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Scheduling research consultations with YouCanBook.Me: Low effort, high yield
This news article examines how one academic library used YouCanBook.Me, a free scheduling tool, to better provide research consultations to faculty, staff, and students.
Win-Win Professional Development: Providing meaningful professional development while meeting the needs of all stakeholders
Teacher professional development can be poorly executed with little regard to the needs of adult learners, and this can create barriers to successful transfer of knowledge into practice. In order to create a successful ...
Preserving Patron Privacy in the 21st Century Academic Library
For libraries large and small, patron privacy is an important ethical issue. While librarians may espouse privacy and confidentiality as an inalienable individual right, ensuring this right is upheld across library departments ...
Byte-Sized Pieces: Equipping Academic Librarians to Integrate Technology into Library Instruction through Manageable, Maintainable, and Meaningful Staff Development
Technology changes how classroom instruction happens and, unlike K-12 educators who receive pedagogical training, academic librarians are not always experts in teaching information literacy – especially in 21st century ...
Web tutorials workflows: How scholarship, institutional experiences, and peer institutions' practices shaped one academic library's online learning offerings
(Emerald Insight, 2014-03-21)
This article addresses how one academic library sought to better offer its online learning objects to students. Through a careful reading of the scholarship in the area, informal interviews with academic librarians at the ...
Online and Face-to-Face Library Instruction: Assessing the impact on upper-level sociology undergraduates
Online information literacy instruction: can it impact learning as effectively as face-to-face instruction? Using a quasi-experimental design, this study examined that in relation to upper-level sociology students; it also ...
Using Library Standards to Inform Common Core Instruction
(Information Today, Inc., 2014)
This chapter analyzes the Standards through lens of the ACRL standards and the AASL standards. Authors share what teachers and administrators can learn from how these library standards have already been assessed for assessing ...
The MAGIC of Web Tutorials: How one library (re)focused its delivery of online learning objects on users
(Taylor & Francis, 2013-11-20)
Oakland University (OU) Libraries undertook an assessment of how to leverage its resources to make online tutorials more focused on users’ needs. A multi-part assessment process reconsidered web tutorials offerings through ...
To search or to browse: How users navigate a new interface for online library tutorials
As academic libraries create online learning objects, it is important to consider whether such resources actually reach and answer the questions of intended users. This study considers three points of inquiry for one ...
Equipping academic librarians to integrate the Framework: A theoretical application
Academic librarians are increasingly charged with providing instruction in conducting research and using library resources to students, faculty, and staff in higher education. In early 2015, the Association of College and ...