Academic Librarianship by Design: A Blended Librarian's Guide to the Tools and Techniques

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American Library Association, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 181 pages
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This new vision for designing the future of academic libraries enables librarians to become indispensable partners in the college teaching endeavor by integrating themselves into the instructional process. - Improve collaboration with faculty, researchers, and students to become an instructional partner - Connect with learners by applying design thinking to develop and enhance library services - Provide new tools for sharing information literacy and research process insights - Take leadership initiative to integrate the academic library and librarian into the teaching and learning process Scenarios, case studies, and profiles throughout illustrate the successes that real blended librarians are having on campuses. This practical, hands-on guide expands the possibilities for academic librarians in public service, reference, instruction, information literacy, and even library and information science students.
 

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Contents

Where It All Begins Blended Librarianship
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The Blended Librarian in Action Applying Design Thinking to Academic Librarianship
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ADDIE Putting the Design in Academic Librarianship by Design
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Whats in It for Them? Furthering Campus Collaboration through Design Thinking
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Applying Blended Librarianship to information Literacy through Course Management Systems
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Low Threshold Applications Helping Faculty Focus on New Technology
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Digital Learning Materials Enhancing the instructional Role of Librarians
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The Blended Librarians Online Learning Community Learning and Practicing Academic Librarianship by Design
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Evolving through Design Thinking New Roles for Academic Librarians
150
References
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Index
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