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Managing metadata in web-scale discovery systems
Managing metadata in web-scale discovery systems
Libraries are increasingly using web-scale discovery systems to help clients find a wide assortment of library materials, including books, journal articles, special collections, archival collections, videos, music and open access collections. Depending...
Fostering collaboration between librarians and instructional designers
Fostering collaboration between librarians and instructional designers
With online education options more ubiquitous and sophisticated than ever, the need for academic librarians to be conversant with digital resources and design thinking has become increasingly important.�
Seeing libraries as social learning centers: Rethinking library instruction
Seeing libraries as social learning centers: Rethinking library instruction
ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Rethinking Library Instruction: Libraries as Social Learning Centers. Paul Signorelli will serve as the instructor for a four-week facilitated eCourse starting on Feb. 8, 2016.
Critical literacy for information professionals
Critical literacy for information professionals
With critical literacy there is no single �correct� way to read and respond to a text; its use involves a commitment to equity and social justice through the explicit inclusion of those marginalized on the basis of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, class, ...