Scholarly Communication Off-Roadshow: A Three-Part Webcast Series

April 27, 2022 Margot Conahan 0

Join ACRL this May for the Scholarly Communication Off-Roadshow: A Three-Part Webcast Series. ACRL’s traveling RoadShow workshops are on hold until it’s safe to resume large in-person gatherings, but we’re working to bring you the same great content through virtual experiences. These “Off-RoadShows” have been designed to help academic library […]

Celebrate Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2022

February 22, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

The 2022 Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week is taking place this week, February 21-25, 2022. Commissioned by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week is “is an annual celebration of the important doctrines of fair use and fair dealing. It is designed to highlight and promote the opportunities […]

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Budapest Open Access Initiative 20th Anniversary

February 14, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

Join ACRL in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) on February 14, 2022. BOAI is significant for offering the first definition of open access and also serving as, “a statement of principle, a statement of strategy, and a statement of commitment.” As an early signatory, […]

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ACRL Speaks Out on Open Access, Copyright

December 9, 2021 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL continues to advocate for the interests of our community, joining a variety of recent actions on open access and copyright issues. On December 2, ACRL joined 13 other members of the Open Access Working Group (representing national and regional library, publishing, funding, research and advocacy organizations) in a statement […]

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ACRL Advocacy Update

November 22, 2021 Kara Malenfant 0

In recent weeks ACRL has joined other library associations in advocating for the interests of college and research libraries and librarians as follows: On October 28, 2021, ACRL joined an amicus brief by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (together with the American Library Association, the Association of Research Libraries, and the […]

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LCA Statement Welcoming New Exemptions to Section 1201

November 5, 2021 David Free 0

On October 27, 2021, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), consisting of ALA, ACRL, and the Association of Research Libraries, released a statement welcoming the new exemptions and renewal of existing exemptions to the prohibition on the circumvention of technological protection measures set forth in the 17 U.S.C. 1201. LCA welcomes […]

New from ACRL – “The Scholarly Communications Cookbook”

November 3, 2021 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Scholarly Communications Cookbook, edited by Brianna Buljung and Emily Bongiovanni. The latest offering in ACRL’s Cookbook series can help you establish programs, teach concepts, conduct outreach, and use scholarly communications technologies in your library.   The research lifecycle and associated tools and practices are […]

Celebrate Open Access Week 2021!

October 25, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

October 25-31, 2021, is the 14th annual International Open Access Week, a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research.  An initiative of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to “learn about the […]

ACRL Presents: Celebrating Open Access Week 2021

October 15, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

ACRL is excited to offer a free webcast in celebration of Open Access Week. Tune in at 1:00 p.m. Central on Monday, October 25, for “Celebrating Open Access Week: Scaling Open to Fit Local Needs.” Institutions’ approaches to ‘Open’ movements, specifically Open Access and Open Educational Resources, can vary wildly […]

Celebrate Peer Review Week 2021

September 16, 2021 Erin Nevius 0

September 20 to 24, 2021, is Peer Review Week, a virtual, community-led, annual global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. This year’s theme is “Identity in Peer Review,” and participating organizations will host virtual events and activities exploring the multifaceted nature of identity, […]