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Getting the Most from Your Faculty Liaison Librarian

Getting the Most from Your Faculty Liaison Librarian | Library instruction | Scoop.it
At Saint Louis University, the 15 faculty liaison librarians at Pius XII Memorial Library and the Medical Center Library support and respond to the discipline specific information needs of faculty and students.
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Letters to a Young Librarian: Why Are Academic Libraries Getting ...

Letters to a Young Librarian: Why Are Academic Libraries Getting ... | Library instruction | Scoop.it
As an information literacy/instruction librarian, I'm admittedly biased, but I think we should be concentrating on educating our communities instead of on providing more and more content that they may or may not know how to ...
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Rethinking Library Instruction Statistics — Going Beyond the ...

Rethinking Library Instruction Statistics — Going Beyond the ... | Library instruction | Scoop.it
We often capture details such as time, date, number of students, etc. for library instruction, but what does that really tell us? We often miss crucial information such as how well our students master information literacy skills and ...
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Are Schools Prepared to Let Students BYOD?

Are Schools Prepared to Let Students BYOD? | Library instruction | Scoop.it
Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt writes about students' social and emotional health, and how educators can help young people find common ground. He can be found at www.petermdewitt.com.
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Helicopter Librarian: Expect the Unexpected | Backtalk

Helicopter Librarian: Expect the Unexpected | Backtalk | Library instruction | Scoop.it

The main difference between great librarians and Helicopter Librarians is that the former are focused on providing excellent service whereas the Helicopter Librarians are committed to building radically great relationships that students are comfortable with, similar to their relationships with their Helicopter Parents.

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Harnessing the power of game dynamics

There is a lot of talk about games at libraries. Public libraries in particular have been active in incorporating videogames in their programs and collections.2 Academic libraries have been much less likely to create a videogame collection or offer gaming-related programs or services. However, gaming is no longer a distant topic to academic libraries.

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Humor and Information Literacy: Practical Techniques for Library ...

Humor and Information Literacy: Practical Techniques for Library ... | Library instruction | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – Bleeding EdgeSchool Libraries How can humor be applied by academic librarians to better teach information literacy? And why is humor such an effective teaching tool? See on books.google.com.pr.
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The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies

The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies | Library instruction | Scoop.it

A presentation by Doug Belshaw to the Association of Independent Schools of New South Wales (Australia) ICT Managers Conference 2011.


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Attention Is the New Currency | From the Bell Tower

Attention Is the New Currency | From the Bell Tower | Library instruction | Scoop.it

Time is the most valuable commodity anyone owns. Once gone it can never be retrieved. Despite what seems like endless hours spent wasting that commodity, when it’s crunch time college students get down to business.

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Assisting Research Versus Research Assistance | Peer to Peer Review

Assisting Research Versus Research Assistance | Peer to Peer Review | Library instruction | Scoop.it
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Why Curation Will Transform Education and Learning: 10 Key Reasons

Why Curation Will Transform Education and Learning: 10 Key Reasons | Library instruction | Scoop.it
Content curation will play a major role both in the way we teach and in the way we educate ourselves on any topic. When and where it will be adopted, it will deeply affect many key aspects of the educational ecosystem.
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The devil you know in first-year instruction | Information Wants To Be ...

The devil you know in first-year instruction | Information Wants To Be ... | Library instruction | Scoop.it
Each librarian will be assigned to specific Freshman Inquiry classes and will work with the mentor to create a customized online course guide for the class and a plan for information literacy instruction.
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S.O.S. for Information Literacy

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What's a Phone Book? Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Digital ...

What's a Phone Book? Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Digital ... | Library instruction | Scoop.it
The goal of that partnership was to provide information literacy instruction to narrative writing students to help them meet the Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Competency Standards for ...
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Information Literacy Librarian: Open Badges in Information Literacy

Information Literacy Librarian: Open Badges in Information Literacy | Library instruction | Scoop.it
Information Literacy Librarian. A Librarian's personal exploration of Information Literacy Instruction theory and practices .... Information Visualization and Keyword Searching in Library Instruction.
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The Library Is the Real School - American Libraries

The Library Is the Real School - American Libraries | Library instruction | Scoop.it
The Library Is the Real SchoolAmerican LibrariesIn Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries: Principles, Programs, and People, Donna L.
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MOOCs and Information Literacy Instruction

I've been taking a Coursera MOOC and have been thinking a lot about how libraries can utilize elements from some of these new educational models.
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Time to re-evaluate how we teach information literacy

Students do not know where to begin and end a research question, a database search, or a research paper. So asserts the 2010 Project Information Literacy (PIL) study, which emphasizes the need for academic librarians to teach students to formulate research questions “over teaching the selection of resources.”1

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Musings about librarianship: You are doing it wrong! 6 presentations ...

Musings about librarianship: You are doing it wrong! 6 presentations ... | Library instruction | Scoop.it
Iris Jastram is a Reference and Instruction Librarian at Carleton College. Her blog Pegasus Librarian is one of my favourite blogs on Library Information Literacy and instruction. For the record other great librarians to read in ...
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NTAC 2012 - Ignite Talks: The Transliterate Student: Finding and Creating Meaning in a More-than-Text-Based-World | New Tech Network

NTAC 2012 - Ignite Talks: The Transliterate Student: Finding and Creating Meaning in a More-than-Text-Based-World | New Tech Network | Library instruction | Scoop.it

@emmajanereading @gwynethjones Check out this Ignite Talk on transliteracy http://t.co/8KPOhOBY...


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The Four Big Reasons You Should Try Mobile Learning

The Four Big Reasons You Should Try Mobile Learning | Library instruction | Scoop.it
Edudemic realizes that the implementation of mobile learning may be daunting for many educators.

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Emerald | Library Hi Tech | Keeping students engaged with web-based polling in the library instruction session

Emerald | Library Hi Tech | Keeping students engaged with web-based polling in the library instruction session | Library instruction | Scoop.it

"This study found that web-based polling in a library instruction classroom benefits both students and instructors. The students enjoy these sessions and are more attentive than in a typical lecture, which leads to better learning. Instructors are able to learn about the students' uses of technology, research methods, and more with the polling capability. "

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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » Understanding library impacts on student learning

In the Library with the Lead Pipe » Understanding library impacts on student learning | Library instruction | Scoop.it
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YFile » Collaboration helps students develop information literacy skills

YFile » Collaboration helps students develop information literacy skills | Library instruction | Scoop.it
York University Libraries (YUL) is collaborating with faculty members to integrate more Information Literacy (IL) programming into course curriculums. ...
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The Road to Information Literacy: Librarians as Facilitators of Learning

The Road to Information Literacy: Librarians as Facilitators of Learning | Library instruction | Scoop.it
The Road to Information Literacy: Librarians as Facilitators of Learning was a conference that took place last week in Tampere, Finland, as a pre-conference satellite of the IFLA conference. You can see what the ...
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