Category Archives: committees

Featured Teaching Librarian: Justina Elmore

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: Justina Elmore Institution: University of Rochester Job Title: Outreach Librarian for the Social … Continue reading

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2019 Instruction Section Special Certificates of Recognition & Appreciation

The Instruction Section occasionally recognizes significant contributions to the field of information literacy alongside our established IS Awards. This year, we are pleased to join the IS Awards Committee in honoring two contributions with Special Certificates of Recognition and Appreciation. … Continue reading

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Recording for Management & Leadership Committee Discussion Series – Mindful Leadership: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Academic Library Instruction Program

On February 20th,  the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled Mindful Leadership: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Academic Library Instruction Program, which is now available for viewing via ACRL’s YouTube channel. Session notes and … 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 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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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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