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Association of College and Research Libraries

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Works: 877 works in 1,462 publications in 1 language and 27,998 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Lists  Bibliographies  Conference papers and proceedings  Manuscripts  History  Serial publications  Book reviews  Handbooks and manuals  Abstracts 
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College and research libraries by Association of college and research libraries (Etats-Unis)( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of members of the association in v. 1-
College & research libraries news( )

in English and held by 2,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains listings of job openings, classified advertisements, internet reviews, library news, some full text articles, and listings of articles about the administration and operation of college and research libraries
Choice : publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association( )

in English and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A searchable database of reviews issued in the print magazine Choice (Chicago, Ill.) since Sept. 1988
Academic library trends and statistics for Carnegie classification( )

in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete data set from ACRL's comprehensive statistics-gathering project encompassing all academic libraries
Planning academic and research library buildings by Philip D Leighton( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The completely updated and expanded edition of this classic text reviews all aspects of planning and construction of academic and research library buildings. Planning a new building that fulfills the needs and expectations of users and staff is a true challenge. New technology has put an increasing burden on library planners to develop a flexible building to accommodate the future library. However, even in the present academic and research library, buildings need to serve dual purposeshouse the collection, support technology, and provide study and research space for users. While these uses are not mutually exclusive, they do require careful planning. The planning process is complicated by the need to budget and control expenses while ensuring that space is available for every library need now and in the foreseeable future. The job of planning and designing a library building often falls on the shoulders of those who have little experience in such a huge undertaking. They are also usually charged with multiple tasks, including budgeting, fundraising, hiring architects and consultants, and then implementing and coordinating the entire process. Because it is so comprehensive, Planning Academic and Research Library Buildings can be used by librarians, planners, architects, designers, consultants, and academic administrators as a complete planning tool. It addresses every planning aspect from the moment the idea of a new building is first conceived until the grand opening. Arranged in the same chronological order as the building planning process, the book explains each step thoroughly and clearly. The book details: * the planning process; * alternatives to a new building; * the building program; * budgeting and expense control; * building additions and renovation; * planning and citing; * design development; * contract documents; and * bidding, legal, and business concerns and construction. The authors explain which questions need to be answered first in the planning process. In addition, the key factors that must be considered when planning a new building are thoroughly explained, such as: * aesthetic and functional concerns; * security; * interior design; * environmental control; * adaptability and support of technology; * housing the collection; and * accommodations for reading. Specific and select library building examples are used to illustrate points and clarify solutions to problems. Appendixes include program examples, formulas and tables, the ALA Building Blocks guideline, and environmental conditions for book preservation. A comprehensive bibliography provides both in print and online resources on building planning. A glossary is included to clarify terms to the variety of users of this book. - Publisher
Books for college libraries : a core collection of 50,000 titles by Association of College and Research Libraries( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choice reviews( )

in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consisted of a searchable database of reviews issued in the print magazine Choice (Chicago, Ill.) since Sept. 1988. Beginning with vol. 44, no. 1 (Sept. 2006), resource also includes editorial content from print version
Rare books and manuscripts librarianship by Association of college and research libraries (Etats-Unis)( )

in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standards and assessment for academic libraries : a workbook by William Neal Nelson( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors incorporate academic librarianship goals and evaluation into an outcomes assessment model based in part on the ACRL College Library Standards. Topics such as planning, assessment charts, the library's contribution to institutional goals, and communication are described
RBM : a journal of rare books, manuscripts, and cultural heritage by Association of college and research libraries (Etats-Unis)( )

in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restructuring academic libraries : organizational development in the wake of technological change by Charles A Schwartz( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Restructuring Academic Libraries: Organizational Development in the Wake of Technological Change is a collection of nineteen essays and case studies about the challenges libraries face today. It assesses a broad range of opportunities and achievements. It emphasizes both the theory and practice of boundary spanning to: integrate previously independent library units, ally the library and the computing center, develop state and regional consortia, and enhance the academy's contribution to society at large." "Without such efforts, libraries would face organizational decay, primarily a loss of relevance on campus. With such efforts, libraries can take the lead in adapting information technology to higher education."--Jacket
Books and society in history : papers of the Association of College and Research Libraries rare books and manuscripts preconference, 24-28 June, 1980, Boston, Massachusetts by Association of College and Research Libraries( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books for college libraries; a core collection of 40,000 titles by Association Of College And Research Libraries. Chicago( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to security considerations and practices for rare book, manuscript, and special collection libraries( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Guide to Security Considerations and Practices for Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collection Libraries is the first such book intended specifically to address security in special collection libraries. Containing nineteen chapters, the book covers such topics as background checks, reading room and general building design, technical processing, characteristics and methods of thieves, materials recovery after a theft, and security systems. While other topics are touched upon, the key focus of this volume is on the prevention of theft of rare materials. The work is supplemented by several appendices, one of which gives brief biographies of recent thieves and another of which publishes Allen s important Blumberg Survey, which she undertook after that thief s conviction. The text is supported by illustrations, a detailed index, and an extensive bibliography. The work, compiled and edited by Everett C. Wilkie, Jr., contains contributions from Anne Marie Lane, Jeffrey Marshall, Alvan Bregman, Margaret Tenney, Elaine Shiner, Richard W. Oram, Ann Hartley, Susan M. Allen, and Daniel J. Slive, all members of the ACRL Rare Books & Manuscripts Section (RBMS) and experts in rare materials and the security of these materials within special collections. This work is essential reading for all those concerned with special collection security, from general library administrators to rare book librarians. --
ACRL university library statistics by Association of College and Research Libraries( )

