Assn. of College & Research Libraries
A Library for the Whole Student: Creating a Multidimensional Culture of Health & Wellness at your Library
Join this panel of librarians from the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University as we examine the role of the library in larger wellbeing initiatives, and the value that libraries can bring to these programs.
Recent Office of Civil Rights settlements involving higher education are prompting institutions to reexamine electronic and information technology accessibility. In this webcast, the presenters will review the impacts of these settlements and changes in the law.
This two-part webcast series will explore the convergence of information literacy and first-year writing instruction and the possibilities for collaboration. What common ground can we find in the pedagogical conversation and practice of writing program faculty and librarians that can strengthen our partnerships and enhance student learning? This introductory webinar will be followed by a second one in February which will showcase examples of innovative partnerships developed by librarians and faculty to integrate information literacy into writing programs.
Is your information literacy course in need of an overhaul? Do you want to deliver exceptional learning experiences through your credit course? This online course will focus on information literacy curriculum development, including consideration of the Framework for Information Literacy and high impact practices with regards to content development and delivery.
As Digital Humanities research grows on campuses throughout the country, librarians are playing ever more integral roles in the Digital Humanities research lifecycle. Building on core strengths of the profession and experience working with faculty across disciplines, librarians contribute concretely to the conception, development, dissemination, preservation, and curation of digital humanities research. During this webcast, participants will learn how librarians working in a wide range of roles and institutions are engaging the Digital Humanities research lifecycle.
During this webcast the co-editors of Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists will discuss their recent book, give tips and suggestions for subject specialists interested in working with digital humanities projects, and give details on several case studies covered in the book.
Learn some effective techniques of instructional design and web usability that any librarian can apply to make online guides better and more useful to your students, whether you’re using LibGuides or a home-brew system.
During this interactive webcast, learn about the strengths and weaknesses of various mentoring models. It might be hard to know when one’s institution is mentoring its librarians well, but it’s easy to know when an institution is mentoring poorly. Poor mentoring can be a factor in individuals failing to advance, low retention, and can result in problematic workplace culture, while reinforcing structural inequities.
This webcast will cover the basics of planning for and executing focus groups at your library, and introduces some simple strategies for translating the collected data into actionable goals and tasks.
Over four weeks, get up to date in copyright law, with a particular emphasis on fair use. Participation in the course will take place via asynchronous forums, weekly live chats, and written assignments. Through this combination of activities, the course will not only refresh and deepen participants’ knowledge of copyright law; it will also provide opportunities for practical application of that knowledge.