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Librarians unite to edit Wikipedia

Imagine a World where Every Librarian Added One More Reference to Wikipedia.

Whether we admit it or not, most people start their research with Wikipedia. It serves its purpose: to give a general idea of a topic and sometimes where to find more research.

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How to get involved in ALA & ACRL as a student

Today marks the end of our ACRL/HLS Collaboration, check out Dylan Burns’s post on ACRLog about “Experience and LIS education.” Thanks to everyone involved, from the readers, to the contributors, to Sarah and Dylan for setting this up.  669 more words

Professional Life

Analyzing the Knowledge Practices of the ACRL Framework (Part II)

For this post, I delved into the “Information Creation as a Process” frame. Again, I found that most of the knowledge practices were written more like cognitive processes. 780 more words

Instructional Design

Professional Development as a Student

Emily Minehart, second year MLIS student at the University of Illinios, Urbana-Champaign, and member of the SNAP Roundtable Steering Committee, contributed a post for ACRL’s blog on how important having a mentor is as a student and new professional in the archives field. 17 more words

Calling Academic Librarians: ACRL: NE Access Services Group meeting, Friday, December 4

Association of College and Research Libraries, New England Chapter

Access Services Interest Group

What the cool kids are doing: Innovations in Access Services and Resource Sharing… 274 more words

Story-time for faculty: the pedagogical allure of the new Framework for Information Literacy

Like most people, I love stories. The longer and more complicated, the better. In the last year, nothing has grabbed my attention more than the riveting saga of the new… 773 more words

Information Literacy

The Pursuit of Academic Librarianship

This story is a stroll down memory lane, otherwise known as my route to librarianship. While I’m not a professional librarian yet, please consider this my origin story. 658 more words