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Building Staff Morale and Creating a Positive Workplace
Libraries often have arbitrary divisions among staff members - librarians vs. paraprofessionals, technical services vs. public services, staff vs. students, etc. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's McIntyre Library ...
The Relevance of Academic Libraries in the Twenty-First Century
The biggest challenge facing the library profession in the twenty-first century is staying relevant to its users. It is often stated that the Internet and Google have changed librarianship. This challenge, while significant, ...
Mind the Generation Gap: Millennials & Boomers in the Library Workplace
The Millennial Generation, also known as Generation Y, the Net Generation, and Echo Boomers and defined as those born between 1981 and 2000, is entering the library workforce in greater numbers every year. In recent years, ...
Quick and Dirty Library Promotions That Really Work
The University of Wisconsin?Eau Claire?s McIntyre Library promotes the library and its services in various ways. Over the past few years, the library has used inexpensive, quick to develop marketing tools to establish ...
When Students Accept Their Corporate Overlords: Privilege and Position in Our Information Society
(Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), 2019-02)
Library Instruction as Participatory Art: Engaging Students with Tablets and Active Learning
Participatory art engages its audience in the creative process. Similarly, librarians from UW-Eau Claire are engaging their students by “flipping the classroom” and giving students the opportunity to collaborate and actively ...
Talkin bout My Generalization: Confronting Assumptions About Attitudes Toward Reference Service in the Changing Library Workforce
A profession that has long been dominated by the Baby Boom generation is ushering in new generations of librarians. Because the shift in the library workforce is creating a new intergenerational mix of co-workers, librarians ...
From Prix Fixe to A la Carte: Using Lesson Study to Collaborate with Faculty in Customizing Information Literacy
What began as a ?lesson study? assessment of the one-shot library instruction session in an English composition class grew into an on-going collaboration and integration into a major revision of the English composition ...
Using Lesson Study to Integrate Information Literacy Throughout the Curriculum
The purpose of this article is to describe the process of developing an information literacy curriculum for a cohort of students over a 5 semester nursing program using lesson study. The overall goal was to enable undergraduate ...
Revising the "One-Shot" through Lesson Study: Collaborating with Writing Faculty to Rebuild a Library Instruction Session
The one-shot library instruction session has long been a mainstay for many information literacy programs. Identifying realistic learning goals, integrating active learning techniques, and conducting meaningful assessment ...