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C&RL Topical Issue on Open and Equitable Scholarship Proposals Due October 3

September 30, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL’s Research and Scholarly Environment Committee is planning a topical issue of College & Research Libraries (C&RL) around new research on how the academic and research library workforce has accelerated change in the scholarly communications environment. We are particularly interested in articles on recent research that advances the three priority areas established in ACRL’s […]

Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice

September 29, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice, edited by CJ Ivory and Angela Pashia, which explores the opportunities and challenges of moving the discussion about open educational resources (OER) beyond affordability to address structural inequities found throughout academia and scholarly publishing. Learn more about […]

Celebrate Peer Review Week 2022

September 20, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

Peer Review Week is an annual, community-led, global virtual event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining research quality. The event brings together individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to sharing the central message that quality peer review in whatever shape or form it may take is critical […]

Intersections of Open Educational Resources and Information Literacy

August 16, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Intersections of Open Educational Resources and Information Literacy, book number 79 in the Publications in Librarianship series. Edited by Mary Ann Cullen and Elizabeth Dill, the book captures current open education and information literacy theory and practice and providing inspiration for the future.  Learn more […]

ACRL/SPARC Forum: Emerging “Inclusive Access” Programs and Their Implications for Course Material Affordability

July 20, 2022 Erin Nevius 0

Join us for the free, virtual ACRL/SPARC Forum “Emerging ‘Inclusive Access’ Programs and Their Implications for Course Material Affordability” at 1:00 p.m. Eastern/12:00 p.m. Central/11 a.m. Mountain/10 a.m. Pacific on Thursday, August 4, 2022. In an effort to make course materials more affordable and accessible, many campuses are experimenting with […]

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 […]