Monthly Archives: April 2018

April 2018 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. April 2018 Site of the Month: Research Essentials … Continue reading

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Instruction Section committee appointment process for the coming year

Submitted on behalf of Meghan Sitar, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, ACRL Instruction Section I have completed the Instruction Section committee appointment process for the coming year. Following Merinda’s lead from last year, I wanted to make the process more transparent for the Section … Continue reading

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Recording for Collective Learning: Developing an Instruction Community of Practice

On April 11th the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled: Collective Learning: Developing an Instruction Community of Practice. Amanda Peters and Doreen Bradley (University of Michigan) and Marybeth McCartin (New York University) and Nicole Brown … Continue reading

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Featured Teaching Librarian: Becky Canovan

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. Name: Becky Canovan Institution: University of Dubuque Job Title: Assistant Director of Public Services Number of … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Teaching Methods Virtual Event Recording

On April 11th the Instruction Section’s Teaching Methods Committee hosted a virtual event titled: Gendered Labor and Library Instruction Coordination. Veronica Arellano Douglas and Joanna Gadsby, authors of Gendered Labor and Library Instruction Coordinators: The Undervaluing of Feminized Work, examined … Continue reading

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ACRL Instruction Section Members Needed for Interviews

Dear ACRL-IS members, As the Instruction Section transitions to a virtual community, we are exploring innovative and exciting ways to engage members! An enthusiastic and creative group of 2018 ALA Emerging Leaders are crafting a plan for member engagement alongside … Continue reading

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