Creating Connections: How Libraries Can Use Exhibits to Welcome New Students
In Brief: Feelings of loneliness are common among first-year college students during the start of the academic year. Academic and social integration into the campus... Read More
Considering Outreach Assessment: Strategies, Sample Scenarios, and a Call to Action
In Brief: How do we measure the impact of our outreach programming? While there is a lot of information about successful outreach activities in the... Read More
A radical publishing collective: the Journal of Radical Librarianship
In Brief: the Journal of Radical Librarianship is a new open-access journal publishing scholarly work in the field of radical librarianship. The focus on critical... Read More
Making a New Table: Intersectional Librarianship
In Brief: When librarians discuss the lack of underrepresented populations in librarianship, the solutions suggested most often are recruitment and awareness. But these discussions focus... Read More
Ice Ice Baby: Are Librarian Stereotypes Freezing Us out of Instruction?
In Brief: Why do librarians struggle so much with instruction? Part of the problem is that we have so many facets to consider: pedagogy, campus culture,... Read More
Out of the Library and Into the Wild
By Lana Mariko Wood Librarians and library school students have a lot to gain by sharing their skills with groups outside of the library, such as... Read More
Collaborating with Faculty Part 1: A Five-Step Program
This is the first in a two-part series on librarian collaboration with faculty. Part 1 presents a five-step program for building collaborative relationships, while Part... Read More
Articulating Value in Special Collections: Are We Collecting Data that Matter?
As librarians, we invest a great deal of time and effort instructing researchers on how to use our materials. This is especially true for special... Read More
Outreach is (un)Dead.
By Emily Ford Outreach is dead. It’s time we put its body in a coffin, say our collective prayers and move on. You see, for most... Read More