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  1. The Search for Meaningful Metrics: Scholarly Impact & The Role of Academic Libraries

    An ACRL e-Learning webcast What are meaningful research metrics and how are they supported by today’s academic libraries? In this webcast, we review the topic of scholarly impact measurement, including current trends related to bibliometrics, altmetrics a ...

    MCONAHAN - 04/16/2015 - 09:16 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  2. LLAMA webinar: The Matrix-- Linking Competencies and Learning Opportunities

    As popular as they are, staff competencies can still seem too confusing or cumbersome for many library managers and supervisors to use effectively. Learning how they have been developed and adopted successfully in another institution can help. The Library ...

    FREULAND - 01/26/2015 - 10:10 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  3. Library Advocacy Unshushed: Values, Evidence, Action

    How can we strengthen libraries and librarians in the advancement of knowledge, creativity, and literacy in the 21st century? Though libraries have been loved for over 3,600 years, their relevance in the digital age is being questioned, and their economic ...

    ILASHBROOK - 01/20/2015 - 10:47 - Online Learning

  4. ACRL/LLAMA Interdivisional Committee on Building Resources

    Academic Library Building Design: Resources for Planning   James B Hunt Jr. Library, North Carolina State University    Contents  Welcome Introduction Initial Considerations User Studies Precedents Space Planning Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment Standard ...

    0097638 - 02/05/2015 - 15:13 - ALA Support

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. ACRL Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians

    ALA Events Institute Sunday, July 28, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, August 3, 2013 (All day) Cambridge, Massachusetts The Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians provides the tools and insight needed to improve your leadership effectiveness and help yo ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:57 - Conferences & Events

  9. Money Smart Week @ Your Library

    ALA Events Celebration Saturday, April 20, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, April 27, 2013 (All day) national Participate in 'Money Smart Week @ your library,' a national initiative in its third year between the ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chic ...

    admin - 10/16/2014 - 15:57 - Conferences & Events

  10. 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)

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