transforming liaison roles in research libraries

I attended the ARL webinar Transforming Liaison Roles in Research Libraries. The discussion stemmed from a recent publication, New Roles for New Times: Transforming Liaison Roles in Research Libraries by Janice M. Jaguszewski and Karen Williams. During the webinar Jaguszewski and Williams highlighted the findings of their research about the new…

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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 the myth and reality of the evolving patron

The Myth and the Reality of the Evolving Patron: The RUSA President’s Program with Lee Rainie was held on Saturday, June 29th. Rainie is the Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The twitter hashtag is #rusapres13 and video of the presentation is now available from RUSA. You can…

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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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last bit of notes from arlis pasadena

The final day of ARLIS Pasadena was full of great sessions. In the morning, I attended Doing Data Together: Engaging End-Users in Building Richer Resources, More Efficiently. Here are my notes: BWR: Collaborating to Document the World’s Built Environment  by Carole Ann Fabian, Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia…

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