ACRL/IS Teaching Methods Committee


To identify and promote effective teaching methods of instruction librarians. The committee researches and reviews new information literacy textbooks for their publication "Teaching and Learning Information Literacy Skills Textbooks" and researches and reads books and articles related to the first-year experience for their "First-Year Experience and Academic Libraries: A Select Annotated Bibliography."  The committee promotes and annually updates these publications, and updates the associated "Tips" documents as necessary.


Lauren Wahman (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Dr. Karen M. Beavers (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Carrie Bishop (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Elizabeth Psyck (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Erin Rinto (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Sara Scheib (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2015. Last retrieved on 01/30/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

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