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ACRL Draft Plan for Excellence Feedback

December 1, 2010 Lisa Hinchliffe 0

At the ALA Midwinter Meeting and ALA Annual Conference in 2010, the ACRL Leadership Council identified challenges facing academic librarianship and prioritized areas for action. These conversations, along with Futures Thinking for Academic Librarians (PDF), the 2010 Top Ten Trends in Academic Libraries, and the Value of Academic Libraries report, […]

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ACRL 2011 Website Wins Design Award

August 17, 2010 David Free 2

ACRL Conference Supervisor Tory Ondrla and the ACRL staff recently received a 2010 Communicator Award (pictured here) in the category of Branding and Website Design from the International Academy of the Visual Arts for the new ACRL 2011 Conference Brand and Website. ACRL partnered with AssociaDirect, Inc. to develop the […]

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New ACRL President, Vice President, Board of Directors Members

July 1, 2010 Mary Ellen Davis 0

Congratulations to the new ACRL President, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Vice-President Joyce Ogburn of the University of Utah, and our new Board of Directors members Mark Emmons (director-at-large), Maggie Farrell (councilor), and Mary Ann Sheble (director-at-large), who took office following the 2010 ALA Annual […]

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Section Spotlight: ACRL LES

May 13, 2010 David Free 0

Editor’s Note: This post is the third in a series highlighting ACRL sections written by a group of ALA Emerging Leaders. Check ACRL Insider over the next several months for more. And don’t miss their posts on ACRLog as well. English majors make great librarians. Generally, we like to read […]

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Section Spotlight: ACRL IS

April 21, 2010 David Free 1

Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a series highlighting ACRL sections written by a group of ALA Emerging Leaders. Check ACRL Insider over the next several months for more. And don’t miss their posts on ACRLog as well. I joined the ACRL Instruction Section (IS) in 2009, only […]

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Section Spotlight: ACRL ULS

March 17, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Editor’s Note: This post is the first in a series highlighting ACRL sections written by a group of ALA Emerging Leaders. Check ACRL Insider over the next several months for more. And don’t miss their posts on ACRLog as well. Starting out as a newly minted librarian, I knew that […]

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2010 Emerging Leaders to Support ACRL 101 Program

February 17, 2010 David Free 1

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to welcome a group of ALA Emerging Leaders to ACRL Insider. Over the next few months, the team will be highlighting activities of selected ACRL sections on our blog. They are also contributing posts to our sister blog, ACRLog, sharing ideas to enhance ALA conference […]

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What’s Happening With ACRL

January 27, 2010 Mary Ellen Davis 0

ACRL is a large organization with many discrete parts — committees, sections, interest groups, Board of Directors, staff, and many more – working together to forward the association’s strategic purpose to lead academic and research libraries in advancing learning and scholarship. Each quarter, the ACRL staff provides the Board of […]

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Keeping Up With ACRL

November 9, 2009 Mary Ellen Davis 0

ACRL is a large organization with many discrete parts–committees, sections, interest groups, Board of Directors, staff, and many more-working together to forward the association’s strategic purpose to lead academic and research libraries in advancing learning and scholarship. Each quarter, the ACRL staff provides the Board of Directors with a Strategic […]