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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. […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited For RBM, PIL Editors

April 2, 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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“Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy”

March 26, 2013 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL announces the publication of a new white paper, “Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: Creating Strategic Collaborations for a Changing Academic Environment,” written by a working group of leaders from many areas of the association. This white paper explores and articulates three intersections between scholarly communication and information […]

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2011 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

January 16, 2013 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

ACRL announces the publication of 2011 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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Pay it Forward: Mentoring New Information Professionals

January 11, 2013 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of the fourth installment in the association’s Active Guides series, Pay it Forward: Mentoring New Information Professionals by Mary Ann Mavrinac and Kim Sytmest. Pay It Forward provides a unique perspective on mentoring by examining aspects of the relationship from the points of view of both […]

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Academic Libraries and Research Data Services

November 26, 2012 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

ACRL has released a new research report, “Academic Libraries and Research Data Services: Current Practices and Plans for the Future” to provide a baseline assessment of the current state of and future plans for research data services in academic libraries.  Authored by Carol Tenopir, Chancellor’s Professor at the School of […]

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Explore A Post-Literate Future With “Beyond Literacy”

October 23, 2012 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL and the Ontario Library Association (OLA) announce the online publication of Beyond Literacy by Michael Ridley of the University of Guelph. Beyond Literacy is an interactive serialized online thought experiment exploring the demise of literacy and the rise of other capabilities, capacities or tools that will effectively and advantageously […]