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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

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

Collection Assessment: Done in 3 months

It is February 2016. Snow drifts on the sidewalk; darkness deepens before 6:00 PM and the cross country ski trails are in excellent condition. The past few months were full … Continue reading

02/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Building Competencies

Several times a year, I revisit the goals that guide my professional life in librarianship. One goal pertains to the ongoing development of a suite of professional competencies. Through their work, librarians … Continue reading

01/15/2016 · Leave a comment

Pilot Project: In Waiting

November is often the month when librarians find short breaks to reflect on how the term is progressing, making adjustments where necessary and to continue with ongoing projects. It is … Continue reading

11/06/2015 · Leave a comment

It’s all about other people: it is, really.

Every week opportunities are offered to develop advanced interpersonal skills; taking such opportunities helps me to become more compassionate, appreciative, and empathetic to those persons with whom I work, live, … Continue reading

10/14/2015 · Leave a comment