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Studying Students: A Second Look

December 17, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Studying Students: A Second Look, edited by Nancy Fried Foster. The book revisits the ground-breaking ethnographic work done by the University of Rochester’s River Campus Libraries and serves as a follow-up to the 2007 ACRL release Studying Students. Studying Students: A Second Look presents the […]

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2012 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

October 30, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

ACRL announces the publication of 2012 Academic Library Trends and Statistics, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications. The three-volume set includes Associate of Arts institutions, Master’s Colleges and Universities/Baccalaureate Colleges, and Research/Doctoral-granting […]

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New From ACRL: Designing Training

September 26, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Designing Training by Melanie Hawks, the fifth entry in the ACRL Active Guides series. Focusing on the needs of the adult learner, Designing Training will help librarians and library staff plan training sessions for takeaway value, learner engagement and learning transfer. Hawks provides examples and […]

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Finding a Public Voice: Using Barbara Fister as a Case Study

July 25, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Finding a Public Voice: Using Barbara Fister as a Case Study, edited by Danielle Theiss and Diane Kovacs. This eclectic volume shares vivid examples of how academic librarians, inspired by the writings of noted library leader and blogger Barbara Fister, are engaging with others and […]

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Academic Librarians of Color Research Survey

July 19, 2013 David Free 0

Note: Please consider participating in the survey described below for a chapter in a forthcoming ACRL book if appropriate. Are you a librarian of color? Do you work in an academic library in the United States? If so, please add your voice by filling out a questionnaire for a study […]

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Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians

June 24, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians, written by Christopher V. Hollister of the University at Buffalo. The Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians is the most complete reference source available for librarians who need or desire to publish in the professional literature. The handbook addresses […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited For RBM, PIL Editors

May 21, 2013 David Free 0

ACRL is currently accepting applications, and nominations are invited, for the positions of editor of RBM, a biannual research journal covering issues pertaining to special collections libraries and cultural heritage institutions, and of Publications in Librarianship (PIL), an imprint of ACRL book publications. The RBM editor is appointed for a […]

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Keeping Up With…Digital Humanities

April 10, 2013 David Free 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the launch of Keeping Up With…, an online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education. Each edition focuses on a single issue including an introduction to the topic and summaries of key points, including implications for academic libraries. […]