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What Does It Mean To Be A Strategic Association

December 16, 2011 Steven J. Bell 0

Editor’s Note: This entry is part of an occasional series of posts from the ACRL Board of Directors.  In this post, Vice-President/ President-Elect Steven J. Bell discusses the strategic association. Part of the process of becoming ACRL president is learning how to be an effective association leader. Familiar with Encyclopedia […]

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2011 I Love My Librarian Awards

December 15, 2011 David Free 0

Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. Especially to the following recipients from the academic/ research library community: Dr. Rhonda Allison Rios Kravitz Sacramento City College Sacramento, California Rebecca Traub Temple University Harrisburg Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Barbara K. Weaver […]

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ACRL Website Migration

December 6, 2011 Mary Ellen Davis 0

As part of ALA’s move to a new web platform, the ACRL website will migrate to Drupal CMS on Wednesday, December 7.  During the migration process, we’ve worked to improve our site’s information architecture to make it easier to navigate and more user-friendly. As with any website project, we have […]

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SPOS Not Spas

December 2, 2011 Steven J. Bell 0

Editor’s Note: This is part of an occasional series of posts from the ACRL Board of Directors. In this post, Vice-President/ President-Elect Steven J. Bell talks about the Board Strategic Planning and Orientation Session. My term as ACRL vice-president/president-elect began at the end of the 2011 ALA Annual conference. But […]

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ACRL Committee Structure Proposal Survey

December 1, 2011 Joyce L. Ogburn 0

Dear ACRL Members, On behalf of the ACRL Board of Directors, Steven and I want to share with you information about  proposed changes to the ACRL division-level committee structure and because we value your opinion, we invite you to complete a brief survey about the changes. With ACRL’s new strategic […]

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Make a difference: Connect, contribute, collaborate

November 30, 2011 Katie Coombes 0

Volunteer now for ACRL division or section committees! Are you looking for ways to expand your professional network and contribute to ACRL? Committee volunteers help shape ACRL by advancing its strategic plan and influencing the direction of academic and research librarianship. Serving on a committee is one of the best […]

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Society for College and University Planning Liaison Applications Due

October 26, 2011 David Free 0

The ACRL Liaison Coordinating Committee is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 2011 to June 2014) as the ACRL Liaison to the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education and communication between SCUP and ACRL in order to demonstrate the value-added […]

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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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Wanted: A Few Good ACRLog Bloggers

October 11, 2011 David Free 1

ACRLog is looking for new bloggers to join our team. The “issues” blog of ACRL, ACRLog discuss the issues of the day in the field of academic and research librarianship. We strive to get you thinking about what you do, why you do it, and how it fits into this […]