Entries from Library Learning tagged with 'Professional_Development'

Reference Services Review – Issue 3

The latest issue of Reference Services Review has come out, and there are a few new papers that shed some new light on aspects of information literacy and library instruction. “A LibGuides presence in a Blackboard environment” by Aaron Bowen...

Good Summer Reads

They aren’t written by Janet Evanovich or Hilary Mantel, but these books (available in our library system or through I-Share) could potentially give you a new idea or two before the fall semester begins. E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries:...

Bruce comes to Purdue University

Will you be missing out on the IFLA Conference this August? Console yourself with a visit to Purdue University on Aug. 13, when Dr. Christine S. Bruce, of the famed “Seven Faces of Information Literacy” paper. Bruce will be the...

ACRL Summer Immersion

The ACRL's Summer Immersion program is well underway in Burlington, Vermont. Though the deadline for entry is long past (as is the one for the immersion program set for November - that's how popular this program is!), it's worth remembering...

Information Literacy Across the Pond

It’s likely that most people reading this in the Chambana area won’t have attended the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals’ “Information Literacy Executive Briefing 2012” earlier this month. That doesn’t mean that we can’t benefit from it. CILIP’s...

Workshop on Classroom Presentations

For the teacher tired of watching his or her students drift off during the latest PowerPoint lecture, the Center for Teaching Excellence is putting on a workshop next month highlighting some best practices for lecturing with technology. Chris Migotsky and...

Didn't make it to Anaheim?

The American Library Association’s much-anticipated annual conference ended last month. If you are one of the lucky librarians who traveled to sunny Anaheim, you might have taken a part of some of the programs that deal with information literacy. The...

Affordable and Nearby: the Information Literacy Colloquium

A lot of conferences for information literacy are in places far from Champaign-Urbana, making them at times prohibitively expensive. The Information Literacy Colloquium, set for Aug. 3 in New Albany, Ind., is neither. Close by and low-priced, this two-day event...

Teaching Toss - Assessment

Our next Teaching Toss is this Thursday, May 21, 12-1, in Library 428 on the topic of assessment. Susan Avery will facilitate the discussion based on her experiences as a participants in the Institute for Information Literacy Assessment Immersion program....

Teaching Toss

The User Education Committee invites you to our first of what are planned to be twice/semester gatherings: The Teaching Toss. We'll meet in Library 428 on November 18, 12n-1p. Our theme this time is active learning. And, what is The...