Association of College and Research Libraries

ACRL releases Library Service and Learning

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Library Service and Learning: Empowering Students, Inspiring Social Responsibility, and Building Community Connections,” edited by Theresa McDevitt and Caleb P. Finegan.

ACRL sponsors 2019 Emerging Leaders

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and its sections are sponsoring seven members to participate in 2019 class of ALA Emerging Leaders. The program is designed to enable library staff and information workers to participate in project planning work groups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA structure, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity early in their careers.

ACRL releases Transforming Libraries to Serve Graduate Students

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Transforming Libraries to Serve Graduate Students,” edited by Crystal Renfro and Cheryl Stiles. The book is a practical atlas of how librarians around the world are serving the dynamic academics that are today’s graduate students.

ACRL releases The Library Outreach Casebook

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “The Library Outreach Casebook,” edited by Ryan L. Sittler and Terra J. Rogerson. This casebook is designed as a tool for librarians working in all types of libraries to start or further their current outreach efforts, and provides readers with many different approaches, formats, and solutions that lead to successful outreach.

ACRL funds 2018-19 Spectrum Scholar Stephanie Akau

CHICAGO – As part of its ongoing commitment to furthering equity, diversity and inclusion in librarianship, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is supporting Stephanie Akau as its 2018-19 Spectrum Scholar. Akau currently works as a library information specialist at the University of New Mexico and is a student in the MLIS program at San Jose State University.

ACRL releases Institutional Repositories: CLIPP #44

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Institutional Repositories,” compiled and edited by Brighid M. Gonzales, book number 44 in ACRL’s CLIPP series (formerly called “CLIP Notes”).

ACRL seeks nominations for 2019 awards recognizing outstanding achievements in academic librarianship

CHICAGO – Every year, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) celebrates the opportunity to honor the outstanding achievements of academic and research librarians across North America. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of ACRL’s awards, grants, and fellowships enables ACRL to honor the very best in academic librarianship. This year, ACRL once again seeks to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of its peers.

Choice publishes white paper examining marketing outreach activities by academic libraries

MIDDLETOWN, CONN. –  Choice today announced the publication of the second in a series of white papers designed to provide actionable intelligence around topics of importance to the academic library community. This second paper, “Marketing Academic Library Resources and Services” offers a look into how the evolving academic library positions itself and its services to the library community