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Becoming an Evaluator on an Accreditation Team

Jack Pond, Vice President of ACCJC updated his advice to librarians with this contribution to the CCL Outlook: Peer evaluation is unique to higher education in the United States, and it relies on a pool of qualified individuals with expertise…

Participate in the Future of the California Community Colleges?

Participate in Identifying the future of the California Community Colleges. Strategic Vision for the California Community College System “The Chancellor’s Office, with support from the Foundation for California Community Colleges, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation,…

Library of the Future: Center for the Future of Libraries

The Center has identified Trends relevant to Libraries and librarianship. Trends are organized into seven categories – Society, Technology, Education, the Environment, Politics (and Government), Economics, and Demographics This collection is available to help libraries and librarians understand how trends…

SJSU LIS Publications Wiki – CCL Outlook

The San Jose State Library and Information Science (LIS) Publications Wiki has an analytical entry for the CCL Outlook Newsletter at: https://goo.gl/CQmNMf   If you’re part of the LIS world and want to share your knowledge and ideas through your…

“Fake News” Is In Our Library News

Many articles on “Fake News” (including one in this current CCL Outlook) have appeared in professional journals, social media and been sent out on listservs. The subject is a natural one for librarians to own and write about. From the…

ACRL FRAMEWORK SANDBOX OPEN FOR BUSINESS

The ACRL Framework Sandbox, launched in early December at sandbox.acrl.org is now inviting contributions. Searching is freely available to everyone – you don’t need a login to start searching. The Sandbox is a place to discover ways to use the Framework…

ALA Takes A Stand

CHICAGO —1/30/2017 ALA OPPOSES NEW ADMINISTRATION POLICIES THAT CONTRADICT CORE VALUES Today American Library Association President Julie Todaro released the following statement responding to recent actions by the new administration and specifically addressing issues regarding access to information, discrimination and…

CCCCO Takes a Stand

CCCCO TAKES A STAND http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/Portals/0/DocDownloads/PressReleases/DEC2016/PR-Principles-12-5-16-FINAL.pdf PRESS RELEASE December 5, 2016  California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Provides Guidance Related to Undocumented Students   SACRAMENTO – The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office today provided a guiding statement of principles to the system’s 113…

Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

Nominations Due by Dec. 2 2016 The Excellence in Academic Libraries Award recognizes academic librarians and staff who work together as a team to develop academic libraries that are outstanding in furthering the educational missions of their institutions. Academic libraries…

What Were The CCL Executive Board Members Reading?

(Contributed at the July 14 Board Retreat in Santa Barbara) Dark Invasion, by Harold Blum  — Meghan Chen (Mt San Antonio) Moon Kaua’a (Moon Handbooks) — Pearl Ly   (Skyline) Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently By Dawna…

What Were The CCL Executive Board Members Reading?

What Were The CCL Executive Board Members Reading? (contributed at the July 14 Board Retreat in Santa Barbara)   When Breath Becomes Air, by Dr. Paul Kalanithi  — Meghan Chen (Mt San Antonio)   Redesigning America’s Community Colleges by Thomas…

Using Infopeople for Professional Development From Your Desk

Infopeople continues to archive their free Webinars on a variety of topics at: https://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar/archived   Unfortunately, the Training Material from Past Workshops section at: https://infopeople.org/content/infopeople-training-material-past-workshops has  been updated with only one addition since 2010. When asked about these omissions, the…

Next Steps for FirstSearch and WorldCat Discovery

OCLC plans to develop a new version of FirstSearch with the full-featured searching of WorldCat required by many researchers and library staff. This search functionality will also be available to WorldCat Discovery subscribers. The new version of FirstSearch will have…

Academic Libraries for Incarcerated Students (ALIS)

Academic Libraries for Incarcerated Students (ALIS) by Cheryl Stewart Coastline College California has a total of 35 state-run prisons where thousands of students are enrolled in college classes. These California Community College AA degree candidates have neither Internet access nor…

What Were The CCL Executive Board Members Reading?

(At the January 2016 Meeting in Ontario CA) Bicycle Diaries  by David Byrne — Matt Magnuson (West Hills – Coalinga) Pacific by Simon Winchester – James Wiser (CC Libraries Consortium) The Barbarian Nurseries: A Novel by Hector Tobar — Mark…