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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

May 2017 Site of the Month: Y Search Interview With: Elise Silva, Leanna Fry-Balci Interviewer: Gabriel Duque Project Description: Y Search is a website produced by library instructors at Brigham Young University for use in blended learning instruction with First-Year … 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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ACRL ISTM Virtual Event Recording and Materials

On April 25, 2017 the ACRL IS Teaching Methods committee hosted a conversation with Melissa Bowles-Terry and Cassandra Kvenild, authors of Classroom Assessment Techniques for Librarians (ALA 2015). Melissa and Cassandra discussed how they integrate assessment into their instruction and … Continue reading

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Featured Teaching Librarian: Christina Holm

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: Christina Holm Institution: Kennesaw State University Job Title: Instruction Coordinator Number … Continue reading

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April 2017 Site of the Month

April 2017 Site of the Month: Scholarship is a Conversation Interview With: Joelle Pitts Interviewer: Marcia Rapchak Project Description: The New Literacies Alliance is an inter-institutional consortium of academic libraries aimed at building ACRL Framework-based online information literacy lessons. The … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 2017 ALA Annual Current Issues Discussion Forum

The IS Current Issues Discussion Forum is an excellent opportunity for instruction librarians to explore and discuss topics related to library instruction and information literacy. The steering committee welcomes proposals from individuals who are interested in convening this discussion at … Continue reading

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March 2017 Site of the Month

March 2017 Site of the Month: Search Strategies Interview With: Joelle Pitts Interviewer: Lindy Scripps-Hoekstra Project Description: The New Literacies Alliance is an inter-institutional consortium of academic libraries aimed at building ACRL Framework-based online information literacy lessons. The lessons can … Continue reading

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2017 ALA Midwinter Current Issues Virtual Discussion Forum

“Extreme Makeover: A Blueprint for Redefining the Role of the Liaison Librarian in the Academic Library” Discussion Convener: Cinthya Ippoliti, Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services, Oklahoma State University Library February 8, 2017 |2:00 pm 3:00 pm Central Time … Continue reading

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