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ACRL Adopts New Plan for Excellence

May 3, 2011 Mary Ellen Davis 0

The ACRL Board of Directors has adopted a new Plan for Excellence for the association. Developed over the course of the past year by the Board, with continuous input from the ACRL membership, the Plan for Excellence takes the place of ACRL’s current strategic plan, Charting Our Future: ACRL Strategic […]

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Transnationalizing Scholarly Communication in Anthropology

April 25, 2011 David Free 0

Editor’s Note: The is the second in an occasional series of posts highlighting ACRL’s liaison relationships with higher education groups. This post by Annie C. Paprocki discusses her work with the American Anthropological Association. In my second year as ACRL Liaison to the American Anthropological Association (AAA), I have continued […]

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Standards for Libraries in Higher Education Revision

March 8, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

In 2009,  ACRL 2009-2010 President Lori Goetsch charged a Task Force to review and revise the 2004 ACRL Standards for Libraries in Higher Education. For more than a year, we have been reading relevant library, higher education and accreditation documents, surveying academic library directors to understand how the current ACRL […]

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Friends Fund Disbursement – Call for Proposals

March 2, 2011 David Free 0

The Friends of ACRL, academic and research librarians, provide monetary support to enhance and ensure the relevance of our profession.  ACRL committees, interest groups, and sections can submit proposals for funding to the ACRL Friends Fund Disbursement Subcommittee for projects that support professional development, advocacy, innovative programming, and the Board […]

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ACRL Information Literacy Web Site Editor Wanted

March 1, 2011 David Free 0

ACRL seeks a creative and engaged ACRL member volunteer with broad experience in web page authoring and web site maintenance for a three-year appointment as Editor of the ACRL Information Literacy Web Site. Complete details about editor responsibilities and application instructions are available at http://connect.ala.org/node/131081. The application deadline is March 11. […]

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ACRL Blogs Downtime

February 24, 2011 David Free 0

Most ACRL-related blogs, with the exception of ACRLog, will be unavailable on Friday, February 25, due to scheduled server migration. All blogs should be back online over the weekend or early next week. We apologize for any inconvenience!

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ACRL Blogs Downtime

February 17, 2011 David Free 0

Most ACRL-related blogs, with the exception of ACRLog, will be unavailable on Friday, February 18, due to scheduled server migration. All blogs should be back online over the weekend and definitely following the Presidents’ Day holiday. We apologize for any inconvenience!

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Volunteer Now For ACRL Committees

February 8, 2011 Joyce L. Ogburn 0

The deadline for volunteering for an ACRL division-level committee is Tuesday, February 15, and I would like to invite you to volunteer. Serving on ACRL committees can be a greatly rewarding experience.  Volunteers benefit by: making connections with academic and research librarians around the country, enhancing their leadership abilities through […]

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Proposed ACRL Bylaws Revisions

December 9, 2010 Lisa Hinchliffe 0

At the 2010 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., the ACRL Board asked for input about the possibility of a dues increase. We heard the message that even in tough times, members understood the need for a dues increase but also that it would be best to have smaller increases […]