On Being a Librarian

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Category Archives: Defining

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

Developing Competencies

The ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee identified 10 trends popular in library literature, at conferences, and in academic libraries for the year 2012. Many of the identified trends resonate … Continue reading

10/22/2012 · Leave a comment

Transliteracy on My Mind

Defining transliteracy is important for those professionals who are driven to develop actions based on a prescript definition. However, defining transliteracy seems to be a slippery endeavour. Can you explain or … Continue reading

03/12/2012 · 2 Comments

Converging literacy

The essential idea of transliteracy is concerned with mapping meaning across different media, converging meanings, media, and format.  Transliteracy is not concerned with developing particular literacies when using various formats … Continue reading

05/06/2011 · Leave a comment