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Comprehensive Guide to Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery

May 27, 2010 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the publication of the Comprehensive Guide to Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery. Authors Frances Wilkinson, Linda Lewis and Nancy Dennis provide practical and experience-based approaches on preparing for a disaster by creating a plan, responding to an emergency and the intricacies of recovering from a […]

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New from ACRL – “Conversations that Work”

April 22, 2010 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of Conversations that Work: Conducting Performance Assessments by Phillipa Brown (SPHR) and M. Sue Baughman. The third entry in the ACRL Active Guide series, Conversations that Work is a practical guide for addressing the real-life experiences of conducting performance evaluations in the workplace. Tools and techniques […]

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New from ACRL – “The Anywhere Library”

March 29, 2010 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Anywhere Library: A Primer for the Mobile Web by Courtney Greene, Missy Roser, and Elizabeth Ruane of DePaul University. Mobile computing is rapidly becoming an important part of everyday life. With a user-centered, practical emphasis geared to the non-technical librarian, The Anywhere Library: A […]

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New From ACRL – “Librarians Serving Diverse Populations”

February 9, 2010 Kathryn Deiss 1

ACRL is pleased to announce the publication of a new title, Librarians Serving Diverse Populations. Written by Lori Mestre, associate professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Librarians Serving Diverse Populations is a qualitative and quantitative assessment and research study examining the paths and experiences of […]

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ACRL Journals Now Live at HighWire Press

January 13, 2010 David Free 1

Online versions of ACRL’s three serial publications are now available through our new partnership with HighWire Press, a division of the Stanford University Libraries. The move of ACRL’s publications from the association Website to the HighWire platform will provide a number of benefits including improved search capabilities both within and […]

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ACRL Partners With HighWire Press

December 1, 2009 David Free 2

ACRL is pleased to announce a new partnership with HighWire Press, a division of the Stanford University Libraries, to provide online hosting of College & Research Libraries (C&RL), College & Research Libraries News (C&RL News), and RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage. Choice Reviews Online, the […]

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New book from ACRL!

November 16, 2009 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to announce a new book by Dr. John Budd.  In Framing Library Instruction, Budd addresses the philosophical and practical implications of cognition and information and the practice of library instruction in the light of those implications. Undergraduate students are faced with innumerable challenges as they enter a […]

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2008 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

October 21, 2009 David Free 0

2008 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, is now available from ACRL. The three-volume set includes associate of arts institutions, master’s colleges and universities/baccalaureate colleges and research/doctoral-granting […]

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ACRL Podcast: The Library Instruction Cookbook

August 24, 2009 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL Content Strategist Kathryn Deiss talks with Doug Cook and Ryan Sittler – editors of the ACRL publication The Library Instruction Cookbook – about the editing process, humor in library literature, and their new book. The Library Instruction Cookbook is available for purchase from the ALA Online Store. Time: 21:30 […]