Loretta Wallace

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Name: Loretta Wallace
Date registered: July 24, 2008

Biography

Business, Economics, Hotel & Restaurant Management Librarian University of Houston

Latest posts

  1. Evidence Based Discussion Group at ALA Annual — June 3, 2013
  2. Attention to Detail: Observations from a Search Committee Member — May 7, 2013
  3. Why Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) for Librarians — April 4, 2013
  4. Make Library Instruction Zoom: Prezi as Presentation Tool — March 5, 2013
  5. STEM, STEM, Everywhere-a-STEM: 3 Ways to Engage with STEM Disciplines — February 5, 2013

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Jun 03 2013

Evidence Based Discussion Group at ALA Annual

Interested in performing better research as a librarian practitioner? Want to learn how to inform decision making in your library with research and evidence? Then join the ACRL ULS Evidence Based Discussion Group at ALA Annual. We will be hosting a discussion on Sunday 30 June from 8:30 am – 10:00 am in McCormick Place …

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May 07 2013

Attention to Detail: Observations from a Search Committee Member

Author: Felice E. Maciejewski, University Librarian, Rebecca Crown Library, Dominican University Having worked in academic libraries for almost thirty years I have had many an opportunity to serve on search committees, both as Chair and committee member. I have also been a member of the audience as a candidate gets grilled and have been the …

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Apr 04 2013

Why Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) for Librarians

Authors: Mary Axford, Elisabeth Shields, and Crystal Renfro Libraries have been thought of as buildings that hold collections, conduits to the access of intellectual information, spaces for doing scholarship and places to find individuals with expertise in accessing those intellectual collections. Librarians have organized the knowledge itself, but haven’t been known for helping scholars organize …

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Mar 05 2013

Make Library Instruction Zoom: Prezi as Presentation Tool

Author:  Stewart C Baker Yet another Instruction Session The problem of keeping students engaged during library instruction sessions is a common one.  Presentation software may only compound the problem: as slide after slide appears on the screen, with bullet point after bullet point, students’ eyes (as well as instructors’) may be at risk of glazing …

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Feb 05 2013

STEM, STEM, Everywhere-a-STEM: 3 Ways to Engage with STEM Disciplines

Author: Nastasha Johnson Everywhere we turn there is talk about STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math disciplines. In February 2012, President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) issued a report, “Engage to Excel: Producing One Million Additional College Graduates with Degrees in STEM.” In the report, it advised that the U.S. needs …

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