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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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2020 Dudley Award Winner Interview: Veronica Arellano Douglas

Veronica Arellano Douglas, Instruction Coordinator at the University of Houston Libraries,  is the 2020 recipient of the Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award.  2019/2020 Dudley Award Committee member Carrie Forbes conducted an interview with Veronica after she received her award.  Considering … Continue reading

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2020 Rockman Award Winner Interview: Amanda L. Folk

Amanda L. Folk won the 2020 Ilene F. Rockman Award for her article, “Reframing Information Literacy as Academic Cultural Capital: A Critical and Equity-Based Foundation for Practice, Assessment, and Scholarship,” published in 2019 by College & Research Libraries. 2019/2020 Rockman … 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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2019 Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award: Megan Oakleaf

Megan Oakleaf is the 2019 recipient of the Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award. Megan accepted this award at the ACRL Annual Conference on April 11, 2019. The 2018/2019 Awards Committee would like to share her acceptance speech as a means … Continue reading

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2019 Special Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation: Brad Sietz

The 2019 Instruction Section has chosen two recipients for a Special Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation.  Brad Sietz, LOEX Director for the LOEX Conference and LOEX Quarterly, has received one of those certificates.  LOEX is a self-supporting, non-profit educational clearinghouse for … Continue reading

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2019 Special Certificates of Recognition & Appreciation: Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium

Nicole Pagowsky and the organizing committee comprised of Scott Buchanan, Jessica Calderwood, Jen Nichols, Anthony Sanchez, Maribeth Slebodnik, and Niamh Wallace, received the Special Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation for creating the Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium (CLAPS) held at … Continue reading

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2019 Innovation Award Winner Interview: Undergrad Research & Writing Studio

Chris Ervin (Undergrad Research & Writing Studio Coordinator), Jane Nichols (Head, Teaching & Engagement Librarians), Beth Filar Williams (Library Experience & Access Department Head), Hannah Gascho Rempel (College of Agricultural Sciences Librarian & Graduate Student Services Coordinator), Dennis Bennett (Writing … Continue reading

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2019 Rockman Award Winner Interview: Stefanie R. Bluemle

Stefanie R. Bluemle won the 2019 Ilene F. Rockman Award for her article “Post-Facts: Information Literacy and Authority after the 2016 Election,” published in 2018 by portal: Libraries & the Academy. The 2018/2019 Awards Committee conducted an interview with Stefanie … 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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