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Information Literacy Instruction is Not Limited to the Library

6-Step Information Literacy Program: Curriculum Mapping for Small Colleges

Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) is a requirement for most accrediting agencies (ABHE, ATS, TRACS, and most regional agencies). That means that each school must offer Information Literacy instruction to its students—all its students. Depending on the agency, the requirements vary. In essence, though, all of the agencies want each college to offer ILI to every […]

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Five Reasons Why Joining a Professional Library Association Will Increase Your Staff Productivity and Library Efficiency While Saving Money

In the current economic climate when administrators are under pressure to reduce expenses and still increase productivity, they may be tempted to limit professional memberships to one staff member per organization, or they might cut the budget for joining any association altogether. This may be especially true when it comes to the budget allocation for libraries. […]

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Biblically-based Counseling Resources: A Fresh Look

“I need help,” a student worker confides. “I don’t know who to talk to.” Academic librarians may often find themselves in counseling situations.  More importantly, they need to assure that the resources are available for supporting courses in counseling… or even for helping another student or faculty member who needs these kinds of materials. The […]

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