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Hawes, Sandra Lee – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
The essay presents a quasi-case study of one academic librarian's experience as an embedded librarian in multiple online courses over a five-year period. Technology used included chat, email, and a librarian question-and-answer bulletin board inside an eCollege course management system, and a dedicated-use ElluminateLive! virtual training room for…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Bulletin Boards, Library Services, Librarians
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McGowan, Britt; Gonzalez, Melissa; Stanny, Claudia J. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2016
Librarians seek opportunities to improve outreach to faculty and promote shared interests in information literacy. A comprehensive review of syllabi for all undergraduate courses offered during one academic term examined course-level learning outcomes and graded assignments to see how well they aligned with the five Association of College and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Course Descriptions, Information Literacy, Undergraduate Students
Vengersammy, Ormilla – Computers in Libraries, 2011
Traditional libraries are being redefined. They are not only places to access books in print, but are also rich resources for digital assets. As a result, technology training programs need to progress beyond basic "mouse and keyboard" in order to meet the ever-changing needs and demands of the public. As library collections transition to…
Descriptors: Library Automation, Library Development, Library Instruction, Library Materials
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Covone, Nicole; Lamm, Mia – Public Services Quarterly, 2010
As learners and information users are changing, so must library services. Meeting user needs and expectations is a priority within the academic library experience. Embracing a proactive approach to library service is necessary in order to be successful and relevant in the academic environment. Breaking out of the stereotypical librarian mold, this…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Librarians, Outreach Programs
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Demeter, Michelle – Public Services Quarterly, 2011
In March 2010, the first floor of the main library at The Florida State University was renovated as a learning commons. With this change in design, all tutoring that existed throughout the library was moved into the commons. The crown jewel of these programs is the library's in-house, late-night peer tutoring program that has seen incredible…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Peer Teaching, Tutoring
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Montgomery, Susan E. – Public Services Quarterly, 2010
College students today are spending more time online accessing information and connecting with each other. Libraries and librarians have made changes in their collections and services so as to be easily available and accessible in the online world. Embedding a librarian in a course enhances student learning by connecting students with reliable…
Descriptors: Library Services, Academic Libraries, Library Instruction, Outreach Programs
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Gandhi, Smiti – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2004
This study focused on assessing the learning outcomes for a five-session model of library instruction that was applied to three English Composition II classes taught at Valencia Community College East Campus in Spring 2003. ACRL's "Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education" were used to develop learning outcomes.…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Library Instruction, Information Literacy, Library Skills
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Victor, Paul, Jr.; Ronan, Jana Smith – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2007
The University of Florida is a large research institution with a freshman class of more than seven thousand students out of a total enrollment of about fifty thousand. Although a partnership with the University Writing Program has allowed the Libraries to reach almost four thousand students this past academic year, certain barriers still exist.…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Writing Instruction