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Waking up the library tour: Keeping it interesting with Instagram
(Atlantic Provinces Library Association, 2014-11)
The thing about failing: Exploring a research assignment for re-admitted students
Two librarians at Dalhousie have partnered with an existing learning skills summer program for re-admitted students. We aimed to help students develop better research practices, and my role was to design an IL session and ...
Creating a “new normal”: Transforming instruction for MLIS students
Over the past few years, the Dalhousie Libraries and the School of Information Management (SIM) have made concerted efforts to forge a stronger connection with one another. This presentation will outline the process of ...
Making the familiar strange: Exploring Wikipedia in edit mode
This session will outline a Wikipedia editing exercise that adds depth to a one-shot IL session. Participants will gain ideas for creating a workable Wikipedia editing assignment that targets students’ searching, evaluation, ...
Academic Librarians as Successful Researchers: Discussion with Kristin Hoffmann
(Atlantic Provinces Library Association, 2015-10-25)
Inquiry, strategy, context: Information literacy threshold concepts and the curriculum
Threshold concepts have recently ignited the discussion around information literacy, and have provided a context for librarians to re-evaluate how we contribute to student success. Last year, the Association of College & ...
Good things come in small packages: Re-imagining IL in the first-year seminar
This presentation will explore the literature on librarian roles and embeddedness in first year seminars. Two of Dalhousie's first year humanities seminars will be used as case studies to demonstrate the innovative integration ...