Author Archives: ACRL Instruction

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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IS Building Virtual Community Task Force First Annual Report

In 2017-2018, two Instruction Section groups investigated how the IS could re-envision itself as a virtual section. Now that we no longer hold events at ALA Annual, how do we maximize the professional development, service, and networking opportunities offered by … Continue reading

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Emerging Leaders Report on Building a Virtual Home for the Instruction Section

I’m pleased to present the report of the 2018 Emerging Leaders Group D, who worked on behalf of the Instruction Section to envision the next five years of our transition to a virtual-only Section. As the Building Virtual Community Task … 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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Tips and Trends: New Issue on Course Design Frameworks

The ACRL Instruction Section, Instructional Technologies Committee, has published their latest Tips and Trends article, “Frameworks for Blended and Online Course Design,” written by Sarah McDaniel. Tips and Trends introduces and discusses new, emerging or even familiar technologies that can … Continue reading

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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 our Annual Virtual Discussion Forum this past Wednesday: Critical Reading for Learning and Social Change, sponsored by the Discussion Group Steering Committee of ACRL’s Instruction Section! Here are the links to the recording, chat transcript, and digest … 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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