Professional Tools

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ACRL offers resources in a wide variety of areas. Please visit each area for a full listing of web offerings.

Academic Library Building Design 
Resources for architects, planners, and librarians embarking on the planning and design of libraries for higher education

Communication and Idea Sharing
Various methods to connect with others in the ACRL community.

Consulting Services
ACRL consulting services can help plan, design, and facilitate organization processes and events to help your library innovate, lead, and thrive as a partner in your campus community

Index to Section Created Resources
ACRL's 17 sections regularly work on projects that result in valuable resources that benefit the profession. This page was developed to provide comprehensive access to the many offerings available online.

Your #1 source for careers in Library & Information Science and Technology.

Personnel - New Job Descriptions
An ACRL Task Force updated CUPA-HR's listing of academic library position descriptions and welcomes review of its work thus far.

Recruiting to the Profession
Information on the recruitment and retention issue and resources to help you increase awareness of the academic and research library profession on your campus and in your community.

TechConnect (offsite)
For your convenience, we've identified all the the ACRL events, professional development opportunities, publications, articles, podcasts, and communities that are technology-related. Visit ACRL TechConnect frequently to see what's new.

Helpful tools for your to use in your job.