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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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Supporting the Professional Writing Program with Online Modules – Collaboration and Engagement, Theory and Reality

Authors: Lily Griner (griner at umd dot edu) Yelena Luckert (yluckert at umd dot edu) Judy Markowitz (judym at umd dot edu) Nevenka Zdravkovska (nevenka at umd dot edu) All four from the University of Maryland, College Park [Article] Abstract … Continue reading

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Organic Outreach: Subtle Strategies for Liaison Librarians

By Elliot Brandow Senior Digital Scholarship Librarian/Bibliographer for History Boston College @ebrandow [Article] As my manager prepared me to meet with the Music Department faculty in my role as their new liaison, we reviewed the department’s potential needs. We discussed … 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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