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Assessment in Action Comprehensive Bibliography Now Available

January 5, 2016 Kara Malenfant 0

As the higher education association for librarians, ACRL supports academic and research librarians as change leaders in their campus communities through programs like Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success (AiA). The more than 200 participating AiA teams are contributing to innovation in higher education assessment by creating approaches, […]

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C&RL News – March 2015

March 9, 2015 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

There has been much discussion over the past several months about the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The Board of Directors decided to “file” the new Framework at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting. More information, along with other Midwinter Board actions, is available in this issue. At the […]

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C&RL News – February 2015

February 2, 2015 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The February 2015 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Many libraries of all types, including academic and research libraries, continue to experiment with makerspaces as a way to provide outreach and education. Megan Lotts provides an overview of making activities in academic libraries in her article “Implementing a […]

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Integrating the Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) into IPEDS: Academic Libraries’ Data Collection Changes and its Influence on Benchmarking

January 21, 2015 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

Editor’s Note: The ACRL Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey Editorial Board is working to create awareness of the migration of the NCES Academic Library Survey back into the Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS) and the implications for academic libraries. This is the fourth in a series of updates from the […]

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Integrating the Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) into IPEDS: Staff Types and Staffing Levels for Academic Libraries

December 3, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has integrated the Academic Libraries (AL) component, formerly known as the biennial Academic Libraries Survey (ALS), into its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2014-15 collection. All degree-granting, Title IV postsecondary institutions in the U.S. and other jurisdictions are required to report library […]

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A Message to the FSU Community from the ACRL Board of Directors

November 21, 2014 Karen Williams 0

The ACRL Board of Directors, along with the entire academic community, was shocked and saddened by the news of the senseless act of violence that occurred early Thursday morning at the Florida State University (FSU) Strozier Library. The Strozier Library, like academic libraries across the nation, represents the heart and […]

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C&RL News – November 2014

November 4, 2014 Ann-Christe Galloway 0

The November 2014 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. With the growing trend of libraries as publisher, more institutions are focusing attention on locally created research and publications authored both by faculty and students. Danielle Barandiaran, Betty Rozum, and Becky Thoms outline the Utah State University’s program of “Focusing […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Integrating the Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) into IPEDS: Important Resources for Academic Libraries

October 30, 2014 Mary Jane Petrowski 0

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has integrated the Academic Libraries (AL) component, formerly known as the biennial Academic Libraries Survey (ALS), into its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2014-15 collection. All degree-granting, Title IV postsecondary institutions in the U.S. and other jurisdictions are required to report library […]