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ACRL, ARL Sponsor Listening Session on OSTP Policy Guidance: Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research

November 10, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) are sponsoring a virtual listening session about the recent US Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) policy guidance “Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research.” The session will be held from 2:00–3:00 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, November […]

ACRL Presents: Libraries and Learning Analytics

October 19, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

Join ACRL for the free ACRL Presents webcast “Libraries and Learning Analytics: The Future is Now” from 12:30PM – 2:00PM Central on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Learning analytics offers a new tool in the library assessment toolbox, one that closes gaps left by other assessment methods but requires different ways […]

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C&RL Topical Issue on Open and Equitable Scholarship Proposals Due October 3

September 30, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL’s Research and Scholarly Environment Committee is planning a topical issue of College & Research Libraries (C&RL) around new research on how the academic and research library workforce has accelerated change in the scholarly communications environment. We are particularly interested in articles on recent research that advances the three priority areas established in ACRL’s […]

ACRL Presents: Ethical Engagement in Learning Analytics

July 7, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

Join us for the free ACRL Presents webcast “Ethical Engagement in Learning Analytics: Lessons Learned by Campus Colleagues” at 1:00 p.m. Central on Friday, July 22, 2022. Is your library considering, initiating, or already engaging with campus partners in institutional learning analytics efforts? Are you concerned about negotiating new territory […]

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ACRL Sets 2022 Legislative Agenda

June 15, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

Each year, the ACRL Government Relations Committee, in consultation with the ACRL Board of Directors and staff, formulates an ACRL Legislative Agenda. Drafted with input from key ACRL committees, ACRL leaders, and the ALA Public Policy and Advocacy Office, the ACRL Legislative Agenda is prioritized and focuses on issues at the national […]

Free ACRL Webinars Highlight Value of Academic Libraries

March 30, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL’s vision for a long-term envisioned future is that academic and research librarians and libraries are essential to a thriving global community of learners and scholars. Through its strategic goal on the Value of Academic Libraries (VAL) — that academic libraries demonstrate alignment with and impact on institutional outcomes — […]

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Budapest Open Access Initiative 20th Anniversary

February 14, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

Join ACRL in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) on February 14, 2022. BOAI is significant for offering the first definition of open access and also serving as, “a statement of principle, a statement of strategy, and a statement of commitment.” As an early signatory, […]