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New look for Choice Magazine debuts with September 2016 issue

MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT –  With the September 2016 issue, Choice will unveil a new cover and interior design, the first such change at the magazine in almost a decade. The premier source for reviews of academic books, digital media, and Internet resources in higher education for over fifty years, Choice is a publication of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association.

ACRL releases The Small and Rural Academic Library: Leveraging Resources and Overcoming Limitations

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “The Small and Rural Academic Library: Leveraging Resources and Overcoming Limitations.” Edited by Kaetrena Davis Kendrick and Deborah Tritt, the work provides practical tips and techniques for this unique subset of librarians.

Choice and The Charleston Company announce collaboration on new online review resource for academic databases

MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT -  Choice and The Charleston Company have announced plans to collaborate on a new reference product, an online review source for academic databases and digital resources, with the working name of CC Advisor. CC Advisor will be published on the database platform recently launched at Choice.

ACRL issues policy statement on open access to scholarship by academic librarians

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce its new Policy Statement on Open Access to Scholarship by Academic Librarians, which reads:

 

ACRL releases Databrarianship: The Academic Data Librarian in Theory and Practice

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Databrarianship: The Academic Data Librarian in Theory and Practice.” Edited by Lynda Kellam and Kristi Thompson, the work provides advice and insight on data services for all types of academic libraries and library educators.

Introducing Choice Reviews

MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT -  Choice has announced the launch of a new service called Choice Reviews, a completely redesigned Choice Reviews Online built to respond directly to the many suggestions received from subscribers.

ACRL collaborates with Springshare to provide LibGuides access to member units

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is pleased to announce that Springshare is providing complimentary access to LibGuides and LibAnswers to ACRL membership units. Both tools will be used to create unit-related resources to advance the work of ACRL, and will be available for use by division-level committees, sections, interest groups, discussion groups, and task forces.

Cheryl A. Middleton elected ACRL vice-president/president-elect

CHICAGO - Cheryl A. Middleton, associate university librarian for learning and engagement at the Oregon State University (OSU) Libraries and Press, has been elected ACRL vice-president/president-elect. She will become president-elect following the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, and assume the presidency in July 2017 for a one-year term.

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