Call for Reviewers — RCL Seeking Subject Specialists

April 17, 2024 David Free 0

Resources for College Libraries (RCL), the Choice/ACRL bibliography of essential titles for undergraduate teaching and research, seeks experienced library subject selectors and faculty to serve as peer reviewers. We are currently seeking referees for the following RCL History and Interdisciplinary Studies and RCL Career Resources subjects. RCL History and Interdisciplinary […]

Resources for College Libraries Seeks New Subject Editors

January 19, 2024 David Free 0

Resources for College Libraries (RCL), the database of over 90,000 essential titles for academic libraries, is seeking new subject editors. RCL subject editors maintain core title lists of the most important monographs—historical and contemporary—in an academic discipline. Successful editors balance extensive subject expertise and judicious selection skills together with deep […]

JSTOR and Choice Jointly Publish Research Presenting New Insights on Teaching with Digital Primary Sources

January 9, 2024 David Free 0

JSTOR, a nonprofit service of ITHAKA, and Choice, a publishing unit of ACRL, have partnered to publish a new research report, Teaching and Learning with Digital Primary Sources: Nine insights into awareness, literacy, and collaboration between librarians, faculty, and students, examining the current state of digital primary source instruction and research […]

Choice Announces the Outstanding Academic Titles of 2023

December 6, 2023 David Free 0

The Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) list for 2023 has been announced. This prestigious list, released December 1, reflects the best scholarly titles reviewed by Choice during the previous calendar year, as chosen by the editors. While the Outstanding Academic Titles list in its entirety is only available to Choice magazine […]

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Rachel Hendrick Named Choice Editor and Publisher

October 17, 2023 David Free 0

Rachel Hendrick has been named editor and publisher of Choice, a publishing unit of ACRL. Hendrick joined ALA in 2014 as operations manager at Choice and was promoted to director of operations at Choice in April 2016. She was named interim editor and publisher of Choice in April 2022. Hendrick […]

LibTech Insights Announces Partnership with Gary Price

October 11, 2023 David Free 0

Choice is pleased to announce a new partnership with Gary Price, an information services industry expert. The new collaboration will bring specially curated and timely content to Choice’s newest vertical, LibTech Insights, which provides pragmatic instruction and guidance around using and implementing library technology. LibTech Insights (LTI), in the last nine months, […]

Navigating Humanities and Social Sciences Consolidation in Scholarly Publishing Webinar

September 20, 2023 David Free 0

Join Choice at 1:00pm Central on Tuesday, September 26, for the webinar “Navigating Humanities and Social Sciences Consolidation in Scholarly Publishing.” This webinar centers on the notable trends observed in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) publishing, focusing on sustainability and consolidation. Drawing inspiration from the Scholarly Kitchen article “Will Humanities and Social […]

Toward Inclusive Excellence Conversation with ALA, ACRL Presidents

June 23, 2023 David Free 0

In time for the end of their tenures, ALA’s 2022-23 President Lessa Kanani’opua Pelayo-Lozada and ACRL’s 2022-23 President Erin L. Ellis sat down with Choice’s Toward Inclusive Excellence editor-in-chief Alexia Hudson-Ward to discuss the associations’ challenges and successes of the past year. Lessa and Erin detailed how each organization worked […]