During the May 5th 2012 Unconference, colleagues shared resources, ideas, tips.
Here are some of the links mentioned during the sessions or other conversations.
MORNING TOPIC DISCUSSIONS:
- Effective Library SLOs, Sezzi/Bosler
- Teaching Information Competency from Basic Skills to Transfer, Getty/ Mills
- Virtual Reference, Riley
- Collaborative website using LibGuides; Hutte/Young
- Getting Input the Cheap Easy Way: Using Google forms to solicit input from faculty for the evaluation of electronic resources and periodical subscriptions; Uyeki
- Academic department silos–the library role– providing students with opportunities to see the connections, not the separations, between disciplines; Mosson
- Librarian/faculty collaboration to promote and integrate information comp into curriculum: Our Research Across the Curriculum Committee has sponsored a “Faculty Colloquium on Information Competency”; Getty
- Learning Communities: Library Instruction in an Advanced ESL Course;
- Library Skills for Developmental English Students; Bierdzinski
- Free web tools for libraries; from Ailya Rose
SpringShare’s SpringCamp session by Alvin Dantes “LibGuides and the Library Website” about using LibGuides free API Utility
Mahaffy, Mardi. “Encouraging Critical Thinking In Student Library Research.” College Teaching 54.4 (2006): 324-327.
Roselle, Ann. “Preparing the Underprepared: Current Academic Library Practices in Developmental Education.” College and Research Libraries 70.2 (2009).
Here is the link to the article I mentioned during my presentation: http://crl.acrl.org/content/70/2/142.full.pdf+html.
From Sarah Bosler: NCSU’s Mobile Scavenger Hunt (I’m piloting this in the summer to use with ESL 101 and ENGL 99)
AFTERNOON TOPIC DISCUSSIONS:
- Marketing the Library, Horan
- Embedded Librarianship, Siefried/
- Online Instruction Delivery
- Assessment, Carey,
Elizabeth’s Marketing Plan from Saddleback College
When To Work Employee Scheduling Sarah Bosler says: “about $200/year for this. We use it to schedule all our library staff. We have about 30 including adjuncts and students.”
From Stephen Navigating the Health Information Maze “Navigating the Health Information Maze is provided by the NN/LM PSR, an outreach program of the National Library of Medicine, located at UCLA. Our mission is to enhance access to health information for health professionals and the public.”