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Accepted PRIMO Projects – Fall 2016 and Spring 2017

The IS PRIMO Committee is delighted to announce that the following new projects were accepted into the PRIMO (Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online) database. The accepted projects are as follows: Fall 2016: Online Library Orientation for Distance Graduate Students Inform Your Thinking … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: Featured Teaching Librarian

Do you know someone who is an amazing teaching librarian?  If yes, consider nominating them as a Featured Teaching Librarian!   If you’re an amazing teaching librarian, consider nominating yourself. The ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee wants to highlight excellent … Continue reading

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Join us at the IS Soiree at ALA!

Join your colleagues at the ACRL Instruction Section Soiree Saturday, June 24, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at 720 South Grill, located at the Hilton Chicago.  This event is free and there is no minimum purchase required.  Food and beverages, … Continue reading

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ACRL IS Current Issue Discussion Digest –ALA Annual 2017

Title:   Teaching from the Archives: Creating Student -Centered Instruction with Archival Materials Discussion Conveners: Jill M. Borin, Reference Librarian and University Archivist and Molly M. Wolf, Reference Librarian and Sexuality Archivist, Widener University. June 24, 2017 | 4:30pm – 5:30pm … Continue reading

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June 2017 Site of the Month

The Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Committee of the Instruction Section of ACRL is pleased to announce that a new Site of the Month interview has been posted to our committee website. June 2017 Site of the Month: Finding Articles … Continue reading

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Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians in Higher Education

The ACRL Instruction Section’s Standards and Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators Revision Task Force has recently revised the document, “Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians in Higher Education.”  This revision was officially adopted by the ACRL Board of Directors in … Continue reading

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Featured Teaching Librarian: Amanda Hornby

Several times a year, the ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee selects and interviews a librarian who demonstrates a passion for teaching, innovation, and student learning. Nominate yourself or someone great! Name: Amanda Hornby Institution: University of Washington Job Title: Teaching & Learning … Continue reading

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May 2017 Site of the Month

The Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Committee of the Instruction Section of ACRL is pleased to announce that a new Site of the Month interview has been posted to our committee website. May 2017 Site of the Month: Y Search … Continue reading

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ACRL IS Preconference at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago

Interested in developing strategies and approaches for teaching with the Framework that incorporate a social justice lens? Register for the ACRL IS Preconference at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Going with (and Growing with) the Framework: Teaching Information … Continue reading

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ACRL IS/DLS/CJCLS Program at ALA Annual: “To Teach or Not To Teach Discovery Tools: Balancing Practical Instruction with the ACRL Information Literacy Framework”

Please join us at ALA Annual in Chicago on Saturday, June 24, 2017, 1:00-2:30 at MCP W179a for our panel discussion program on using discovery tools (Summon, Primo, EDS, etc.) in instruction utilizing the ACRL Information Literacy Framework. Description: As … Continue reading

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