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RBM Editor Announced!

July 21, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Beth Whittaker as editor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage (RBM). Whittaker served on the RBM editorial board from 2006-2008 and brings in-depth knowledge of the world of rare books […]

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ACRL Announces “Practical Pedagogy for Library Instructors”

July 11, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is proud to announce the publication of a new book Practical Pedagogy for Library Instructors: 17 Innovative Strategies to Improve Student Learning edited by Douglas Cook and Ryan L. Sittler. This new volume gathers seventeen case-studies using unique instructional methodologies framed by sound pedagogical theory. This practical casebook is […]

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ACRL Publications Agreements FAQ

June 24, 2008 David Free 2

If I publish an article in C&RL News, do I retain copyright? Can I place a copy of my ACRL book chapter in my institutional repository? What are the C&RL preprints I’ve heard about? Learn the answers to all of your questions about publishing with ACRL in the new ACRL […]

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ACRL Announces Active Guides: a New ACRL Publication Series!

June 9, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 1

ACRL announces a new occasional monographic series: ACRL Active Guides. Active Guides are practical guides to workplace issues. Each issue presents underlying theories while providing the reader with practical tools for working on the workplace issue at hand. In Active Guides you will find worksheets, templates, guides, brief assessment tools, […]

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New ACRL Publications

May 8, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 1

ACRL has released two new publications, Information Literacy Instruction Handbook and Copyright Policies: CLIP Note #39, for your reading pleasure. Both titles are now shipping from the ALA Online Store. The Information Literacy Instruction Handbook takes a practical approach to information literacy, with an emphasis on up-to-date situations and approaches. […]

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C&RL preprints go open access!

May 6, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 2

The recently launched preprint service of College & Research Libraries is now completely open to the public, regardless of ACRL membership status. C&RL preprints are fully vetted articles that are ready for publication pending only final copy editing and space in an upcoming issue. Under the new open access model, […]

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Applications/Nominations Invited for RBM Editor

February 12, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL invites applications and nominations for the position of editor of Rare Books & Manuscripts (RBM), the biannual, scholarly research journal of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). The editor is appointed for a three-year term, which may be renewed for an additional three years. Applicants must be […]

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ACRL Podcast: Library 2.0 Initiatives in Academic Libraries

January 23, 2008 David Free 0

College & Research Libraries News Editor-In-Chief David Free discusses Library 2.0 with Dawn Lawson of New York University and Susan Sharpless Smith of Wake Forest University. Lawson and Sharpless Smith are contributors to the ACRL publication “Library 2.0 Initiatives in Academic Libraries.” The book is available from the ALA Online […]

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ACRL announces two new publications!

January 9, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to announce two new publications: Library 2.0 Initiatives in Academic Libraries edited by Laura B. Cohen (The University at Albany) and Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age: Educating Students Online edited by Alice Daugherty and Michael F. Russo (Louisiana State University). Library 2.0 Initiatives in Academic […]