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The Grounded Instruction Librarian: Participating in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

July 10, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Grounded Instruction Librarian: Participating in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, edited by Melissa Mallon, Lauren Hays, Cara Bradley, Rhonda Huisman, and Jackie Belanger. Across four sections—Pedagogical Content Knowledge/Signature Pedagogy, SoTL Theory, SoTL Research, and SoTL as Professional Development—The Grounded Instruction Librarian engages the […]

The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit

June 26, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit: Finding Success on the Job Hunt and in Your First Job, edited by Megan Hodge. This thorough handbook is designed to guide you from library school through your first several years as an academic librarian, helping you apply for your […]

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New From ACRL – Scholarship in the Sandbox

April 24, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Scholarship in the Sandbox: Academic Libraries as Laboratories, Forums, and Archives for Student Work, edited by Amy S. Jackson, Cindy Pierard, and Suzanne M. Schadl. This collection of case studies and discussions describes efforts to curate student work, explores intellectual property issues, and provides tips […]

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Call for Curriculum Designers/Presenters Open Educational Resources and Affordability RoadShow

April 2, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL is accepting applications from prospective curriculum designers/presenters to create and deliver a new ACRL RoadShow to support librarians in finding, using, and developing open educational resources (OERs). This introductory level, day-long workshop will be intended for academic librarians and library staff integrating OERs into their institutions and developing OER […]

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Draft ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Framework Feedback

March 21, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

The ACRL Impactful Scholarship and Metrics Task Force was formed in 2017 with the goal of creating a new ACRL framework designed to address gaps between current scholarly evaluation practices and impactful scholarly activities within academic librarianship, including ways to evaluate and measure the impact of a wide range of […]

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Critical Approaches to Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Courses

February 13, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Critical Approaches to Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Courses, edited by Angela Pashia and Jessica Critten. The collection examines how critical pedagogy and critical information literacy can be applied in specific lesson plans and throughout a credit-bearing course. Critical librarianship understands the work of libraries and librarians […]

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Love Data? We Do, Too

February 12, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

This week (February 11-15, 2019) marks the fourth year of Love Data Week (LDW). According to its website, LDW is a social media event coordinated by research data specialists, mostly working in academic and research libraries or data archives or centers, designed to raise awareness and build a community to […]

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Motivating Students on a Time Budget

January 18, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Motivating Students on a Time Budget: Pedagogical Frames and Lesson Plans for In-Person and Online Information Literacy Instruction, edited by Sarah Steiner and Miriam Rigby, a collection of lesson plans, activities, and techniques that utilize motivational strategies and pedagogies to help keep students engaged. As […]

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The Globalized Library: American Academic Libraries and International Students, Collections, and Practices

January 15, 2019 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of The Globalized Library: American Academic Libraries and International Students, Collections, and Practices, edited by Yelena Luckert with Lindsay Inge Carpenter.  This thorough book features practitioners from across North American detailing new approaches, technologies, and pedagogies for welcoming and educating diverse student bodies and supporting faculty […]