Author Archives: amylsonn

Benefits of hosting an Open House in the Academic Library

Hosting an open house is a good time for an academic library to advertise all of their services especially collaborative services geared towards professors and other departments. Check out Stanford University Libraries’ large scale open house. They attract students, staff,

Benefits of hosting an Open House in the Academic Library

Hosting an open house is a good time for an academic library to advertise all of their services especially collaborative services geared towards professors and other departments. Check out Stanford University Libraries’ large scale open house. They attract students, staff,

Tips on Using Databases

TOP TEN DATABASE SEARCH TIPS This top ten list from Berkeley City College is a good concise way for passing on tips on searching varied databases. Academic libraries may consider making search tips attractive to students by using phrases like

Tips on Using Databases

TOP TEN DATABASE SEARCH TIPS This top ten list from Berkeley City College is a good concise way for passing on tips on searching varied databases. Academic libraries may consider making search tips attractive to students by using phrases like

Course-Integrated Library Assignments

Course-Integrated Library Instruction at Milne Library. This is an example a concise little post on an academic library website that serves as a model for an academic or school librarian concerned about sharing their services with professors and teachers. The

Course-Integrated Library Assignments

Course-Integrated Library Instruction at Milne Library. This is an example a concise little post on an academic library website that serves as a model for an academic or school librarian concerned about sharing their services with professors and teachers. The

IL in Special Libraries – Corporations

Information Literacy in the Workplace This is an older article/post from 2001, but it has some helpful information about communicating information literacy skills to coworkers in a corporate setting. While there are many articles devoted to educating students about IL

IL in Special Libraries – Corporations

Information Literacy in the Workplace This is an older article/post from 2001, but it has some helpful information about communicating information literacy skills to coworkers in a corporate setting. While there are many articles devoted to educating students about IL

Planning Programming

Planning Programming for Librarians This site has many, many useful links for planning programming in most library-related topics! Posts from academic libraries, to copyright, grant funding, Civil War programming, early literacy, library students, school libraries, underserved populations, you name it!

Planning Programming

Planning Programming for Librarians This site has many, many useful links for planning programming in most library-related topics! Posts from academic libraries, to copyright, grant funding, Civil War programming, early literacy, library students, school libraries, underserved populations, you name it!

Citation Help for College Students

OWL – Purdue Online Writing Lab I often use this site when I need to help students with the rules for citations in different citation styles. I also like to direct students to this chart when they are deciding which

Citation Help for College Students

OWL – Purdue Online Writing Lab I often use this site when I need to help students with the rules for citations in different citation styles. I also like to direct students to this chart when they are deciding which

Communicating Online Presence & Social Media

Success Strategies for Online Communication This site for NOVA – Northern Virgina Community College presents a great outline for instructing students on how to be digital citizens. This simple list may be helpful for librarians who are planning First Year

Communicating Online Presence & Social Media

Success Strategies for Online Communication This site for NOVA – Northern Virgina Community College presents a great outline for instructing students on how to be digital citizens. This simple list may be helpful for librarians who are planning First Year