Author Archives: ACRL Instruction

Featured Teaching Librarian: Katharine Macy

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: Katharine Macy Institution: Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis Job Title: Business & Economics Librarian … Continue reading

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Annual Virtual Discussion Forum Recording

Thanks to everyone who attended the Annual Virtual Discussion Forum this past Wednesday, sponsored by the Discussion Group Steering Committee of ACRL’s Instruction Section! Here are the links to the recording, chat transcript, and digest of the forum. Recording: https://youtu.be/DjqJ9ySmBYQ … Continue reading

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Multilingual Glossary for Today’s Library Users

The Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee of the ACRL Instruction Section is pleased to present the Multilingual Glossary for Today’s Library Users, now available as a Google Doc. This multilingual glossary includes a language table of commonly-used library terms presented … Continue reading

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May 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. May 2018 Site of the Month: Basics of … Continue reading

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2018 IS Annual Virtual Discussion Forum Digest

Title: Critical Reading for Learning and Social Change: A Panel Discussion Discussion Conveners: Hannah Gascho Rempel, Associate Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences Librarian, Graduate Student Services Coordinator, and Anne-Marie Deitering, Associate University Librarian for Learning Services, both of Oregon State … Continue reading

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Five Things You Should Read About Asset-Based Teaching

ACRL Instruction Section Research and Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the publication of its annual list of “Five Things You Should Read About…” a current topic relevant to library instruction. This year, the committee chose to focus on Asset-Based Teaching. … Continue reading

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Recording for Creating the Big Picture: Improving Instruction Programming through Curriculum Mapping

On April 25th the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled Creating the Big Picture: Improving Instruction Programming through Curriculum Mapping. Stefanie Metko and Amanda MacDonald (Virginia Tech) covered the purposes and goals for a curriculum … Continue reading

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Featured Teaching Librarian: Hannah Gascho Rempel

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: Hannah Gascho Rempel Institution: Oregon State University Job Title: Science Librarian & Graduate Student Services … Continue reading

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Recordings Available: Building Virtual Community Brainstorming Sessions

Recordings are now available for the ACRL Instruction Section Building Virtual Community Task Force Brainstorming Sessions. Materials for the May 25 session on Virtual Tools for Professional Development and New Avenues for In-Person and Virtual Social Connections are at: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1RoaM3bz4kEiVnIbNF6Z_P3C1mrGxix14?usp=sharing … Continue reading

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2018 IS Annual Virtual Discussion Forum

Critical reading is defined as reading for a “. . . deeper understanding of how information is constructed, valued, and embedded within larger conversations.” But how can we best integrate critical reading into our professional practice? Join the ACRL Instruction … Continue reading

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