Wednesday, January 13, 2016

DeWitt Wallace Library wins ACRL award

The DeWitt Wallace Library is proud to announce it has received the 2016 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award for the "college" category. The award recognizes the staff of a college, university, and community college library for programs that deliver exemplary services and resources to further the educational mission of the institution.

"I was absolutely thrilled when ACRL President Ann Campion Riley called me with the news," Terri Fishel, library director, said. "I have the pleasure of working with extremely talented, creative, and dedicated people, and this is affirmation for every one of them because each and every one contributes so much every day. I am delighted to have their work recognized by receiving this distinguished award. Thanks so much to the members of the selection committee."

Congratulations are also in order for the other two recipients: The Hudson County Community College Library in Jersey City, New Jersey, which won the community college category, and the Robert W. Woodruff Library at Atlanta University Center in Atlanta, Georgia, which won in the university category.

Read more about the Excellence in Academic Libraries Award including a list of past winners as well as Macalester College's announcement.

Friday, January 08, 2016

DeWitt Wallace Library joins Lever Press

New Open Access Initiative

The DeWitt Wallace Library is proud to be a member of the group launching Lever Press. Lever Press is an exciting new open access initiative and aims to acquire, develop, produce and disseminate a total of 60 new open-access scholarly titles by the end of 2020.


Library Director Member of Oversight Committee

Terri Fishel, the Library Director, is a member of the Lever Press Oversight Committee. This group will begin work to assemble an Editorial Board that will be responsible for approving Lever Press publications.

Read the announcement from Lever Press now or the news from Inside Higher Ed.