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Category Archives: Instruction

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

09/16/2013 · 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

02/10/2013 · 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

02/09/2013 · 2 Comments

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

02/08/2013 · 1 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

Twitter: Instructional and Professional Resource Tool

Twitter is a social networking tool that allows people to share information, in a real-time feed, to other individuals, and in an education or training context, represents a powerful way … Continue reading

10/12/2012 · Leave a comment

Library Instruction with Twitter

Twitter (twitter.com) has morphed from being an online social media platform used for a quick updating of one’s life events to a powerful and popular social networking tool having a … Continue reading

03/06/2012 · 3 Comments