By Jill Hurst-Wahl, Associate Professor of Practice/Director of the Library &; Information Science &; School Media Programs at Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) on Sep 20, 2013
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The proliferation of mobile apps for smartphones has changed the ways we search for and access information. With a surge in the number of mobile customers, librarians can harness the full potential of these apps to provide innovative, value-added reference services, deliver content, and enhance library programming. In this fun and highly interactive presentation, speakers discuss 50 great apps for Android and Apple devices to help you stay organized, be productive, juggle multiple tasks, and quickly find the information you want. Learn how and where to find the best apps to use at work, at home, or even on the road.
It is widely accepted among librarians and library students that instruction in information literacy is a necessary skill for professional librarians. Instruction has become an ever-larger part of a librarian's job, supplementing and ...
Blended Librarianship and Blended Librarian Presentation Overview based on the article Shank, John D., and Steven Bell. “Blended Librarianship.” Reference & User Services Quarterly 51, no. 2 (2011): 105-110.
In Brief: Librarians make frequent reference to “the traditional library” yet there is no accepted definition of the term. Responding to a debate that began at the 2013 ACRL National Conference, the author presents the results of a literature survey that explores the rhetorical usage and meaning of the phrase. Results indicate that the “traditional library” is commonly defined as a physical space emphasizing physical collections, and is often invoked as a counterpoint to the “modern” or “digital” library. A discussion of the potential value of such rhetoric follows.
Information Literacy Infographic Presenting information, data, or library instruction content, in appealing and innovative formats offers librarians opportunities to engage students and library users in services, resources, and ...