Author Archives: Editor

Teach Where They Live: New Opportunities for Library Instruction and Outreach in Residence Halls

By Michelle Bishop Acting Coordinator of Reference Penfield Library, State University of New York, Oswego [article] It was 7:30 p.m. and the student actors were beginning to arrive to review their roles for the “Experience World Libraries” workshop that would … Continue reading

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Escaping Library Orientation: The Introduction of Escape Rooms Into First-Year Experience Courses for Library Orientation and Familiarization

By Derek Malone Assistant Professor, Instructional Services & Interlibrary Loan, Scanning & Delivery Librarian University of North Alabama [article] Background At the University of North Alabama, our first-year library instruction has developed over time into a three-part sequence. The sequence is … Continue reading

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Difficulties with “Digital Natives”: Bridging the Skills Gap Via One-Shot Library Instruction

by Emily Thompson Studio Librarian, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library and Theo Rhodes Assistant Professor of Psychology, State University of New York at Oswego [peer-reviewed article] Abstract  Current students are very familiar with their handheld devices, but they are often thrown … Continue reading

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Engaging Learners Through Self-Guided Tutorials: Implementing and Assessing a Flipped Classroom Model for Information Literacy Instruction

By Olivia Castello, Social Sciences Librarian and Alex Pfundt, Research & Instruction Librarian, & Coordinator of Information Literacy Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) Bryn Mawr College [Peer-Reviewed Article] Abstract With the help of a Curricular Development Seed Grant, funded … Continue reading

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Begin at the beginning: Library collaboration with early college high school freshmen

By Matthew Harrick Brooklyn College [Peer-Reviewed Article] Abstract: Early College High Schools partner with colleges and universities to ease traditionally underrepresented and at-risk high school students into college life, increase students’ college readiness, and provide the opportunity to earn … Continue reading

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