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Instruction reading recommendation

Now that the semester is winding down (in varying degrees), it’s a great time to reflect a little bit on library instruction. I find that during the fall blitz, it’s difficult to find the time to come up with new ideas, let alone reflect on why things worked or didn’t work. Winter break, on the other hand, is a lot quieter, especially those days when we’re in the library without the students. I.. Read More

Fall 2012 Newsletter is Here!

Our Fall 2012 Newsletter is now available. In this issue: Notes From The Chair Section Contact Information Committee Reports In Memoriam, Sandy River Welcome, Irene Herold ALA Annual Wrap-up Member News New Member Welcome Get your copy now!  It’s available at the WGSS site.

WGSS Newsletter: call for submissions

This is an open call for members to send in anything you would like to share with your colleagues. We would especially like to encourage individuals to submit write-ups about their experiences at ALA Annual. Suggestions for submissions about annual include: Committee reports/updates Reports about the WGSS co-sponsored annual program Information about the WGSS poster sessions Where was the social? How was it? WGSS awards & winners Other submission suggestions: Memories of Sandy.. Read More

Reminder: Fall 2011 Newsletter

Submissions are still needed for the Fall 2011 newsletter. We would especially like to hear from committee chairs with reports from annual (even if there’s no formal report to submit, please go ahead and just drop your editors a note letting us know not to be on the lookout for a report). We would also like to hear about the WGSS poster sessions and the annual program — so if anyone could submit.. Read More

Fall 2011 Newsletter – Call for Submissions

  This is an open call for members to send in anything which you’d like to share with your colleagues, but the editors are encouraging individuals to submit write-ups about their experiences at ALA Annual. Suggestions for submissions about Annual include: Committee reports/updates Reports about the WGSS co-sponsored annual program Information about the WGSS poster sessions Where was the social? How was it? WGSS awards & winners Other submission suggestions include: Have you.. Read More

Call for WGSS Assistant Newsletter Editor

The ACRL Women & Gender Studies Section is currently seeking a volunteer Assistant Newsletter Editor. The WGSS Newsletter provides biannual updates of Women & Gender Studies Section activities for Section members. Prospective newsletter editors are expected to attend Annual and Midwinter meetings, stay abreast of Section activities, and be attentive to newsletter design, layout, and editorial standards. The Editors serve a two-year term, one as Assistant Editor and one as Editor. Editors are.. Read More

WGSS Newsletter Spring 2011 available online

Please take a look at the latest WGSS newsletter available here:  http://libr.org/wss/newsletter/index.html A big thanks to Marissa Ball, editor and Beth Strickland, assistant editor, for this fantastic issue which has a new look. And thank you to all of our newsletter contributors!