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Fostering Website Usability Partnerships in the Academic Library Setting

Author: Bethany Messersmith MLS/MA Journalism Information Literacy Librarian/College Liaison Southwest Baptist University Libraries bmessersmith @ sbuniv dot edu [Peer-Reviewed Article] Website usability studies are by no means brand new. In many respects they are a close relative to the focus … Continue reading

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Play a Game, Make a Game: Getting Creative with Professional Development for Library Instruction

Maura A. Smale, Associate Professor Chief Librarian, Ursula C. Schwerin Library New York City College of Technology, CUNY msmale [at] citytech [dot] cuny [dot] edu @mauraweb [Peer-Reviewed Article] Abstract Using games in the library classroom is an active learning strategy … Continue reading

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“Scholarship is a Conversation”: Discourse, Attribution, and Twitter’s Role in Information Literacy Instruction

by Alexander J. Carroll Agriculture and Natural Resources Librarian University of Maryland College Park ajcarrol@umd.edu Robin Dasler Engineering / Research Data Librarian University of Maryland College Park rdasler@umd.edu [Peer-Reviewed Article] Introduction: Information Literacy & Scholarly Communication Instruction When addressing scholarly … Continue reading

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Can only Librarians do Library Instruction? Collaborating with Graduate Students to Teach Discipline-Specific Information Literacy

By Alexander Watkins Art & Architecture Librarian, University Libraries, University of Colorado Boulder Katherine Morrison Arts Education and Regional Services Director, Tippecanoe Arts Federation Former Lead Graduate Teaching Assistant, Art & Art History Department, University of Colorado Boulder [Peer Reviewed … Continue reading

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Creativity at the Edge: Cutting Back on Library Services during Hard Times

By Amanda Moeller and Julie Gilbert Gustavus Adolphus College, Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library [Case Study, Article] Introduction In a service profession like librarianship, it can be difficult to conceive of ever saying no. We are in the business of helping … Continue reading

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