Political information literacy

Election Day is a great time to think about civic literacy.  Though there is little consensus on what the terms mean (Indiana University Center for Civic Literacy, 2016), some commonly associated behaviors relate to information literacy. Abram (2016, Google and Other Search Engines section, para. 1) notes how we need to ask ourselves questions of Read More…

Welcome Back Fall 2016

Welcome (back)!  I hope the summer has treated you well. I’ll start with the usual reminders.  We librarians are more than happy to visit your classes or create customized course guides. More importantly we want to listen to your teaching and research needs.  Perhaps a live visit or a guide would not meet  your needs.  You Read More…

Your Subject Liaisons @ the Library!

USM Libraries recently updated its liaison program. Each department at USM is supported by a librarian who is available to assist faculty with their research, book selection, research skills instruction to students, location of open-source textbooks and a range of other services. Liaisons also build and maintain each faculty member’s Digital Commons presence to effectively Read More…

OER Workshop Materials

Thanks again to all who were able to attend yesterday’s workshop both in-person and from a distance. I have attached the presentation deck here, which contains links to the resources we discussed. We also recorded the session, and you can view the recording here Presentation OER Workshop.4.12.16