ACRL 2015

February 4, 2014 in ACRL, Slideshow by admin 40kacrl

ACRL – 2015
More than 300 carefully curated conference programs to help you stay at the  forefront of the profession.
A variety of formal and informal opportunities to network with more than 3,000 of your peers and colleagues.
Exhibits from more than 200 companies highlighting products and  services geared to the academic library community.
One year of free access to the ACRL 2015 Virtual Conference, including more than 130 slidecasts, discussions, and more.

Registration Open for ACRL Scholarly Communications Workshop

October 3, 2013 in ACRL, ACRL Scholarly Communication Workshop by admin 40kacrl

Registration is now open for the ACRL Scholarly Communications Workshop. Register at

The Oklahoma State University Libraries, in conjunction with the University of Oklahoma Libraries and the Oklahoma chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (OK-ACRL), will host the ACRL Scholarly Communications Workshop in Stillwater, OK. The workshop will be held in the Edmon Low Library on October 25th, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

This day-long workshop will be led by William Cross, JD, Director of the Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center at North Carolina State University and Molly Keener, Scholarly Communication Librarian at Wake Forest University. This national workshop is intended to provide a foundational understanding for participants and serve as a catalyst for action. Registration is $65 and a catered lunch will be provided.

What: ACRL Workshop “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement”

When: Friday, October 25th, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Where: Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Cost: $65 (lunch included)

For more information, or to register, visit the invitation page at

Save the Date! ACRL Scholarly Communication Workshop, October 25

September 23, 2013 in ACRL Scholarly Communication Workshop, Conference by admin 40kacrl

OK-ACRL, in collaboration with the OSU Libraries and the OU Libraries, will be hosting the national ACRL workshop, “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement,” on Oct. 25th. The day long workshop will be held at Oklahoma State University in the Edmon Low Library in Stillwater, OK. Look for registration information coming soon.

Save the Date: Scholarly Communication Workshop October 25, 2013

ACRL @ ALA Annual Conference

June 26, 2013 in ACRL, Slideshow by admin 40kacrl

Heading to the Windy City this weekend for the ALA Annual Conference?

Before finalizing your schedule, be sure to check out the list of ACRL activities held throughout the conference:


Photograph by Frank Kehren 2011.

Career Preparation for Library Students

May 10, 2013 in Slideshow, Workshops by admin 40kacrl

Should I submit a resume or a CV? How do I ace the interview?

Last month, members of OK-ACRL attended a meeting of the Oklahoma Library and Information Studies Student Association to provide general career preparation advice and resume review.

Want to see some of the things we discussed? Take a look at our presentation.

Who’s Tracking You?

April 29, 2013 in Uncategorized by admin 40kacrl

ALA’s Choose Privacy Week begins this Wednesday.

Check out resources, videos, programming ideas and more at

First Sale Doctrine Goes to the Supreme Court

March 19, 2013 in Legislative Advocacy, Slideshow by admin 40kacrl

Have you been keeping up with the recent case of Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc? If not, check out yesterday’s blog post on District Dispatch. 

Could the Supreme Court outlaw your library’s right to lend? by Carrie Russell

Don’t have time? Watch this 2-minute YouTube video reference in the post from Demand Progress.

ACRL 2013 Virtual Conference

March 7, 2013 in ACRL, Slideshow by admin 40kacrl

Travel budgets and packed schedules my prevent you from making it to Indianapolis is April for the ACRL conference — but don’t despair! You can still make plans to attend the ACRL Virtual Conference.

Offered April 11-12, the virtual conference is held in real-time so that you can view webcasts of presentations being held during the actual ACRL conference. You can also view archived slidecasts of contributed papers, cyber zed sheds, invited papers, and panel sessions after the conference ends.

To learn more, visit Virtual Conference page at

Registration ends April 11, 2013.

ACRL 2013: Imagine, Innovate, Inspire

February 7, 2013 in ACRL, Slideshow by admin 40kacrl

Experiencing a bout of the doldrums? Make plans to attend ACRL 2013 April 10 – 13. This year’s program will be held in Indianapolis and will focus on trends in academic and research librarianship.

Early Bird registration ends February 22.

ALA Midwinter Update on Value of Academic Libraries

February 7, 2013 in ACRL, Slideshow by admin 40kacrl

What is the value of an academic library? Read the update report from the ALA Midwinter Value of Academic Libraries forum.

The Value of Academic Libraries committee is an initiative of the Association of College and Research Libraries.