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Featured Teaching Librarian: Rebecca Snyder

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: Rebecca Snyder Institution: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Job … Continue reading

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Publication Editor for 2018-2020

The Instruction Section is seeking a Publication Editor. This volunteer position provides final-round editing for IS publications. The position is intended to ensure that IS publications are consistent, professional, and polished, and that they reflect well on IS and on … Continue reading

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September 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. September 2017 Site of the Month: Arizona State … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 2018 ALA Midwinter Current Issues Virtual Discussion Forum

The IS Current Issues Virtual 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 … Continue reading

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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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