Sona and I presenting on the Human Learning Library. Image credit: wilu2012's photostream on Flickr
A small Canadian conference focused on library instruction has proven its worth once again.
A few highlights from WILU 2012…
Michael Eisenberg delivered the keynote and made a number of good points, including: The importance of teaching students the [...]
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Saturday my co-worker Anne Marie Watson and I are presenting at the Alberta Library Conference in Jasper, Alberta.
The topic of our discussion is affordable ways to integrate mobile technologies into library services, including text reference, QR codes, and mobile-friendly websites and apps.
In other [...]
The Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) is an annual conference that highlights the latest research, education, and innovations in the areas of information literacy, library instruction, and research skills. http://sites.macewan.ca/wilu2012/about-2/
Registration is now closed [edited May 8] for WILU 2012 happening May 23-25 at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton Alberta. This year’s theme [...]
… started yesterday (January 30) and goes until February 5.
Take a look at how librarians around the world are documenting their days using social media by visiting the Library Day in the Life Project Wiki. Or check back here for my own daily updates.
To catch up, here is how my Monday-Tuesday of this [...]
Early bird registration is open until October 20, 2011 for the Augustana Information Literacy in Academic Libraries Workshop.
The event will be held at the University of Alberta- Augustana Campus in Camrose, AB on Thursday, November 17, 2011.
I attended last year and was thoroughly impressed with the quality of speakers and activities. This year’s [...]
On Thursday, April 14, I helped lead a workshop (turned webinar thanks to bad weather) at the Annual General Meeting- Spring 2011 of the Alberta Association of Academic Libraries (AAAL) in Calgary, Alberta.
Digital & Media Literacy @ RDC PRESENTERS: Kristine Plastow, Robyn Hall & Teneil Vuori, Red Deer College Library
The ability to interact [...]
Human Libraries are springing up all over the world. During these events, people become “living books” that can be signed out by library patrons and “read” via sharing their experiences. It is a great way to create stronger social cohesion and understanding among library community members.
I learned about this library phenomenon at the [...]
It is now officially too late to submit a proposal to the next Canadian Library Association National Conference taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia May 25-28, 2011.
However, you can view all of the proposed sessions online. I find this to be a very interesting feature, for it provides an insightful view into the different [...]
October 1st has been declared Follow a Library Day in the twitterverse.
This Friday, tweet the name of whatever libraries are your favorite to follow on Twitter along with the hashtag #followalibrary to share your library-appreciation with everyone you know.
More information is available on Facebook, Twitter and the #followalibrary blog.
Workshop on Instruction in Library Use (WILU) 2010 is right around the corner.
Registration is now open for this conference, which is taking place at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario May 12-14.
I have heard nothing but fantastic reviews of this small, annual conference, where the focus is on library instruction and information literacy.