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Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Faculty Body: The Role of Microaggressions & Incivility
Are we doing enough to recruit and retain a diverse faculty body? Despite a variety of efforts to increase underrepresented populations within the professoriate, diversity gains remain minimal. Presenters will introduce ...
Librarian's Role in General Education: Authentically Assessing Information Literacy Skills via English Composition Classes
This poster reports on a method used at Auburn University Libraries to assess information literacy skills of students that incorporates both formative and summative authentic assessment.
Closing the Loop on Information Literacy Instruction
Authentic assessment of course-integrated information literacy sessions
Information and Interaction Needs of Distance Students: Are Academic Libraries Meeting the Challenge?
One of the trends currently affecting academic libraries is higher education’s expanding use of online instruction and a rising number of totally online degree programs. As libraries have transitioned from primarily print ...
A Discovery of Trees: A Comparison and Evaluation of Five Web-Scale Discovery Tool Services
Web scale discovery tool services allow users to search all of a library’s physical items, licensed electronic content, and local digital collections via a single search box and receive relevance ranked results. Prior ...
AlabamaMosaic: A Distributed Digital Collection of Cultural Heritage Materials
Panel abstract: Virtual libraries are consolidated indexes of digital items harvested from different repositories. Started by a handful of institutions in 2001, AlabamaMosaic now contains almost 80,000 items from more than ...
AlabamaMosaic: A Short History
Presentation on the history of AlabamaMosaic.
Presentation on the collaborative digital collection AlabamaMosaic.
Creating a Sustainable Information Literacy Program Using the Train-the-Trainer Model
Using the train-the-trainer model as our foundation, we created a new information literacy program in an introductory lab course. We will describe the program’s development, implementation, and evolution since first ...