The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is a division of the American Library Association (ALA) whose members are academic librarians and other interested individuals. Currently, ACRL's over 12,000 members account for nearly 20 percent of the total ALA membership. On the homepage, visitors can browse through areas that include Consulting Services, Awards & Scholarship, News & Press Center, and Online Learning. In the Advocacy & Issues area, visitors can learn about the ACRL's work in assisting the cause of specialized libraries and also read some advocacy papers and briefs. Moving on, the Publications area contains links to the Association's monthly news magazine, College & Research Libraries News and the bimonthly journal, College & Research Libraries. Additionally, visitors can sign up for news updates and connect via Twitter and other social media.