ala 2013 notes from one-shot instruction sessions

Lessons for the Librarian: 10 Tips for Teaching the One-Shot Instruction Session was held on Sunday, June 30th. There were eight speakers: Beth Woodard, Staff Development and Training Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Debra Gilchrist, Vice President for Learning and Student Success, Pierce College; Jennifer Corbin, Head, Center for Library User Education,…

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ala 2013 notes from reference research forum

The 19th Annual Reference Research Forum was held Saturday, June 29th. Research Guides Usability Study by Andrew Walsh, Information Literacy Fellow and Angela Pashia, Instructional Services Outreach Librarian, both at the University of West Georgia Walsh and Pashia studied usability of their research LibGuides with focused testing and other user feedback methods.…

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new librarian’s guide to publishing

I attended the ALA NMRT webinar New Librarian’s Guide to Publishing. Since I’m hoping to publish my first peer-reviewed article in the spring of next year, I am open to all advice and shared experiences on the subject! Three librarians talked about their publishing experiences and tips: Beth Evans from Brooklyn…

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making noise in the library – ALAO workshop

Yesterday I participated in Making Noise in the Library: Advocating for Our Students and Our Libraries, an ALAO workshop hosted by the Distance Learning Interest Group and the Instruction Interest Group. While the day was packed with great information and conversation, it was simply enjoyable to be out of the…

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