Archive for March, 2012
March 21, 2012 | 7 comments
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 community organizations, social justice groups, and non-profits. By building coalitions and offering support to different groups, librarians help lend their particular expertise while simultaneously advancing the roles of these groups….
March 7, 2012 | 7 comments
By Natalie Tagge My best experience as a teacher-librarian was leading a credit, semester-long course while a librarian at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) during which my students came to care deeply about the topical content and used their developing research skills to further their engagement. For librarians, though, this is the exception rather…