Author Archives: ACRL Instruction

IS Member Orientation & Office Hours

The ACRL IS Membership Committee hosted our first virtual Office Hours & Member Orientation featuring special guest, IS Chair Meghan Sitar, on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Click here for the recorded session, in which you can explore some ways to engage … Continue reading

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Accepted PRIMO Projects – Fall 2018

The Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Committee of the Instruction Section of ACRL is pleased to announce that the following projects were accepted into the PRIMO database during its fall review cycle: Copyright Q & As: What kind of right … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: ACRL Instruction Section 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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Featured Teaching Librarian: Paul Showalter

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: Paul Showalter Institution: College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA Job Title: Coordinator of … Continue reading

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Featured Teaching Librarian: Jenny Stout

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:  Jenny Stout Institution: Virginia Commonwealth University Job Title: Teaching and Learning Librarian Number of Years … Continue reading

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2018 Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award: Sharon Mader

Sharon Mader is the 2018 recipient of the Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award.  The 2017/2018 Awards Committee conducted this interview with her. Of your many accomplishments over the years, what are you the most proud? The accomplishment of which I … Continue reading

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2018 Innovation Award Winner: 23 Framework Things

Trent Brager, University of St. Thomas, Amy Mars, St. Catherine University, and Kim Pittman, University of Minnesota-Duluth, for their work on 23 Framework Things, a free online professional development opportunity that helps librarians engage at their own pace through readings, … Continue reading

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2018 Rockman Award Winner Interview: Jennifer Nutefall

Jennifer Nutefall won the 2018 Ilene F. Rockman Award.  She is the editor of the book Service Learning, Information Literacy, and Libraries.  The 2017/2018 Awards Committee conducted an interview with Jennifer after she received her award. What was the source … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 2019 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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Advance your career! Advance your profession! Join the ACRL/IS Mentoring Program!

Do you want to share your professional library instruction experience? Do you want to lead and build a relationship with a new colleague? Feel the need for some professional mentoring? Do you feel you need to develop your library instruction … Continue reading

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