February 24, 2021

Video Presentation: Rebecca Guenther on "Change in the Digital Age: Metadata Trends for Libraries"

Here’s a video (it runs one hour) of Rebecca Guenther’s November 16, 2011 metadata trends presentation at the Metropolitan New York Library Council. The event was sponsored by METRO and ACRL/NY. Metadata has become a key piece in managing and discovering information resources in the digital environment. This event is intended for professionals and students […]

ACRL Posts Letter to GPO re: Multistate Depository Libraries

The full text of a letter dated November 2, 2011 from Joyce L. Ogburn, ACRL President to William Boarman, Public Printer of the United States and Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents is now posted on the ACRL Insider blog. Before sharing the full text of the letter, Ogburn writes: We recognize that there are […]

ACRL Signs Berlin OA Declaration, Encourages Others

From ACRL Insider: ACRL is proud to join the growing ranks of signatories to the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and the Humanities and encourages college and research libraries, as well as other campus groups, to  do likewise. The Declaration builds on the significant progress of the Budapest Open Access […]

Now Available: July/August 2011 Issue of C&RL News

The June/July 2011 issue of C&RL News (72.7) was posted online today. Features Articles Include: Zombie attacks: How they can contribute to the success of your library by Matt Upson and C. Michael Hall Full Text Shopping carts and student employees: How student committees can bring innovative ideas to academic libraries by Sara D. Smith […]

Academic/Research Libraries: ACRL Publishes and Posts 2010 Environmental Scan

From ACRL Insider: Every two years, the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee produces an environmental scan of higher education, including developments with the potential for continuing on impact academic libraries.  The 2010 environmental scan provides a broad review of the current higher education landscape, with special focus on the state of academic and research […]

The June 2011 Issue of "College & Research Library News" Now Online; Includes Article About "Google Like a Librarian" Workshop

Here’s a Look at Some of the Articles in the June 2011 Issue (72.6) of College & Research Libraries News. 1. “Google like a librarian: Sharing skills for search success” By Mary K. O’Kelly and Colleen Lyon 2. “I came, I saw, I researched: Students reflect on library life in six-word memoirs” by Robert Miller […]

Free Access: Complete Backfiles of "Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship (RBML)" Now Online

From an ACRL Insider Post by David Free: Complete backfiles of Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship (RBML), the predecessor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, are now available on the publication Web site. ACRL received a grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation to assist in making volumes 1-12 of […]

New Issue Online: C&RL News – April 2011 (72.4)

The new issue was just made available online. All articles are free and full text. Here are links to a few of the articles, reports, reviews and columns. The complete table of contents is available here. ACRL TechConnect Setting up a library iPad program: Guidelines for success by Sara Q. Thompson Full Text Full Text […]