Category Archives: student engagement

Some Thoughts on Social Media Outreach

These days a lot of our discussion has revolved around how the pandemic affects what we do.  For example, how has going completely virtual impacted reference stats?  I’ve heard different tales from different schools.  But what I want to ask … Continue reading

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Following the Crowd

This past week was a tough one for everyone.  As our collective fate hung in the balance, we were somehow expected to function?  To work, to raise our kids, to maintain our mental health. I suffer from anxiety.  Last week … Continue reading

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What’s a Librarian Without a Library?

As many of us continue working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve been exploring what it means to be a librarian without full access to a physical library building. Can we really provide the same depth and scope of services remotely for an extended period of time, without losing value or disappointing our … Continue reading

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Drafting a Take Home Final with Impact

Last week I gave out my take home final for my Case Law Legal Research Class.  Much to the students’ initial chagrin, it’s 14 pages, but I give them two weeks to complete it and it covers things we have … Continue reading

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Class Exercise: Turning Research into a Deliverable Using Analytics

 It’s spooky season, so dare I bring up ABA     accreditation standards and “experiential   learning”? Maybe it’s just me but it feels like the   initial buzz around the ABA’s experiential learning standards has quieted a bit. However, I serve on … Continue reading

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