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  1. Floating Collection: How It Can Work in a Large, Multicampus, Academic Library

    “If our libraries’ collection is ‘one collection, geographically dispersed,’ why do we have to ship books back to the library of origin after they are returned by a patron?” In response to this question, Penn State University Libraries’ began a floating c ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/17/2014 - 11:08 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Libraries and MOOCs: Providing Solutions for Alt-Higher Ed

    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are sweeping the country and libraries and librarians are watching this development carefully. This series of four webinars will help librarians gain an understanding of the complexity of the MOOC “movement,” learn how ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/17/2014 - 11:18 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Assessment Strategies for Cataloging Managers

    Qualitative assessment activities, when conducted regularly and methodically, can help managers and administrators understand the impact and value of the work that we do for our customers. Are we meeting our customers' needs? Are there services that ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/17/2014 - 12:02 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Rolling the Dice in an Academic Library

    Game nights help students feel at home by Jayne Blodgett and Peter Bremer Academic libraries usually take their mission seriously, and at the University of Minnesota Morris' (UMM) Rodney A. Briggs Library, we’re no different. We offer research assist ...

    ssinharoy - 12/01/2014 - 12:46 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. A Home to the Homeless

    Libraries offer refuge and support to those in need and help foster a new community approach to homelessness By Ellyn Ruhlmann Just before 9 a.m. on a Tuesday in Madison, Wisconsin, people line up on the corner outside Madison Public Library, waiting for ...

    ssinharoy - 11/24/2014 - 13:32 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Outreach Opportunity for Academic Libraries: Bridging Cultures Bookshelf (archive- 9/12/12)

    Learn how to plan engaging programs about Islamic culture and submit a successful proposal for the ALA/NEH collection development grant, the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys. Attendees will hear from seasoned programming librarians about their ...

    AHANSHAW - 03/13/2014 - 11:47 - Online Learning

  7. Instruction Section newsletter Archive

      This page links to the newsletters as they were when they were first distributed. The links and information will not be updated. Please note that electronic versions of the Instruction Section Newsletter replaced the print versions starting with the Fal ...

    admin - 10/28/2014 - 10:47 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  8. PRIMO; Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online

    PRIMO, a committee of the ACRL Instruction Section, promotes and shares peer-reviewed instructional materials created by librarians to teach people about discovering, accessing and evaluating information in networked environments. The PRIMO Committee hope ...

    admin - 04/03/2014 - 09:01 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  9. What You Need to Know about Writing Data Management Plans

    An ACRL e-Learning Online Course April 27-May 15, 2015 Description: Demand for data management plan consultants is growing as more granting agencies add this requirement. Most presentations concerning data management do not provide practical advice on how ...

    MCONAHAN - 10/22/2014 - 10:18 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  10. Association of College and Research Libraries

    Conference Thursday, April 4, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, April 7, 2013 (All day) Indianapolis, IN http://conference.acrl.org/ ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 16:01 - Conferences & Events

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