Share Your Expertise as an ACRL e-Learning Presenter

ACRL invites proposal submissions for the ACRL e-Learning program. Submit a proposal for a webcast or online course and share your knowledge and innovative developments with your colleagues. Complete details and the proposal submission form are available on the ACRL website. Proposals must be submitted by Friday, April 13, 2018. Notifications will be issued by …

When is a Library No Longer a Library? Passing from “Traditional” to Modern

The ACRL ULS Future of University Libraries Discussion Group Forum recorded a forum about digital libraries or what Corey Seeman from the University of Michigan calls “ethereal libraries.”  Also featured in the video is a presentation from Florida Polytechnic University “library.”  

HASTAC 2017

Barbara Lewis, Digital Learning Librarian, presented her poster, One to Many: The Possible Worlds of Online Exhibits, at HASTAC 2017 in Orlando, November 3-4.  The poster explores how online applications can be employed to deliver engaging and well-researched exhibits and presentations that challenge the creativity of the curator while teaching media and digital literacy skills.  Specifically, it demonstrates how six tools were …

Access Service Conference

Terry Hutchings, Operations Manager for Access Services at the USF Tampa Library attended the Access Services Conference. The conference began in 2009 ,held annually in November in Atlanta, is an opportunity to gather information and communicate with other access services professionals about circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, student worker management and security. Terry attended several presentations …

Shimberg Librarians Involved in Systematic Review on Dyadic Self-Care Interventions

Working with an international team of nursing researchers from USF health, Linköping University (Sweden), University of Kentucky, Moffitt Cancer Center, McMaster University, and the University of California Irvine, Shimberg librarians Allison M. Howard and Randall L. Polo recently participated in a systematic review (SR) of the literature. Published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, …

Call for Participation ACRL 2019

ACRL invites you to share your research and creative endeavors with your colleagues at ACRL 2019. Today’s academic and research libraries are vibrant and fast moving, responding quickly to changes in the higher education landscape. Just as our host city of Cleveland has undergone a revitalization in recent years, librarians must continually reinvent themselves to …

The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit Launches

The ACRL Framework Advisory Board (FAB) announced the launch of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Toolkit. The Toolkit is a freely available professional development resource that can be used and adapted for learning more about the Framework, learning strategies for using the Framework with library instruction, and also for forming a community of practice …

Upcoming ACRL-Choice Webinars

For summer 2017, the ACRL-Choice webinar program presents a diverse selection of subjects and experts. Click on each program title for more information and to register. July 18, 2:00 p.m. Eastern: “Academic Librarianship Today” with Yale University Library’s Todd Gilman, sponsored by Rowman & Littlefield. July 20, 2:00 p.m. Eastern: “American Fiction: Exploring the American …

Dealing with the Demand: Handling the Problems of Demand-Driven Acquisitions

Congratulations go to Dominique Bortmas, Bonita Pollock, and Brian Falato for their Florida Library Association Presentation, “Dealing with the Demand: Handling the Problems of Demand-Driven Acquisitions” on May 10th. The discussion talked about challenges such as duplication in the collection, vendor issues, URL problems, and record quality. If you would like to see the slide …

DHHC Shares Expertise on 3D Printing at Makerfest

USF Libraries was well represented by the Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections (DHHC) at this year’s  Makerfest event. The DHHC team was invited through the Tampa Bay Libraries Consortium (TBLC) to showcase 3D technology applications for libraries, and demonstrate ways that libraries can leverage our new 3D collections for immersive learning. This was the third year for the Makerfest, …