The Evolving Librarian: Webinar Recap

Posted by Credo on 10/13/16 8:56 AM

Harvard librarian Cheryl LaGuardia recently stopped by to drop some knowledge on the evolving nature of librarianship in the 21st century. No slides, no frills, just two amazing librarians talking about the nature of change, competition from the resources that deliver easy (if not always reliable) information, and what librarians should be doing to stay relevant in the 21st century. Rosemary Meszaros of Western Kentucky University moderates, adding some of her own pithy observations along the way. Some of their discussion touches on:

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Primary Sources & Today's Libraries: Credo Survey

Posted by Credo on 10/12/16 10:53 AM

We recently surveyed our newsletter recipients on the topic of primary sources and their importance to libraries.

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Announcing Credo Education's User Summit & Building Learning Communities Forum

Posted by Credo on 9/8/16 1:24 PM

October 6th and 7th will mark the first ever Credo Education User Summit and Building Learning Communities Forum in Raleigh, NC. Existing and potential Courseware customers are invited to explore innovative ways to build stronger learning communities. Dr. Alison Head of Project Information Literacy will keynote Day 1 of the summit with, "What Happens to Learning After College?" On Day 2, Dr. Brent Keltner of Credo Education will present, "Skills for the New Economy." See the full schedule here.

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A Community of Learners: How librarians can boost learning in a culture of assessment

Posted by Credo on 9/6/16 12:59 PM

It's no secret that retention is one of the driving factors when it comes to success in higher ed today. We know that retention is tied in with how well students perform, and that accurate assessment is instrumental in identifying gaps and cultivating student skills. Next month Credo will host librarians from Mount Saint Mary College as they provide the real world examples and outcomes of how they were able to harness some of the most innovative technology to boost learning outcomes and retention.

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Borrow, Repurpose, and Share: Credo & LibGuides Webcast Recap

Posted by Credo on 8/23/16 2:42 PM

Sara Davidson Squibb, Head of User Communication and Instruction at the University of California, Merced, recently hosted a webcast with us where she shared how Credo content can be shared, repurposed and embedded on library guides through the LibGuides platform. Watch the video below to see how she repurposed Credo guides to prepare local Subject Guides. She also talked about how her library pointed students to Credo content on Instruction Guides through search widgets, direct linking to books, and a tutorial for flipped classroom use.

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How to Build Effective Student Research Skills in the 21st Century: Webcast Recap

Posted by Credo on 6/13/16 8:31 PM

High School librarians Amy Voorhees and Rachel Bielby recently joined us to share how they bridge the gap between library and classroom to prepare students for college-level research. Amy is the library director at Kent School in Kent, Connecticut, and Rachel is the librarian at Sacred Heart-Griffen School in Springfield, Illinois.

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Faculty collaboration when you can’t meet face-to-face: Webcast Recap

Posted by Credo on 5/3/16 3:30 PM

Jennifer Hill works at John Hopkins University in a department called the Entrepreneurial Library Program. Her team created and maintains an online library for Excelsior College, where students and faculty are located all over the country, providing some unique challenges in terms of collaboration. She recently joined us and shared some of her strategies for increasing faculty engagement.  

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Four Paths to Faculty Engagement: Webcast Recap

Posted by Credo on 4/21/16 11:05 AM

Nicole Romyak and Chris Williams of Horry Georgetown Technical College recently joined us to discuss the four paths librarians should take to increase faculty collaboration.

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Building faculty engagement from composition to capstone: Webcast recap

Posted by Credo on 4/12/16 2:05 PM

Rebecca Donlan, Assistant Director for Collection Management at Florida Gulf Coast University Library, presented during our Faculty Engagement webcast on how collaboration between faculty and librarians in the school’s FGSU Scholars program has mutually benefited all parties. 

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Building Successful Faculty Engagement Programs - Webcast Recap

Posted by Credo on 3/24/16 11:40 AM

In  the most recent installment of our #ReferenceStrategy webinar series, four librarians shared strategies they've used to build successful faculty engagement programs on their campuses. Rebecca Donlan outlined a program Florida Gulf Coast University created to enhance their culture of inquiry "from composition to capstone." Horry Georgetown Technical College's Nicole Romyak and Chris Williams explained concrete examples of initiatives they've taken to reach out to faculty on their campus and the results such efforts have yielded. Jennifer Hill from Excelsior College outlined how her institution's course development teams have benefitted faculty, librarians, and students.

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