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ACRL Board of Directors Update on ALA Bylaws Revision

October 28, 2022 Erin Ellis 0

The ACRL Board of Directors urges all ACRL members to review the proposed revisions to ALA governance, including the ALA Constitution and ALA Bylaws, and attend the ALA Bylaws Feedback Listening Session on November 14, 2022. Proposed changes to these guiding documents have major implications for ACRL’s programs and services. […]

LibLearnX 2023 Registration Now Open

October 27, 2022 David Free 0

Join your peers and colleagues at the first-ever, in-person LibLearnX event to be held January 27-30, 2023, in New Orleans! Participate in solution-based collaborative education where you will discuss the topics that are important to library professionals in peer-to-peer conversations, be inspired by author speakers and thought-leaders on the LLX Studio stage, […]

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Mentors Needed for Spectrum Scholars

October 18, 2022 David Connolly 0

Help support a diverse workforce in the next generation of academic librarians by mentoring an ALA Spectrum Scholar through the ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program. This program links library school students and new librarians who are of American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern and North […]

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Apply for ALA’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant by November 4

September 27, 2022 David Free 0

The ALA Publishing Committee’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant provides a grant of up to $5,000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library. Funded projects have ranged from “A Resource […]

2023 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations Due September 30

September 23, 2022 David Free 0

The September 30, 2022, nomination deadline for the I Love My Librarian Award is fast approaching! The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten outstanding librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including […]

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2023 ALA Annual Conference Proposals Due September 16

September 14, 2022 David Free 0

ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups, and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2023 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Program proposals will be submitted via a centralized submission site for all ALA Divisions, RoundTables, Committees, and Offices. ACRL members must choose “ACRL” on the first screen […]

2023 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

July 14, 2022 David Free 0

Nominations are open through September 30, 2022, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten outstanding librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including being celebrated […]

Represent ALA on IFLA Standing Committees – Applications Due May 1

April 7, 2022 Elois Sharpe 0

Would you like to represent ALA on an International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committee? The biennial appointment process to represent ALA on relevant IFLA standing committees is currently underway for terms running from 2023 through 2027. The ACRL Board of Directors endorses candidates for election […]