Back with better questions

Image from Bryan Alexander: Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/bryanalexander/6737919649/, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License. I attended THATCamp Libraries on Saturday.  Instead of  answering my professional questions this event steered me toward more productive questions. First I attended a workshop entitled Building Collections to Support Digital Scholarship.  Ian Graham showcased some interesting digital projects Read More…

Introducing the Savvies

The Oscars celebrate achievement in different aspects of film.  Why can’t we celebrate information literacy content in movies?  Please let me introduce the InfoSavvy Awards. For this inaugural list I did not limit to current films or to a single winner.  The dates and credits come from the IMDb.  Anyway, the Savvies go to: For Read More…

A Valentine’s Day reminder

Image from the New York Public Library Digital Gallery First of all, I’ll use Valentine’s Day to thank you for your readership.  I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I enjoy writing them. Secondly I’ll remind you that we librarians are happy to work with you at any time in the semester–not Read More…

Benefits of co-learning

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk In September 2011 I wrote about a course that effectively used the “teacher as co-learner” dynamic.  Therese Huston has written a book on the subject.  Teaching What You Don’t Know covers both teaching unfamiliar content and working with students unlike ourselves. It has made me think of my own information literacy work. Read More…