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Literature Librarians and Faculty Partnering for Academic Success Video

September 21, 2011 David Free 0

The ACRL Literatures in English Section (LES) has created a video featuring four professors discuss how working with literature librarians has enhanced their teaching and research. LES developed the video to raise the awareness among university faculty, administrators, and students of the many benefits of the literature librarian-teaching faculty collaboration. Visit the LES […]

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Call for Proposals – DLS Embedded Librarians Program

August 2, 2011 David Free 0

The ACRL Distance Learning Section is seeking proposals for a program on embedded librarians for the 2012 ALA Annual Conference to be held in Anaheim, California. The DLS program will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, June  23rd. The title of the program is “Embedded Librarian Best Practices: You […]

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EBSS Seeks SITE Liaison

May 12, 2011 David Free 0

The ACRL Education and Behavioral Sciences Section (EBSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 2011- July 2014) as the ACRL liaison to the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE).  Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between SITE and ACRL in order to […]

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Registration Open for 52nd Annual RBMS Preconference

April 26, 2011 David Free 0

Registration for the 52nd Annual ACRL Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) Preconference is now open. The Preconference, “In the Hurricane’s Eye: Challenges of Collecting in the 21st Century,” will be held June 21 — June 24, 2011, in Baton Rouge, La.  Register by May 18 and save $50 off […]

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RBMS Guidelines for Borrowing and Lending Review

April 4, 2011 David Free 0

The ACRL/ RBMS Task Force for the Guidelines for Borrowing and Lending Special Collections Materials solicits final comments on the ACRL/RBMS Guidelines for Interlibrary and Exhibition Loan of Special Collections Materials. The Task Force has been working for a year and a half to review, update, and revise the 2004 […]

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Section Spotlight: ACRL LES

May 13, 2010 David Free 0

Editor’s Note: This post is the third in a series highlighting ACRL sections written by a group of ALA Emerging Leaders. Check ACRL Insider over the next several months for more. And don’t miss their posts on ACRLog as well. English majors make great librarians. Generally, we like to read […]

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Section Spotlight: ACRL IS

April 21, 2010 David Free 1

Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a series highlighting ACRL sections written by a group of ALA Emerging Leaders. Check ACRL Insider over the next several months for more. And don’t miss their posts on ACRLog as well. I joined the ACRL Instruction Section (IS) in 2009, only […]

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Section Spotlight: ACRL ULS

March 17, 2010 Mary Jane Petrowski 1

Editor’s Note: This post is the first in a series highlighting ACRL sections written by a group of ALA Emerging Leaders. Check ACRL Insider over the next several months for more. And don’t miss their posts on ACRLog as well. Starting out as a newly minted librarian, I knew that […]

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ACRL Instruction Section Issues Diversity Materials

August 11, 2009 David Free 1

The ACRL Instruction Section (IS) Instruction for Diverse Populations (IDP) Committee recently released the latest versions of the “Multilingual Glossary” and “Library Instruction for Diverse Populations Bibliography.” These two publications are intended to promote the equal access to instructional services, materials and technologies. The “Multilingual Glossary” supports both English as […]