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Category Archives: Competency

Marketing & Promoting & Outreach

Robust, relevant, and responsive outreach programs developed and delivered within academic libraries aim to engage and support learners, non-users, the under-served, persons with special needs, and targeted groups. The library community … Continue reading

03/18/2017 · Leave a comment

Competencies for Outreach Librarians

Robust, relevant, and responsive outreach programs developed and delivered within academic libraries aim to engage and support learners, non-users, the under-served, persons with special needs, and targeted groups. The library community … Continue reading

02/13/2017 · Leave a comment

Course Managment Systems & Librarians

More than two decades ago articles reviewing, posturing, and exploring the potential when course or learning management systems (CMS or LMS) intersect with library work began appearing in library literature and … Continue reading

12/30/2016 · Leave a comment

E-Learning, Blended Instruction, & Academic Librarians

Integrating library services and instruction across curriculums provides opportunities for building strong, respectful, creative, and innovative relationships between librarians, staff, faculty, and students. Strategies for connecting with colleagues and faculty … Continue reading

10/18/2016 · Leave a comment

Getting Summer Reading Right

Summer beckons with possibilities for reading on the front porch with cups of tea at the ready and stacks of books from which to choose for the afternoon’s delight. How … Continue reading

06/29/2016 · Leave a comment

Cultural Competency

A few years ago after a staff meeting where diversity, higher education communication, and delivering services held central to the discussion, a manager approached me and a colleague inquiring about … Continue reading

05/26/2016 · Leave a comment

PD: The What, When, Why, and How

Planning for and actively developing our professional skills and competencies is foundational to librarianship. Quarterly, I take stock of where I lack a skill and identify what strengths could be enhanced … Continue reading

04/23/2016 · Leave a comment