ACRL Library Worker Retention Toolkit

June 14, 2023 Erin Nevius 0

Retention is the ability of an organization to reduce turnover among employees and keep them for as long as possible. It is an important part of building a cohesive team, increasing productivity, and improving morale. There are many reasons for worker turnover and just as many strategies to help retain […]

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Strategize Comments on Digital Equity for State Planners

May 10, 2023 Kara Malenfant 0

Unprecedented digital equity funding is coming for community organizations to provide broadband/devices, build information/digital literacy skills, and support workforce development. There is unlikely to be another opportunity like this in our lifetime to further the good work libraries of all types are already doing. Join your fellow ACRL colleagues via […]

Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners

April 26, 2023 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners, edited by Melissa Mallon, Jane Nichols, Elizabeth Foster, Ariana Santiago, Maura Seale, and Robin Brown. This two-volume set offers reflections, practices, and models that deepen our collective understanding of equitable and inclusive theories and practices […]

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Libraries as Gardens, Part 1

February 16, 2023 Jay Malone 0

Attending ALA’s first-ever in-person LibLearnX meeting in New Orleans has me anticipating the upcoming ACRL 2023 Conference more than ever. We will be gathering in Pittsburgh in March for our first in-person meeting since 2019. If you have not been to Pittsburgh in a while (or ever) you are in […]

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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 […]