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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

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

Rates of Plagiarism

Incidents of plagiarism at the college where I work are dropping. Really. It is true. True, at least, in the experience of several instructors. Over the past semester, I have facilitated … Continue reading

12/19/2015 · 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

Working with the IL Framework, Knowledge Practices, and Dispositions

We’ve been working with a set of standards, each of which has specific and measurable competencies demonstrable as performance outcomes, for over 15 years.  Academic librarians have crafted library instructional … Continue reading

09/21/2015 · Leave a comment

Time flies . . . when

Is the idiom, “time flies when you’re having fun”? The summer has slipped by, happily and filled with days spent among family and friends. However, it was not without snippets … Continue reading

08/28/2015 · Leave a comment

What’s integration got to do with it?

Everything.  Absolutely everything. I am fortunate to work with a far-sighted and student-focused faculty that saw that our collaboration would allow them to focus closely on course content.  Curriculum learning objectives and … Continue reading

02/26/2015 · Leave a comment

Pilot Project Pre-Piliot takes Flight

Last year I wrote a post about my excitement to develop an information literacy pilot study for the small comprehensive university. In that post, I reviewed a pilot study delivered … Continue reading

01/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Pilot Studies, Information Literacy, and Skill Competencies

Designing and implementing a pilot program has many rewards and challenges.  Elementarily, a pilot initiative is designed to test logistics and gather information prior to the launch of a larger … Continue reading

01/26/2014 · 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