Karen Markey, faculty member at The University of Michigan Library School of Information is asking for an institution and/or individual to collaborate on testing an information literacy online board game they have designed under the auspices of a grant from the Delmas Foundation. See the story about the invitation to […]