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LibGuides, Literacy, and Literati

January 9, 2017 | Bethany Reisch (NTCC)

This webinar discusses how Northshore Technical Community College uses available Credo Literati tools in conjunction with our LibGuides to promote information literacy. This session takes you through our journey to better reach our students while discussing the mistakes we made and successes we’ve had so you can skip the mistakes and move straight to the successes!

Online, In Class, Engaged Comparing and Contrasting Embedded Librarian Experiences at LSU

November 30, 2016 | Marty Miller, Andrea Hebert, Randa Lopez (LSU), and Amanda MacDonald (Virginia Tech)

Librarians from LSU's Middleton Library share their varied experiences with embedding, including methods, partnerships with instructors, contact with students, and effect on student work and they discuss how you can strategically select classes for embedding projects to ensure that information literacy instruction has the most impact on a program of study’s curriculum.

Credo and Information Literacy Solutions to Meet Your Library’s Needs

October 25, 2015 | Beth Ardner and Amanda DiFeterici (Credo Reference)

Join us as we share Credo’s information literacy products and describe different use cases for information literacy instruction. Learn how Credo’s solutions might align with your library and institutional initiatives and priorities, see how our video and tutorial content can augment your teaching and free up your time, and participate in the discussion about what’s needed in information literacy and critical thinking instruction going forward.

Experiences in Embedded Librarianship

December 13, 2013 | Teri Gallaway, Elizabeth Kelly, Brian Sullivan, and Malia Willey (Loyola)

Embedded librarianship involves integrating a librarian into the environment of the user. Academic librarians can further connect with students and enhance student learning by embedding in courses. Librarians at Loyola University New Orleans have embedded and co-taught in a variety of courses with other professors. This presentation shares their experiences as embedded librarians in courses, such as Historical Methods, Interdisciplinary Humanities Research for honors students, Introduction to Film and Digital Media, Introduction to Music Industry Studies, and Synoptic Gospels.

Googling for Answers

April 25, 2014 | Sonnet Ireland (UNO)

Just like any tool, the usefulness of Google is determined by the skill of the user. While library databases are ideal for research, it’s important for researchers to understand how to properly use those resources that they will have access to after leaving the University setting. This session teaches you tricks to enhance your Google skills, including Google Scholar, and skills that transfer to other search engines.