Author Archives: Hilary Bussell

Fostering Curiosity: Invigorating Your Library’s Teaching and Learning Culture through SoTL (ACRL IS Management & Leadership Committee)

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 11:00am – 12:00pm (CST) Registration: https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/e78059895773808c8c34be5db4a05ad8 The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) is an area of inquiry ripe for librarian involvement that provides opportunities to engage with deeper questions around pedagogy and student learning. This online … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: 2019 Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award

Submission Deadline: Friday, December 7, 2018 This award recognizes an individual librarian who has built a record of contributions over time that have advanced the pursuit of teaching and learning in a college or research library environment. The award honors … Continue reading

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IS Seeks Liaison to the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience

The ACRL Instruction Section (IS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (through July 2021) as the ACRL liaison to the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience.  Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between the … Continue reading

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New Selected Resources

The ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee has added new committee-recommended sources to their Selected Resources for Teaching Methods and Instructional Design in Library Instruction and their Selected Resources for Assessment in Library Instruction Lists. The committee updates these lists … 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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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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Join us at the IS Soiree at ALA!

Join your colleagues at the ACRL Instruction Section Soiree Saturday, June 24, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at 720 South Grill, located at the Hilton Chicago.  This event is free and there is no minimum purchase required.  Food and beverages, … Continue reading

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2017 ALA Midwinter Current Issues Virtual Discussion Forum

“Extreme Makeover: A Blueprint for Redefining the Role of the Liaison Librarian in the Academic Library” Discussion Convener: Cinthya Ippoliti, Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services, Oklahoma State University Library February 8, 2017 |2:00 pm 3:00 pm Central Time … Continue reading

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