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Recording for Management & Leadership Committee Discussion Series – Critical Assessment Practices: A Discussion on When and How to Use Student Learning Data

On March 13th,  the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled Critical Assessment Practices: A Discussion on When and How to Use Student Learning Data Without Doing Harm, which is now available for viewing via ACRL’s … Continue reading

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March 2019 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. March 2019 Site of the Month: Wheel of Sources … 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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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 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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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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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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