Academic journal article Reference & User Services Quarterly

Creating and Sharing Online Library Instruction

Academic journal article Reference & User Services Quarterly

Creating and Sharing Online Library Instruction

Article excerpt

Creating and Sharing Online Library Instruction. By Joelle Pitts, Sara K. Kearns, and Heather Collins. Chicago, IL: Neal-Schuman, 2017. 160 p. Paper $54.00 (ISBN 978-08389-1562-2).

Online instruction over the last decade has proliferated in many academic areas, and library instruction is no exception. The ability to teach important topics such as critical thinking and research skills to a large number of students at once has created demand for more online library instruction. In the past, bibliographic instruction differed from library to library, even as online instruction became commonplace at many institutions. But recently, many libraries have begun collaborating, sharing their online instruction content and assessment as a time-saving (and budget-saving) alternative to conducting their instruction on their own.

One such consortium is the New Literacies Alliance (NLA), consisting of the Kansas State University Libraries and the University of Kansas Medical Center Dykes Library. Created in 2012, the NLA maximizes the two institutions' resources to provide improved instruction content and assessment. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.