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2012 ACRL Presidential Candidates Online Forum

February 14, 2012 Megan Griffin 0

The 2012 candidates for ACRL vice-president/ president-elect will participate in an open online forum at 1 p.m. Central on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Trevor A. Dawes and Debbie Malone will discuss their platforms and vision for ACRL and field questions from the audience. Dawes is circulation services director at the Princeton […]

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2012 ACRL Award Winners, Part 1

February 7, 2012 Megan Griffin 0

Congratulations to the following recipients of 2012 ACRL awards. Complete information on the ACRL awards program is available on the association website. Education and Behavioral Sciences Section (EBSS) Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award – Scott Walter Instruction Section (IS) Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award – Barbara J. Mann […]

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2012 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

January 25, 2012 Megan Griffin 1

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the recipients of the 2012 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award – Seattle Central Community College (SCCC) Library; Champlain College Library, Burlington, Vt. and the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Libraries, Allendale, Mich. Sponsored by ACRL and YBP Library Services, the award […]

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2012 Board of Directors Candidates

December 13, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL is pleased to announced the slate of candidates for the association’s Board of Directors for the 2012 ALA/ ACRL elections. Vice President / President-Elect Trevor A. Dawes,  Princeton University Debbie Malone,  DeSales University Director-at-Large Charles Kratz,  University of Scranton Marilyn Ochoa,  University of Florida Director-at-Large Julie Garrison,  Grand Valley […]

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Apply By December 2 For ACRL Awards!

November 18, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

Nominations and applications for ACRL awards are due December 2, 2011. These special recognitions enhance the sense of personal growth and accomplishment of ACRL members, provide membership with role models, and strengthen the image of membership in the eyes of employers, leadership, and the academic community as a whole. ACRL […]

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2013 ALA Annual Conference Program Proposals

November 3, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting a program proposal for the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. There will be a virtual meeting at 11:00 a.m. CST on January 10, 2012,  for ACRL units and members interested in submitting a proposal for a […]

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Nominations Sought for ACRL Board of Directors

October 25, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

“When nothing is sure, everything is possible”  – Margaret Drabble Higher education is experiencing unprecedented change, providing academic libraries with tremendous opportunities to define new roles related to learning, teaching and research. ACRL is dedicated to enhancing the ability of library and information professionals to dream big and shape our […]

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2012 ACRL Award Nominations

September 6, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

For more than three-quarters of a century, ACRL has been committed to celebrating the achievements of academic and research librarians through the presentation of awards, grants and fellowships. With almost $35,000 donated annually by corporate sponsors, ACRL has and will continue to nominate, select and honor the very best in […]

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ACRL Presidental Candidates’ Forum Archive

March 25, 2011 Megan Griffin 0

The 2011 candidates for ACRL vice president/ president-elect participated in an open online forum  on Monday, March 21. Thomas (Tom) Abbott and Steven Bell discussed their platforms and vision for ACRL.  Abbott is dean of libraries and distance learning at the University of Maine at Augusta and Bell is associate […]