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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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Management & Leadership Committee Spring Webinars Beginning Next Week

Emotions in the Workplace Wednesday, February 26, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CST Register: https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Zdzg4HkUTF-So1HUxL3_Nw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Many different forms of work contain a requirement, often unspoken, for employees … Continue reading

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ACRL IS Membership Office Hour: Orientation to the Instruction Section

Are you new to academic librarianship, ACRL, or the Instruction Section (IS) and wondering where your professional home might be — or how to navigate and be involved in IS? Please mark your calendars for 4p EST/3p CST/1p PST Wed., Feb. 5, for … Continue reading

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Accepted PRIMO Projects – Fall 2019

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: Library Research Tutorials (Marley Killgore, Nate Beyerink, Anthony Rodgers, … Continue reading

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Tips and Trends: New Issue on Video Tutorials

The ACRL Instruction Section, Instructional Technologies Committee, has published their latest Tips and Trends article about Video Tutorials. This issue explores how video tutorials are used to inform researchers about general and advanced research techniques, demonstrate how to use specific electronic … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 2020 ACRL Current Issues Virtual Discussion Forum

Is there an instruction issue you wish more folks were talking about? The IS Current Issues Virtual Discussion Forum is an opportunity for library workers to explore and discuss pressing topics related to library instruction and information literacy. The IS … Continue reading

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Diversity & Inclusion Task Force Survey

The Diversity & Inclusion Task Force has produced a survey to identify needed diversity & inclusion resources related to information literacy and instruction, and gather recommendations for the future of the Instruction Section regarding supporting diversity and inclusion within instruction … Continue reading

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December 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. A description of the project has been provided … Continue reading

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November 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. A description of the project has been provided … Continue reading

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October 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. October 2019 PRIMO Site of the Month: Reading … Continue reading

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