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Featured Teaching Librarian: Marisa Méndez-Brady

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: Marisa L. Méndez-Brady Institution: California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Job Title: Reference and Instruction … Continue reading

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Recording for Management & Leadership Committee Discussion Series – Fostering Curiosity: Invigorating Your Library’s Teaching and Learning Culture through SoTL

On May 1st,  the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled Fostering Curiosity: Invigorating Your Library’s Teaching and Learning Culture through SoTL, which is now available for viewing via ACRL’s YouTube channel. Session slides are also … Continue reading

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Recording for Management & Leadership Committee Discussion Series – A Complaint has Been Filed. Now What? Strategies for Accessibility Remediation and Prioritization for Future Compliance

On April 24th,  the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled A Complaint has Been Filed. Now What? Strategies for Accessibility Remediation and Prioritization for Future Compliance, which is now available for viewing via ACRL’s YouTube … Continue reading

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May 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. May 2019 Site of the Month: Copyright Q … 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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Post-ACRL IS Membership Office Hours – April 23

Please join the IS Membership Committee for post-ACRL Virtual IS Membership Office Hours on Tuesday, April 23 at 12:30-1:30 pm CST, featuring IS Executive Committee member & ACRL presenter, Veronica Arellano Douglas – as well as other conference attendees who are members of … Continue reading

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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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April 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. April 2019 Site of the Month: Selecting Keywords to … 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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Volunteers needed for Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox Committee

The ACRL Instruction Section (IS) and ACRL Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee (SLILC) invite volunteers for a new Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox Committee in the Instruction Section. The creation of this committee marks the hand off of the … Continue reading

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