On Being a Librarian

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Category Archives: Transliteracy

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

Business Reference 101

I have begun another course offered through the American Library Association, Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), Business Reference 101, with Celia Ross.  I am interested in learning more about working … 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

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

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

Poster for High Impact

Thompson Rivers University encourages professional development, offering many on-campus events on a wide range of topics. One annual event,  The Eighth Annual TRU Teaching Practices Colloquium held Monday, February 20, 2012, … Continue reading

02/23/2012 · Leave a comment

LDLP Fifth Day

Friday February 3rd, 2012 Library Day in the Life Project 5:4o AM I lie motionless on the pavement taking stock of how I arrived in this numb position still attached … Continue reading

02/17/2012 · Leave a comment

LDLP – First Day

January 30th, 2012 Library Day in the Life Project 5:00 AM I rise happily as the sun splays its brightening fingers across the sky, reaching for the steep hill to my … Continue reading

02/17/2012 · Leave a comment

Transliteracy Considered

Transliteracy is concerned with integrating, mapping, and evaluating informational meaning between and across different digital and print formats and media and NOT about developing literacies in various and individual digital and … Continue reading

11/28/2011 · Leave a comment