Faculty Engagement Remains a Concern for Librarians at ACRL

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 4/20/17 1:37 PM

At this year’s ACRL conference we hosted a small booth survey (and raffled off a free year of InfoLit Modules to Carl Andrews, Assistant Professor/Librarian at Bronx Community College!) to get a sense of how librarians felt about FYE, faculty collaboration, and information literacy.

Conferences, First Year Experience, Information Literacy, Uncategorized

Tips & Best Practices for Embedded Librarians

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 4/12/17 11:39 AM

We’ve been hearing a lot about requests for embedded librarians surging in the past year, especially since the term “fake news” entered the popular lexicon last fall. Because collaboration between librarians and faculty is a desired outcome in so many conversations about information literacy (IL) today, we wanted to explore best practices for this strategy.

First Year Experience, Information Literacy, Uncategorized

More Creative Assessments for the First Year Experience

Posted by Raymond Pun on 4/10/17 2:57 PM

By Raymond Pun and Katelyn Angell

First Year Experience, Information Literacy, Uncategorized

Academic Librarians as Advisors and Advocates

Posted by Raymond Pun on 4/3/17 1:35 PM

Recently I’ve been seeing more and more students individually, and I’m certain my librarian colleagues in other institutions are doing the same. What’s happening is that more students are now seeking librarians as advisors and counselors.

First Year Experience, Uncategorized

ACRL 2017: FYE, Innovation, and New Information

Posted by Credo on 3/30/17 1:36 PM

We had an amazing time in Baltimore for the ACRL Conference, and we’re grateful to all of the librarians we got a chance to meet and talk to about the state of research and reference today.

Conferences, Events, First Year Experience, Trends in Reference, Uncategorized

ACRL Recap by FYE Librarian Correspondent Ray Pun

Posted by Raymond Pun on 3/28/17 2:43 PM

Digital Learning Objects: Exploring New Ways to Teach Online Learners

Conferences, Events, First Year Experience, Uncategorized

Webinar Recap: The First Year Library Experience

Posted by Duncan Whitmire on 3/21/17 3:18 PM

Librarians Ray Pun and Meggan Houlihan recently presented on best practices and new directions academic libraries can explore when providing orientation and instruction to first year students.

First Year Experience, Uncategorized, Webinars

Creative Assessments for the First Year Experience

Posted by Raymond Pun on 3/15/17 7:11 PM

By Raymond Pun and Katelyn Angell

First Year Experience, Uncategorized

Online Research and Fact Checking: Integrating Reference Materials Into Wikipedia for the Research Experience

Posted by Raymond Pun on 3/2/17 12:46 PM

March is Women’s History Month!

First Year Experience, Trends in Reference, Uncategorized

Game On: Tips & Tools to Make Instruction More Engaging

Posted by Raymond Pun on 2/19/17 8:25 PM

By Raymond Pun and Meggan Houlihan

First Year Experience, library instruction, Uncategorized