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Top 5 Articles on Accessibility

Compiled and annotated by Lindley Homol, Stephanie Weiss, and Denyse Rodrigues. Happy spring/early summer! It is the time of year many of us work on projects that take a bit more time and thought than typically available during the fall and winter terms. To inspire your work, we offer you a selection of articles on…

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Top 5 Articles on Teaching and Learning

Compiled and annotated by Hui-Fen Chang and Beth Tumbleson. Abrizah, A., I., Samaila, & Afiqah-Izzati, N. (2016). Systematic literature review informing LIS professionals on embedding librarianship roles. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 42(6), 636–643. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2016.08.010 The authors presented a systematic literature review of LIS literature on the roles of embedded librarianship. Fifty-six articles were selected for…

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Top 5 Articles on Open Educational Resources

Compiled and annotated by Erin Cassity and Rebecca Renirie. Happy New Year! As open educational resources (OERs) continue to gain traction in distance and online education, we chose to take a look at the top five recent articles covering these resources from a library perspective. This is an emerging topic, so we expect to see…

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Top 5 Articles on Creating Learning Objects

Compiled and annotated by Kim Wobick and Carrie Girton. With the start of a new school year, many of us are or will soon be creating and updating learning objects for our students. Whether you’re working on tutorials, infographics, or modules, these articles have great tips to get you started and help you create captivating…

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Top 5 Articles on Study Abroad

Compiled and annotated by Betsy Williams and Andrea Hebert. Summer is here, and dreams of exotic destinations abound. Just in time for summer vacation, the DLS Research and Publications Committee offers you a sampling of articles focused on library services for those lucky students and faculty in far flung destinations. Chan, K. P., Colvin, J.…

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Top 5 Articles on User Studies

Compiled and annotated by Carrie Bishop and Angie Thorpe. Several years ago, the ACRL Board of Directors approved a set of Standards for Distance Learning Library Services. Among these was the specification that, “a comprehensive bibliography of recent literature on distance learning library services” be made available on the DLS website. This is a smart…