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ACRL Releases New Roles for the Road Ahead

March 16, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, ACRL announces the release of “New Roles for the Road Ahead: Essays Commissioned for ACRL’s 75th Anniversary” authored by well-known bloggers and thought leaders Steven J. Bell, associate university librarian at Temple University, Lorcan Dempsey, vice-president of OCLC research and chief strategist, and […]

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ACRL 2015 Awards Record-Breaking 179 Scholarships

February 12, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL has awarded a record-breaking 179 scholarships for the ACRL 2015 conference. Scholarships were awarded in six categories, including early- and mid-career librarians, support staff and Spectrum Scholar travel grants, amounting to a total of $112,995. Funding for 75 of these scholarships (more than $56,000 in value) was raised through […]

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We Reached Our Goal…But We’re Not Done Yet

December 8, 2014 Steven J. Bell 0

Congratulations ACRL membership! You did it. By any measure ACRL’s 75th Anniversary Campaign is a huge success and a major accomplishment for this Association and its members. Thanks to the incredible support of the membership, this Campaign has established new benchmarks and broken records across the board for ACRL fundraising. […]

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Think ACRL for the Global Day of Giving

December 1, 2014 Steven J. Bell 0

Now that we are past Thanksgiving, as an academic librarian your thoughts are probably turning to that time of year we refer to as “crunch time.” Students are stressed. Faculty are overwhelmed. You are doing your best to help them all make it through the end of the semester. Last […]

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Share Your Thoughts on New Roles for the Road Ahead

November 3, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, ACRL has released of an initial version of “New Roles for the Road Ahead:  Essays Commissioned for ACRL’s 75th Anniversary,” authored by well-known bloggers and thought leaders Steven Bell, Lorcan Dempsey, and Barbara Fister. Pam Snelson, the chairperson of ACRL’s 75th anniversary celebration, […]

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Apply Now For ACRL 2015 Scholarships

September 9, 2014 David Free 0

ACRL is offering approximately 175 scholarships worth more than $110,000 for the ACRL 2015 Conference, “Creating Sustainable Community,” to be held March 25 — 28, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. ACRL typically funds about 100 conference scholarships and this year initiated a new Kick Start the Future campaign in honor of the association’s 75th anniversary that seeks to raise […]

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75th Anniversary Scholarship Donor: Steven J. Bell

August 20, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

As part of the celebration of ACRL’s 75th Anniversary, we’ve launched a fundraising campaign to fund 75 scholarships for ACRL 2015. Over the course of the campaign, we’ll profile the ACRL 75th Anniversary scholarship donors and learn why they chose to support to the campaign. Steven J. Bell is the […]