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ACRL releases Mobile Technology and Academic Libraries: Innovative Services for Research and Learning

“The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Mobile Technology and Academic Libraries: Innovative Services for Research and Learning,” edited by Robin Canuel and Chad Crichton. This is a detailed and thorough examination of technology that’s emerging now, and how to incorporate it into your library to help the students and researchers of both today and tomorrow.” (via ALA)

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New ACRL report highlights library contributions to student learning and success

“Through a new report issued by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), “Academic Library Impact on Student Learning and Success: Findings from Assessment in Action Team Projects,” the higher education community now has compelling assessment findings that tell a strong story about the multiple ways that academic libraries are contributing to student learning and success. The report focuses on projects completed during the third and final year as part of the program Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success (AiA) from April 2015 to June 2016. Teams from more than 50 campuses completed assessment projects and reported on them individually (fully searchable online), and this synthesis builds on past findings from an additional 150 projects completed during the first and second years of the AiA program as context.” (via ALA)

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ACRL report shows compelling evidence of library contributions to student learning and success

“A new report issued by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), “Documented Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success: Building Evidence with Team-Based Assessment in Action Campus Projects,” shows compelling evidence for library contributions to student learning and success. The report focuses on dozens of projects conducted as part of the program Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success (AiA) by teams that participated in the second year of the program, from April 2014 to June 2015.” (via ALA)

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Lynn Silipigni Connaway named Vice Chair of ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Initiative

“OCLC Senior Research Scientist Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., has been named vice chair of the ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Initiative, an initiative from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). This initiative is charged with helping academic libraries demonstrate their alignment with and impact on institutional outcomes. As vice chair of the Value of Academic Libraries Initiative, Lynn will serve as one of the leaders of the initiative. In addition, Lynn has been appointed a committee member. Her role on the committee includes identifying opportunities for the promotion and advancement of academic libraries. Her term on the committee is for two years and her term as vice chair is 1 July 2013 – 30 June 2014.” (via OCLC)

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ACRL releases 2010 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

ALA Pres Release – “The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “2010 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. The three-volume set includes associate of arts institutions, master’s colleges and universities/baccalaureate colleges and research/doctoral-granting institutions. The individual volumes for associates colleges, masters/baccalaureate and doctoral-granting institutions are also available for purchase.”

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