Transliteracy Librarian

Literacies for the 21st Century Academic Librarian

Tablets and the Academic Library: Comprehensive College Environment

Academic libraries have been researching the potential of tablets in terms of changing the way library user’s access information for several years. Spirited discussion about the use of tablet computing in … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pilot Studies, Information Literacy, and Skill Competencies

Designing and implementing a pilot program has many rewards and challenges.  Elementarily, a pilot initiative is designed to test logistics and gather information prior to the launch of a larger … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shifting Competencies

Web 2.0 has significantly altered how academic librarians develop collections, assist researchers, present findings, and engage and communicate with users. The scope of change is not quantifiable and is often … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Competing Priorities: Trust

It astonishes me how little we know about what each of us does at the library.  In my experience, technical services staff and librarians are often separated by doors and … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Academic Libraries and Infographics

Presenting library services, instructional materials, information, data, or announcements in innovative formats catches the attention of users, improves information retention, and increases opportunities for libraries to engage their constituents. I … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Infographics & Information Literacy

Presenting information, data, or library instruction content, in appealing and innovative formats offers librarians opportunities to engage students and library users in services, resources, and instruction. An infographic is a visual representation … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Twitter: Successful for Information Literacy Instruction

As a social media platform, Twitter is extremely easy to use and quick to adopt. Users distribute short snippets of information in a dynamic stream that is accessed on a … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment
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