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Finding a Public Voice: Using Barbara Fister as a Case Study

July 25, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Finding a Public Voice: Using Barbara Fister as a Case Study, edited by Danielle Theiss and Diane Kovacs. This eclectic volume shares vivid examples of how academic librarians, inspired by the writings of noted library leader and blogger Barbara Fister, are engaging with others and […]

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Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians

June 24, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians, written by Christopher V. Hollister of the University at Buffalo. The Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians is the most complete reference source available for librarians who need or desire to publish in the professional literature. The handbook addresses […]

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ACRL Ethics Committee Online Forum On Ethics and Professionalism

May 9, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

Join the ACRL Ethics Committee May 22-23  for a two-day asynchronous online forum, “Ethics and Professionalism: Where do they diverge? Where do they converge?” Moderated by Ethics Committee member Jonathan Cope and Vice-Chair Kelly Laas, the forum will explore ethical challenges and some “bigger picture” questions. Day 1 Topic: When […]

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Pay it Forward: Mentoring New Information Professionals

January 11, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of the fourth installment in the association’s Active Guides series, Pay it Forward: Mentoring New Information Professionals by Mary Ann Mavrinac and Kim Sytmest. Pay It Forward provides a unique perspective on mentoring by examining aspects of the relationship from the points of view of both […]

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Women’s Leadership Institute Early Bird Deadline, Scholarships

October 26, 2012 Kathryn Deiss 0

The early bird registration deadline for the 2012 Women’s Leadership Institute is November 2, 2012. Co-produced by several higher education associations, this unique program will bring together administrators from across campus functions to help you: Hone your leadership skills for working in a rapidly changing environment Develop a better understanding […]

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Explore A Post-Literate Future With “Beyond Literacy”

October 23, 2012 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL and the Ontario Library Association (OLA) announce the online publication of Beyond Literacy by Michael Ridley of the University of Guelph. Beyond Literacy is an interactive serialized online thought experiment exploring the demise of literacy and the rise of other capabilities, capacities or tools that will effectively and advantageously […]

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The Busy Librarian’s Guide to Information Literacy in Science and Engineering

September 12, 2012 Kathryn Deiss 3

ACRL announces the publication of The Busy Librarian’s Guide to Information Literacy in Science and Engineering, edited by Katherine O’Clair and Jeanne Davidson. The Busy Librarian’s Guide to Information Literacy in Science and Engineering provides a practical guide for librarians responsible for science, engineering and/or technology information literacy instruction to understand […]

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Interdisciplinarity and Academic Libraries

August 9, 2012 Kathryn Deiss 2

ACRL announces the publication of Interdisciplinarity and Academic Libraries, edited by Daniel C. Mack and Craig Gibson. Interdisciplinarity and Academic Libraries is number 66 in the ACRL Publications in Librarianship (PIL) series. Through 10 forward-thinking, detailed essays, Interdisciplinarity and Academic Libraries addresses an emerging yet largely unexamined strategic priority for […]

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Choice’s Outstanding Academic Titles 2007-2011

July 12, 2012 Kathryn Deiss 0

Honoring the best in scholarly publishing, Choice’s annual “Outstanding Academic Titles” list is widely recognized in the academic community for its sweeping coverage of the most significant scholarly titles published each year.  Now available is a comprehensive print collection of reviews representing excellence in a five-year period, Choice’s Outstanding Academic […]