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Apply for ACRL awards by December 5

September 11, 2008 David Free 0

Nominations and applications for ACRL awards are due December 5, 2008! These special recognitions enhance the sense of personal growth and accomplishment of ACRL members, provide membership with role models, and strengthen the image of membership in the eyes of employers, leadership, and the academic community as a whole. ACRL […]

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2009 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant

September 8, 2008 David Free 0

Libraries of all types, including academic and research libraries, are invited to apply for the $3,000 Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant. The grant will be awarded to the library with the best public awareness campaign incorporating the 2009 National Library Week theme, “Worlds connect @ your library®.” All […]

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I Love My Librarian Award nominations

September 5, 2008 David Free 0

Nominations are now being accepted for The Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award, administered by ALA’s Public Information Office and Campaign for America’s Libraries, encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of librarians for their efforts to improve the lives of people […]

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Sparky Award Web tools

August 20, 2008 David Free 0

The organizers of the Sparky Awards video contest have released several new resources to help college instructors and librarians engage students in an exploration of information sharing and copyright by encouraging their participation in the 2008 contest, “MindMashup: The Value of Information Sharing.” Contestants are invited to submit videos of […]

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More ACRL Award Winners

February 27, 2008 David Free 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the following 2008 award recipients. Follow the links for more details on each award winner. ACRL/ WESS Coutts Nijhoff International West European Specialist Study Grant: Michelle Emanuel ACRL/ CJCLS EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Program Achievement Award: Hazard Community & Technical College ACRL/ IS Innovation […]

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ACRL Award Winners

February 8, 2008 David Free 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the following 2008 award recipients. Follow the links for more details on each award winner. ACRL DLS Haworth Press Distance Learning Librarian Conference Sponsorship Award: Harvey Gover ACRL/EBSS Distinguished Librarian: John William Collins III ACRL/IS Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award: Craig Gibson ACRL Doctoral Dissertation […]

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ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries winners announced

January 30, 2008 David Free 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2008 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. Sponsored by ACRL and Blackwell’s Book Services, the award recognizes the staff of a college, university, and community college library for programs that deliver exemplary services and resources to further the educational mission of the […]

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Peter Hernon named ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year

January 30, 2008 David Free 0

Dr. Peter Hernon, professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College, has been named the 2008 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by YBP Library Services, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international […]