Off-RoadShow Online Experiences

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ACRL's traveling RoadShow workshops are on hold until it's safe to resume large in-person gatherings, but we're working to bring you the same great content through virtual experiences. These "Off-RoadShows" will continue to help academic library professionals tackle the greatest issues facing the profession today. RoadShow topics align with ACRL's strategic goals, ensuring a commitment to leading academic and research librarians in advancing learning and transforming scholarship.

Workshop pricing information and hosting guidelines are also available.


Upcoming Events

More events coming soon. Keep checking back for more opportunities!

Licensing Opportunities

Host a virtual workshop for your library or organization! These online workshops take place over multiple days, with asynchronous work for participants in between sessions.

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NEW! Open Educational Resources and Affordability

This introductory virtual workshop is intended for academic librarians and library staff interested in learning about OER and/or developing OER initiatives. The online workshop begins with foundational knowledge about OER: What are OER? How do they impact faculty and students? We also discuss examples of and opportunities for library involvement in affordability initiatives, analyze stakeholders and institutional context, and determine appropriate strategies and goals for real-world application.

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Putting the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education into Action

Libraries in higher education are increasingly required to demonstrate their value and document their contributions to overall institutional effectiveness. The Standards for Libraries in Higher Education is a framework for library planning and assessment that can be used for a variety of circumstances including annual planning, program review, and accreditation self-study. Through presentation, discussion, and group activities, learn how to use the Standards to communicate your library’s impact.

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Building Your RDM Toolkit

Research data management has emerged as a need among academic researchers and liaisons are building skills in response. This online workshop will assist liaisons to identify their existing skills and mindsets that transfer to research data management services, and then create a learning plan for the RDM specific knowledge needed to serve their subject disciplines. Tools, hints, and tricks will be shared that facilitate partnerships on campus with disciplinary faculty and with other RDM service providers. Presenters will use interactive experiences to facilitate learning.

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Engaging with the ACRL Framework

This online workshop supports librarians seeking to engage more deeply with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education and explore ways it may help enrich their individual teaching practices, as well as their local instruction programs and institutions. Throughout this online workshop, participants will explore concepts and pedagogical approaches outlined in the Framework and their significance to their own instructional work. Attendees will apply their learning and reflection by creating instruction plans with the Framework as a guide.

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More coming soon!

Our RoadShow teams are hard at work transforming their high quality in-person workshops into virtual experiences, including opportunities to learn as individuals and licensed programs that can be tailored to meet your institutional context. Check back soon for Off-RoadShows on the following topics:

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Assessment in Action

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Scholarly Communication

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning