Association of College and Research Libraries

Learn about OED, imposter syndrome, critical information literacy, more in upcoming ACRL e-Learning webcasts

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is offering a variety of new e-Learning webcasts to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. These interactive webcasts last 60 minutes and take place in an interactive online classroom; group discounts are available. Learn more about these new events on the ACRL website.

ACRL releases 2017 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of "2017 Academic Library Trends and Statistics," the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications.

ALA Celebrates Senate Ratification of Marrakesh Treaty and Adoption of Implementation Act

The American Library Association, along with the Library Copyright Alliance, applauds last night’s ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty and passage of the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act (S. 2559) by theU.S. Senate by unanimous consent.

ACRL 2019 keynote speakers announced

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces its celebrated lineup of keynote speakers for the ACRL 2019 Conference, “Recasting the Narrative” to be held April 10- 13, in Cleveland, Ohio. Be challenged and inspired by ACRL’s three thought-provoking speakers, who also double as award-winning journalists, authors and cartoonists.  

Opening Keynote, April 10, 2019 – Michele Norris, Journalist

ACRL releases Shaping the Campus Conversation on Student Learning and Experience: Activating the Results of Assessment in Action

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Shaping the Campus Conversation on Student Learning and Experience: Activating the Results of Assessment in Action.” This publication provides, in a single and comprehensive work, the story of ACRL’s Assessment in Action program—the context surrounding its development, findings of the team-based assessment projects, insights about the program results, refl

ACRL Academic Library Impact Research Grant recipients

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce the first recipients of its Academic Library Impact Research Grants in 2018.

2018 ACRL President’s Program at ALA Annual Conference

CHICAGO — Join the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) for its President’s Program at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. Hosted by ACRL President Cheryl A. Middleton, this program will take place from 10:30 am-12:00 pm on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 291-292.

ACRL releases Framing Information Literacy six-volume set

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of the six-volume “Framing Information Literacy: Teaching Grounded in Theory, Pedagogy, and Practice,” book number 73 in ACRL’s Publications in Librarianship series. Edited by Mary K. Oberlies and Janna Mattson, these books are collections of lesson plans grounded in learning theory, each volume devoted to one of the six frames of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.

2018 RBMS Leab Exhibition Award winners

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) has selected five winners for the 2018 Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab “American Book Prices Current” Exhibition Awards.