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Contextual info lit

Contextual info lit

Last week I ended the post with a reference to the K-12 context.  The theme of context also came up in a recent webinar (Hinchliffe & Brown, 2016). Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Karen Brown (Dominican University) discussed collaborative team-based assessment.  They described how a collaborative […]

By December 8, 2016 0 comments InfoSavvy, Library
Space for Collaboration

Space for Collaboration

Image from wordle.net On May 8  ACRL’s New England Chapter held its annual conference, “Spacing Out with the Library.”  Both keynote speakers discussed the role of space in fostering collaboration.  Marie Sorensen (Sorensen Partners | Architects + Planners, Inc.) focused on physical space, while David Weinberger (Berkman Center for Internet […]

By May 21, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
The possibilities of collaboration

The possibilities of collaboration

Image from the American Library Association National Library Week (April 12-18) will soon be here.  This year’s theme is unlimited possibilities.  What could the theme mean for colleges and their libraries? Possibilities abound in terms of curricular collaborations.  Lippincott (2015) describes librarians and instructors working together not only in freshman […]

By April 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Not a solo act

Not a solo act

Image from wordle.net As group work becomes more common in our classrooms, how do we support team projects?  One way is to educate ourselves about the collaborative features and limitations of some common tools. I started practicing with the Comments and Track Changes features of Microsoft Word.  Thanks to Student […]

By August 28, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Mutual benefit

Mutual benefit

Image By liftarn (http://openclipart.org/media/files/liftarn/2604) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons As I was preparing last week’s post, I listened to a webinar that touched upon a theme from the last two SSL Boot Camp presentations. In their session Barbara Esty and Kevin Garewal (Baker Library, Harvard Business School) discussed legal and […]

By June 26, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
New info lit framework

New info lit framework

Image from freeimages.co.uk Often I have mentioned the ACRL Standards (2000) in these posts.  Last month the Association of College & Research Libraries released the initial draft of a new information literacy framework (2014). As useful a starting point as the Standards were, the new framework includes some important concepts […]

By March 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
A case for collaboration

A case for collaboration

I went to the New England Library Association conference on October 21.  A common thread ran through all of the sessions I attended: collaboration among libraries makes things happen. BYOD: Supporting patrons’ devices in the library Panelists– Amy Andreasson (Eldredge Public Library; Chatham, MA), Dean Baumeister (Memorial Hall Library; Andover, […]

By October 24, 2013 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Never too early

Never too early

Image from www.freeimages.co.uk The Lewiston-Auburn College has an undergraduate capstone course known as Senior Seminar (Senior Sem).  There I can reach the greatest number of students at an important moment in their USM careers.  Already I’m preparing for the fall sections. Since I had worked with one of the instructors […]

By August 1, 2013 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Back from boot camp

Back from boot camp

Image from Knar Bedian (hyekab25): Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/hyekab25/5635908167, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License Last year I attended the annual Social Sciences Librarians Boot Camp (Tufts University).  This year’s event has helped me ask various questions of data. The opening panelists questioned the data used in responding […]

By June 13, 2013 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Info lit beyond the words

Info lit beyond the words

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk On May 10 the Association of College & Research Libraries New England chapter held its annual conference.  From Worcester, MA it streamed the keynote address and selected breakout sessions to remote sites.  I attended the virtual conference at Bates College in Lewiston.  Here were the highlights: Keynote […]

By May 23, 2013 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy