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The North Carolina State University Libraries' Alt-Textbook Project: Open Education That Opens a Door to the Library
(ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2017)
No abstract or description.
Visual Literacy Standards in Higher Education: New Opportunities for Libraries and Student Learning
(The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD 21218, 2013-01)
Visual literacy is essential for 21st century learners. Across the higher education curriculum, students are being asked to use and produce images and visual media in their academic work, and they must be prepared to do so. The Association of College and Research Libraries has published the Visual Literacy Competency Standards ...
Collaborative Boutique Digitization: Comparison of Two Projects
Focuses on 2 digital projects, King County Snapshots (2001-2003) and Olympic Peninsula Community Museum (2004-2006). Compares and contrasts the two projects. Frames the discussion inside the goals of each project. Frames further discussion inside the project visions of creating models as opposed to the needs to produce digital ...
Developing a Collaborative Faculty-Librarian Information Literacy Assessment Project
(Emerald Publishing Library Review, 2012)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe the process of developing an information literacy assessment project, and to discuss key findings from the project. Design/methodology/approach – A variety of assessment tools were used to gather information about student learning and our information literacy instruction: ...
Unpacking Identity: Racial, Ethnic, and Professional Identity and Academic Librarians of Color
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2014)
The motivation for “Unpacking Identity: Racial, Ethnic and Professional Identity and Academic Librarians of Color” was the question of why in spite of evolving efforts, does racial and ethnic diversity among academic librarians remain virtually unchanged? And what impact working in a predominantly white profession has on ...
(Duke University Press, 2011)
This essay addresses the question of how to best teach interdisciplinarity through a detailed discussion of a common upper-division gateway course for multiple majors housed in an interdisciplinary studies unit. It argues for a shift in the problematic within which discussions of interdisciplinary pedagogy generally take place ...
Cultural competency on campus: Applying ACRL’s Diversity Standards
(College & Research Libraries News, 2014-06)
The ACRL Diversity Committee released the "Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries" in 2012. With strong support from our administration and clear guidelines from the standards, the University of Washington (UW)-Bothell and Cascadia Community College Campus Library Diversity Team formed in the autumn ...
Assessment Management Systems: Questions to Spark Librarian Engagement
(Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2013)
In recent years, ever-increasing demands for accountability have had an impact on all sectors of higher education. As a result, assessment has become central to the work of higher education institutions nationwide. Initially, many institutions scrambled to gather whatever assessment data they could find, and the handling ...
In Pursuit of Antiracist Social Justice: Denaturalizing Whiteness in the Academic Library
This article examines racism and the culture of Whiteness in academic libraries in three major areas of public services: space, staffing, and reference service delivery. The authors perform a critical discourse analysis, drawing on critical race theory, critical geography, critical education, and social psychology to examine ...
Using active learning techniques to engage academic librarians in research data management
Using active learning techniques to engage academic librarians in research data management. Poster presented at ACRL 2015 in Portland, OR.