Discover how to utilize primary sources from special collections and archives to teach critical information literacy. Explore primary source analysis as a critical teaching tool that is rooted in both critical consciousness-raising and postmodern archival theory. Examine more strategies for building teaching and learning programs within archives and special collections libraries..
Teaching Online in Plain Language: Creating Clear Research Guides, Library Websites, and Online Instruction
Whether you’re writing for a library website, a tutorial, a research guide or some other format, find out how to make your materials more accessible to the widest possible audience without dumbing them down.
Undergraduate Research and the Academic Librarian: Developing Programs for Undergraduate Researchers
Undergraduate research is often conflated with standard end-of-semester research papers, but in fact, undergraduate research is one of several high-impact educational practices identified by George Kuh and the Association of American Colleges & Universities, and is increasingly seen as a vital part of the undergraduate experience. Research helps students connect the dots between their interests, general education courses, writing requirements, and major coursework, and increases learning, retention, enrollment in graduate education, and engagement in future work.