Monthly Archives: April 2016

IS Election Results

Congratulations to the new IS officers! Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect: Merinda Kaye Hensley Secretary: Melissa Bowles-Terry Members-At-Large: Jo Angela Oehrli and Maura Seale For more ACRL election results, visit this page.  

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Cognitive Mapping the Library Tour

ACRL IS Newsletter article, extended content, by Marissa Mourer, Librarian for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Humboldt State University (Email:; Twitter: @marissamourer) As part of your one-shot instruction, a library tour has been requested. Are you measuring its … Continue reading

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IS Program at ALA to Focus on “Authority is Constructed and Contextual” Frame

The Instruction Section 2016 conference program will be held on Saturday, June 25 from 1-2:30 pm. at the Orlando Convention Center.  The topic for this year’s program is “Authority is Constructed and Contextual: A critical view.” Four invited panelists who … Continue reading

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Join us at the IS Soiree at ALA!

Join your colleagues at the IS Soiree Saturday, June 25, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. at David’s Club Bar & Grill, located at the Hilton Orlando.  This event is free and there is no minimum purchase required.  Food and beverages, … Continue reading

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Featured Teaching Librarian: Merinda Kaye Hensley

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: Merinda Kaye Hensley Job Title: Digital Scholarship Liaison … Continue reading

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March 2016 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. March 2016 Site of the Month:  Search for History … Continue reading

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