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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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Data Management 101 (Research Data Management presentation for SEHS)
This presentation was given to graduate students in OU's School of Education and Human Services (SEHS) doctoral program during the Winter 2017 semester. It provides a general introduction to research data management and ...
A case study of job-embedded learning
Librarians recognize the importance of professional learning as their roles and responsibilities evolve in the shifting teaching and learning environments of the twenty-first century. However, the literature on meaningful, ...
The librarian leading the machine: A reassessment of library instruction methods
This article builds on the 2007 College and Research Libraries article, “The Librarian, the Machine, or a Little of Both.” Since that time, Oakland University Libraries implemented changes to its instruction program that ...
Books, bytes, and buildings: The academic library's unique role in improving student success
Student persistence and completion are paramount in higher education, and institutions are employing targeted programs and initiatives to address these concerns. The academic library can play an especially important role ...
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 ...