Tag Archive: instruction

Feb 14

Session Proposal:Teaching Media, Digital, Computer and Information Literacies

The more I teach infolit courses, the more I realize I have to teach little tricks of computer use, like ctl-F for find, or where the address bar is, or that you don’t have to go to Google, you can just type in the web address. ¬†When students use their own laptops or tablets, we …

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Jan 24

Session Proposal: Teaching New Users (General Discussion)

On one side, we have the creation, preservation, and presentation of content. On the other, we have our users. With so many fantastic resources available, how do we help our users find exactly what they need? I would like to share and hear about techniques and tools used to connect researchers of all levels with …

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Jan 16

Session Proposal: The changing world of ebooks

The changing world of ebooks Given: Patrons will increasingly use ebooks in the coming years. What can librarians do to: Provide the titles they need (purchase outright, purchase-on-demand, provide changing content in the form of vendor packages such as ebrary) Ascertain what titles they need (solicit patron input, offer purchase-on-demand) Make ebooks easily accessible (for …

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