in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering librarians : profiles of a profession by Mary Jane Scherdin( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The studies of the librarian's profession included in this book focus on recruitment of versatile, creative, and intelligent people to the profession. The book has four sections, each containing relevant papers. Section 1 presents an overview and recent studies of vocational inventories. Section 2 describes a national study on updating the vocational profiles of library and information professionals. Section 3 presents additional information about librarians and the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory, and Section 4 explores the future of the profession. Individual papers are as follows: (1) "Marian the Librarian--The Truth behind the Image" (Deborah J. Grimes); (2) "Librarians and Information Professionals: How Do We Resemble Each Other?" (Mary Jane Scherdin); (3) "sigi plus: a Case Study in Changing Images" (Sheila Ann Delacroix); (4) "Interests and Skills of Librarians as Measured by the Campbell Interest and Skill Survey" (Richard W. Johnson, and others); (5) "From Children's Books to CD-ROMs: Life for Librarians Today" (Mary Jane Scherdin); (6) "Librarians in Transition: Profiles on the Strong Interest Inventory" (Indra David and Mary Jane Scherdin); (7) "Vive la Difference: Exploring Librarian Personality Types Using the mbti (tm)" (Mary Jane Scherdin); (8) "Working Together: Research in Texas Libraries Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator" (Nancy Boykin Bounds, and others); (9) "Using the mbti for Team Building" (Maureen Sullivan); (10) "Enhancing Teaching Skills Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator" (Kathleen Gunning); (11) "Recruitment Implications, Issues, and Future Action" (Margaret Myers); and (12) "Finale: Reflections, Conclusions, Questions ..." (Sandra Pfahler). (Sld)
Librarians serving diverse populations : challenges and opportunities by Lori Mestre( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A qualitative and quantitative assessment and research study of the paths and experiences of librarians whose duties include serving diverse cultures. Through surveys, interviews, and evaluation of documents, the author explores issues and challenges raised by the results of the research study. Mestre provides recommendations for improvements to curricula and training at Library Schools, for libraries seeking someone to fill positions such as diversity librarian positions, for follow-up training and support after librarians are hired and for how to strengthen diversity efforts. Also included are two chapters that provide guidance for getting started as a liaison for diversity and cross-cultural efforts in academic libraries. This book is the first such research study in academic librarianship
Library statistics of colleges and universities( )

in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RCL : resources for college libraries, 2007( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This seven-volume set offers a core collection of hand-selected titles in 58 curriculum-specific subject areas. Volumes are organized into broad subject areas such as Humanities, Languages and Literature, History, Social Sciences and Professional Studies, Science and Technology, and Interdisciplinary and Area Studies. The seventh volume provides helpful cross-referencing indexes which explain the relationship between RCL subject taxonomy and LC ranges. New to this edition are the inclusion of interdisciplinary subject areas and the selection of electronic resources and web sites essential for undergraduate library collections. Non-book selections will be easily identified by a graphic indicator included in the item record. All selections will be assigned an audience level marker indicating whether the title is most appropriate for lower-division undergraduate, upper-division undergraduate, faculty, or general readership. Records will also include a notation if they previously appeared in BCL3 (Books for College Libraries, 1988) or have been reviewed by Choice
New horizons for academic libraries : papers presented at the first national conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, Boston, Massachusetts, November 8-11, 1978 by Association of College and Research Libraries( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Standards and assessment for academic libraries : a workbook
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A.C.R.L. (Association of College and Research Libraries)

ACRL

ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries)

American Library Association Association of College and Research Libraries

Association of College & Research Libraries

Association of college and research libraries

Association of College and Research Libraries Bibliographic Standards

Association of College and Research Libraries Bibliographic Standards Committee

Association of College and Research Libraries (U.S.)

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Restructuring academic libraries : organizational development in the wake of technological changeLibrarians serving diverse populations : challenges and opportunitiesRCL : resources for college libraries, 2007