ACRL Announces Inaugural Fostering Change Cohort

July 27, 2021 Erin Nevius 0

Join the first cohort of institutional teams planning their change process! Academic libraries must strategically plan for the large- and small-scale changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic and a changing higher education landscape. These changes can include reduced budgets, changing approaches to research and learning, shifting student and library worker […]

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ACRL to Host Mellon / ACLS Public Fellow

January 11, 2017 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL is pleased to announce its selection as a host organization for the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program, a career-building fellowship initiative designed to expand the reach of doctoral education in the humanities. In 2017, the Public Fellows program will place up to 22 recent […]

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ACRL Joins Library Groups in Support of Lending Rights

July 3, 2012 Kara Malenfant 0

Today the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) joined the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the American Library Association (ALA) (who all work collectively as the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA),) to file an amicus curiae brief (pdf) with the Supreme Court of the United States in support of […]

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The Atlas of New Librarianship

March 23, 2011 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL and MIT Press announce the co-publication of a new title, The Atlas of New Librarianship by R. David Lankes of the Syracuse University School of Information Studies. Libraries have existed for millennia, but today the library field is searching for solid footing in an increasingly fragmented (and increasingly digital) […]

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Futures Thinking for Academic Librarians

June 21, 2010 Kara Malenfant 7

ACRL has released a new report, “Futures Thinking for Academic Librarians: Higher Education in 2025,” to prompt academic librarians to consider what trends may impact the future of higher education in order to take strategic action now.  Authored by David J. Staley, director of the Harvey Goldberg Center for Excellence […]