Register by Monday for “Critical Thinking About Sources” Webcast & Discussion!

Registration for this event will close on Monday, 4/30. Don’t miss out!

ACRL Maryland is sponsoring another FREE webcast viewing and discussion/networking event! Join us to watch the ACRL webcast “Critical Thinking About Sources: Lessons and Activities for First-Year Students” and participate in a discussion with other attendees. All are welcome; membership is not necessary. Please register to attend.

Day: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM 

Place: University of Maryland McKeldin Library Room 7121

Register: https://goo.gl/forms/FJpDysIIDLjyzOcq2

 

 

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Friday deadline to reserve a spot: Tour the National Gallery of Art and Library

Deadline to register is this Friday! Reserve your spot by registering now! (No CEUs will be awarded.)

What: free docent led tour of the Cézanne Portraits exhibition, and the National Gallery of Art Library!

When: June 14, 2018, 10:30 am-3 pm
Where: National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Use the ACRL MD carpool sign-up if you’d like to try to share a ride, or plan to get to D.C. in whatever way fits your own schedule and budget.

Lunch will be open-ended and self-pay during a break between the art exhibition and library tour. Choices in the area range from food trucks to table cloths.

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There’s still time to sign up for our spring tour at the National Gallery of Art and Library!

Reserve your spot by registering before April 27, 2018! (No CEUs will be awarded.)

What: free docent led tour of the Cézanne Portraits exhibition, and the National Gallery of Art Library!

When: June 14, 2018, 10:30 am-3 pm
Where: National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Use the ACRL MD carpool sign-up if you’d like to try to share a ride, or plan to get to D.C. in whatever way fits your own schedule and budget.

Lunch will be open-ended and self-pay during a break between the art exhibition and library tour. Choices in the area range from food trucks to table cloths.

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Paul Cézanne The Gardener Vallier 1906

 

“Critical Thinking About Sources: Lessons and Activities for First-Year Students” Webcast & Discussion – Free!

ACRL Maryland is sponsoring another FREE webcast viewing and discussion/networking event! Join us to watch the ACRL webcast “Critical Thinking About Sources: Lessons and Activities for First-Year Students” and participate in a discussion with other attendees. All are welcome; membership is not necessary. Please register to attend.

Day: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM 

Place: University of Maryland McKeldin Library Room 7121

Register: https://goo.gl/forms/FJpDysIIDLjyzOcq2

 

 

Spring Tour: National Gallery of Art and Library!

Join ACRL MD for a free docent led tour of the Cézanne Portraits exhibition, followed by an inside look at the National Gallery of Art Library!

When: June 14, 2018, 10:30 am-3 pm
Where: National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Reserve your spot by registering before April 27, 2018! (No CEUs will be awarded.)

Plan to get to D.C. in whatever way fits your own schedule and budget. ACRL MD has a handy carpool sign-up if you’d like to try to share a ride.

Lunch will be open-ended and self-pay during a break between the art exhibition and library tour. Choices in the area range from food trucks to table cloths.

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Paul Cezanne, The Grandpa of Instagram by memecenter user recyclebin

 

 

ACRL-MD Silent Auction Basket for 2018 MLA/DLA Conference

ACRL-MD is putting together a basket for the 2018 MLA/DLA Conference Silent Auction, which raises money for scholarships. The theme is: Gift Cards Galore! (**actual cards and arrangement may vary)

Gift Cards

Just missing a couple of things: the Gift Cards!

If you would like to contribute, please send your gift cards (with the dollar amount on them) OR monetary donations for me to buy gift cards. You can send CASH or CHECKS (made payable to Regina Rose).

Send your donations to Regina Rose, at Stevenson University 100 Campus Circle, Brown Building Library, Owings Mills, MD 21117.

Questions? Please email rrose2@stevenson.edu or call Regina at 443-352-4233.

 

Happy new year from your ACRL MD!

If your new year resolutions include professional engagement, get involved with ACRL MD in 2018. There are many ways!

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Attend the monthly virtual meetings and bi-monthly journal club!

Join our 11 am discussions online at: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2012176&password=M.EFF327145BA70AF1D6C64C108FC41A

The schedule for the rest of this membership year is:

  • January 19, 2018 (includes journal club)
  • February 16, 2018
  • March 16, 2018 (includes journal club)
  • April 20, 2018
  • May 18, 2018 (includes journal club)
  • June 15, 2018
  • July 20, 2018 (includes journal club)

Join a work group to help build ACRL MD!

Contact Sara Arnold-Garza sarnoldgarza@towson.edu (except where noted) to express interest in a work group:

  • Membership/outreach
  • Social/networking
  • Scholarship/sponsorship
  • Mentoring/job shadow
  • CRAB submissions – Please contact Monique Clark (mclark@ubalt.edu) and Claire Holmes (cholmes@towson.edu) if you are interested in writing about Maryland’s academic libraries and librarians for the CRAB.

Participate in Professional Development Programming and Socializing!

More details coming soon about our winter social. We will reprise duckpin bowling in February for some family fun!

ACRL’s “Assessment in Action: Demonstrating and Communicating Library Contributions to Student Learning and Success” Workshop is jointly co-sponsored by the USMAI Library Consortium (USMAI), the Congress of Academic Library Directors of Maryland (CALD), and ACRL MD. This day-long event is scheduled for March 23, 2018 at Loyola University of Maryland’s Columbia Campus. Registration details coming soon.

The MLA/DLA Annual Conference will be held May 2 – 4, 2018 at the Hyatt-Chesapeake in Cambridge, MD and has a full track of programming sponsored by ACRL MD. Registration information will be provided when it becomes available.

Watch this space for updates about our Spring and Fall programs for 2018. We look forward to an exciting year of professional development and fun!