Planning Academic Library Orientations

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 around the world covering a wide variety of approaches as a guide to those revamping or creating new library orientations. Chapters are organized into the following thematic sections: Games; Marketing & Promotion; Partnerships; Targeting Specific Audiences; Technology; and Tours, and are cross-referenced if they touch on additional themes. Each chapter includes institutional information so readers can decide which type of orientation is appropriate for their own institution and see what resources are required. Gives guidance on best practices for academic library orientations Gathers examples from around the world to provide international perspective Empowers librarians to take aim at the anxiety felt by new and first year students Presents effective ways of introducing students to what a college/university library is, what it contains, and where to find information, while also showing how helpful librarians can be

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  • Author : Kylie Bailin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 380 pages
  • ISBN : 0081021739
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Planning Academic Library Orientations

Planning Academic Library Orientations
  • Author : Kylie Bailin,Benjamin Jahre,Sarah Morris
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 06 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKPlanning Academic Library Orientations

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

Lean Six Sigma in Higher Education

Lean Six Sigma in Higher Education
  • Author : Jiju Antony
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 30 November 2020
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This book illustrates the integration of both Lean and Six Sigma as a process excellence methodology which can be utilized in Higher Education environments for achieving and sustaining world class efficiency and effectiveness. It showcases various studies carried out by leading research scholars, academics and practitioners.

Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries

Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries
  • Author : Donna L. Gilton
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 15 March 2012
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This book demonstrates that public librarians can promote learning by combining the elements of Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) with traditional practices of public libraries. It not only provides background on ILI and current developments in public library instruction, it also examines educational theories and practices derived from a variety of fields and translates the theories and practices into a well-coordinated plan for libraries to follow. It encourages librarians to rethink practices to incorporate the principles of ILI and will enable

The New Information Literacy Instruction

The New Information Literacy Instruction
  • Author : Patrick Ragains,M. Sandra Wood
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 05 November 2015
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The new ACRL information literacy concepts brings renewed interest in information literacy instruction and skills for librarians. The New Information Literacy Instruction: Best Practices offers guidance in planning for and implementing information literacy instruction programs in a wide range of instructional situations. As librarians take a new look at information literacy instruction, this essential book will help guide you in creating and maintaining a quality instruction program.

Academic Librarianship Today

Academic Librarianship Today
  • Author : Todd Gilman
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 02 February 2017
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Intended for use by both librarians and students in LIS programs, Academic Librarianship Today is the most current, comprehensive overview of the field available today. Key features include: Each chapter was commissioned specifically for this new book, and the authors are highly regarded academic librarians or library school faculty— or both Cutting-edge topics such as open access, copyright, digital curation and preservation, emerging technologies, new roles for academic librarians, cooperative collection development and resource sharing, and patron-driven acquisitions are explored