Engaging First Year Students in Meaningful Library Research

Aimed at teaching professionals working with first-year students at institutions of higher learning, this book provides practical advice and specific strategies for integrating contemporary information literacy competencies into courses intended for novice researchers. The book has two main goals - to discuss the necessity and value of incorporating information literacy into first-year curricula; and to provide a variety of practical, targeted strategies for doing so. The author will introduce and encourage teaching that follows a process-driven, constructivist framework as a way of engaging first-year students in library work that is interesting, meaningful and disciplinarily relevant. Provides helpful advice and guidance for seamlessly integrating library research competencies into first-year courses Offers practical models and real life examples of successful student-centered, course-based library research assignments Is written by an academic librarian with nearly 20 years of experience in the field

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  • Author : Molly Flaspohler
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 198 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632940
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Engaging First-Year Students in Meaningful Library Research

Engaging First-Year Students in Meaningful Library Research
  • Author : Molly Flaspohler
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 November 2011
GET THIS BOOKEngaging First-Year Students in Meaningful Library Research

Aimed at teaching professionals working with first-year students at institutions of higher learning, this book provides practical advice and specific strategies for integrating contemporary information literacy competencies into courses intended for novice researchers. The book has two main goals - to discuss the necessity and value of incorporating information literacy into first-year curricula; and to provide a variety of practical, targeted strategies for doing so. The author will introduce and encourage teaching that follows a process-driven, constructivist framework as a

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Engaging Diverse Learners: Teaching Strategies for Academic Librarians
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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 13 February 2017
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This book connects teaching practical strategies and ideas with educational theories to give you techniques to use in the classroom to capture students' attention and engage them with instruction. • Describes engagement techniques that work even for shy librarians or instructors who aren't naturally comfortable with performance aspects of teaching • Covers working with adult learners at different age groups and students with different English language abilities, from different socioeconomic backgrounds, or with various levels of technological competence, not just the "traditional"

Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries

Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Bonnand, Sheila
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 May 2015
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The library has always been an essential part of the collegiate experience, providing students with access to knowledge and literature. However, as virtual services and online learning become more prominent within collegiate environments, the ways students conduct research and access resources has been altered. Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries examines new methods librarians use to engage both on-campus and online users in library services, taking into account the significant impacts of online learning on students’ interaction with

The Value of Academic Libraries

The Value of Academic Libraries
  • Author : Megan Oakleaf
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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This report provides Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) leaders and the academic community with a clear view of the current state of the literature on value of libraries within an institutional context, suggestions for immediate "Next Steps" in the demonstration of academic library value, and a "Research Agenda" for articulating academic library value. Its focus is to help librarians understand, based on professional literature, the current answer to the question, "How does the library advance the missions of

Engaging Students through Campus Libraries: High-Impact Learning Models

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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 31 October 2020
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This collection of collaborative, high-impact learning experiences in information literacy teaches librarians how to engage students in hands-on, experiential learning. The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has identified 11 practices that are highly impactful to student learning to designate as high-impact educational practices (HIP). These practices engage students deeply in a meaningful, connected way to their work. Librarians teach and support student learning in many ways that assist these AAC&U practices, such as information literacy instruction for

Planning Academic Library Orientations

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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 06 July 2018
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Colleges and universities throughout the world plan library orientations for first years or specific audiences such as transfer or international students. These events can vary greatly in shape and form depending on the size, resources and staff of the institution, orientation schedule, and whether it is mandatory for students. Some institutions plan day-long events, elaborate games, or scavenger hunts; some offer drop in sessions or library tours; others offer an online orientation. Planning Academic Library Orientations gathers case studies from

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  • Author : Paul Jenkins
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 May 2005
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Faculty-Librarian Relationships illustrates how academic librarians can enjoy a healthy working partnership with the faculty they serve. Though geared towards those new to the profession, the book is aimed at librarians interested in learning more about this often-complex relationship. Helpful strategies are provided for librarians working with faculty in the areas of collection development and information literacy. The book includes a number of interviews conducted with faculty members so librarians have examples of thoughts, concerns and suggestions regarding libraries and

Proactive Marketing for the New and Experienced Library Director

Proactive Marketing for the New and Experienced Library Director
  • Author : Melissa U.D. Goldsmith,Anthony J. Fonseca
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 26 August 2014
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Academic libraries have continually looked for technological solutions to low circulation statistics, under-usage by students and faculty, and what is perceived as a crisis in relevance, seeing themselves in competition with Google and Wikipedia. Academic libraries, however, are as relevant as they have been historically, as their primary functions within their university missions have not changed, but merely evolved. Going beyond the Gate Count argues that the problem is not relevance, but marketing and articulation. This book offers theoretical reasoning

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  • Author : Larry L. Hardesty
  • Publisher : First-Year Experience Monograp
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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Published in partnership with the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association While the library is at the center of many campuses physically, it is often an overlooked and underused resource in improving the learning and success of first-year college students. In this new volume, librarians, classroom faculty, administrators, and higher education researchers come together to explore the potential of the library in shaping the student experience. Chapter authors explore structures and practices for

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Studying Students
  • Author : Nancy Fried Foster,Susan L. Gibbons
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release : 01 January 2007
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This book provides a view into the groundbreaking application of ethnographic tools and techniques to the understanding of undergraduate students and their use of information. The publication describes findings of the work at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries and provides insight into how academic librarians might use these techniques on their own campuses.