New ACRL publication: Directory of Curriculum Materials Centers

Contact: Kathryn J. Deiss

ACRL Content Strategist

(312) 280-2529


For Immediate Release

May 5, 2009

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and the ACRL Education and Social Sciences Section (EBSS) announce the publication of the sixth edition of “Directory of Curriculum Materials Centers.” The directory updates the fifth edition, released as a digital publication in 2001.

“Directory of Curriculum Materials Centers” lists and describes curriculum materials centers or collections at institutions that responded to an electronic questionnaire sent out in the spring of 2007. The questionnaire was designed to provide basic information about curriculum materials centers such as location, contact information, short descriptions of the collections and open-ended comments from the respondents. The directory is arranged in alphabetical order by sponsoring institution.

The “Directory of Curriculum Materials Centers” was compiled by the EBSS Curriculum Materials Centers Directory Committee and is available for purchase through the ALA Online Store ( and by telephone order at (866) 746-7252 in the U.S. or (770) 442-8633 for international customers.


ACRL is a division of the American Library Association, representing more than 13,000 academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership organization in North America that develops programs, products and services to meet the unique needs of academic and research librarians. Its initiatives enable the higher education community to understand the role that academic libraries play in the teaching, learning and research environments.