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Zotero: A Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Educators

June 22, 2011 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Zotero: A Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Educators. Authored by Jason Puckett of Georgia State University, Zotero: A Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Educators is the first book-length treatment of this powerful research tool developed by the Center for History and New Media at George […]

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2010 Environmental Scan

June 16, 2011 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Every two years, the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee produces an environmental scan of higher education, including developments with the potential for continuing on impact academic libraries.  The 2010 environmental scan provides a broad review of the current higher education landscape, with special focus on the state of academic […]

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New ACRL Book – “Strategic Planning in College Libraries”

June 8, 2011 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Strategic Planning in College Libraries (CLIP Note #43), compiled by Eleonora Dubicki of Monmouth University. Academic libraries have experienced dramatic changes in recent years due to the transformation of the information and higher education environments. As colleges and universities are affected by cuts in state […]

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Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction

June 1, 2011 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction, edited by Cassandra Kvenild and Kaijsa Calkins of the University of Wyoming. This collection of 16 insightful essays is the first book-length treatment of the growing embedded librarianship movement. Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction showcases strategies for successfully embedding […]

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Scholarly Practice, Participatory Design and the eXtensible Catalog

May 10, 2011 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Scholarly Practice, Participatory Design and the eXtensible Catalog, edited by Nancy Fried Foster, Katie Clark, Kornelia Tancheva and Rebekah Kilzer. This exciting new title examines the application of forward-thinking, collaborative research and design principles to the software development process. As part of the development of […]

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RBML Online Archives Now Available

April 27, 2011 David Free 3

Complete backfiles of Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship (RBML), the predecessor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, are now available on the publication Web site. ACRL received a grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation to assist in making volumes 1-12 of the publication discoverable […]

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New From ACRL – Using Qualitative Methods in Action Research

April 21, 2011 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of “Using Qualitative Methods in Action Research: How Librarians Can Get to the Why of Data,” edited by Douglas Cook and Lesley Farmer. While quantitative research provides librarians with calculations and metrics of effectiveness, qualitative research, in its exploration of assumptions, value and opinion, makes possible […]

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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) […]