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Reminder - Apply now for Institute on Scholarly Communication

REMINDER: Application Deadline Wednesday, March 14

Past Participants Say:

"Thank you for an energizing, inspiring, thought-provoking
Institute! Objectives met and exceeded!"

"An amazing experience..."

"I have learned so much and have benefited from talking with so
many people with different experience and expertise."

"We learned, we laughed, we had fun, and we have a plan of

Apply now for the third ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly
Communication, July 18-20, 2007 in Washington, D.C. The deadline
for application is Wednesday, March 14, 2007. Acceptance to the
Scholarly Communication program is competitive and limited to 100

This jointly sponsored institute offers tools and techniques to
build a scholarly communication program or move an existing one
to the next level. Participants will assess their campus
environment before the institute and engage in 2 intensive days
of active learning. During the institute, participants will
develop customized program plan components to implement at their
home institutions. The institute sponsors are seeking
participation from a wide range of academic libraries, from
community colleges to research institutions. Institutions are
encouraged to propose teams that reflect various institutional
perspectives, such as librarians, library administrators, faculty
and campus administrators.

Complete details about the program as well as the online
application form and instructions can be found at:
www.ala.org/acrl/events (click "ACRL/ARL Institute on Scholarly
Communication"). For questions about the institute and/or the
application process, please contact Kara Malenfant, Scholarly
Communications and Government Relations Specialist, ACRL, at:
kmalenfant@ala.org; or Karla Hahn, Director, Office of Scholarly
Communications, ARL, at: karla@arl.org.


ACRL is a division of the American Library Association,
representing 13,000 academic and research librarians and
interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership
organization in North America that develops programs, products
and services to meet the unique needs of academic and research
librarians.  Its initiatives enable the higher education
community to understand the role that academic libraries play in
the teaching, learning and research environments.

ARL is an association of over 120 of the largest research
libraries in North America. The member institutions serve over
160,000 faculty researchers and scholars and more than 4 million
students in the U.S. and Canada. ARL's mission is to influence
the changing environment of scholarly communication and the
public policies that affect research libraries and the
communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the
goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in
public and information policy to the scholarly and higher
education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and
expertise, and shaping a future environment that leverages its
interests with those of allied organizations.