New textbook: Introduction to College Research

A new open-access textbook on information literacy and research is: Butler, W.D., Sargent, A. & Smith, K. (2021). Introduction to College Research. Pressbooks. https://introtocollegeresearch.pressbooks.com/

It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. From the introduction:

New open access textbook: Instruction in Libraries and Information Centers: An Introduction

New open access textbook by Laura Saunders,  Associate Professor at Simmons University School of Library and Information Science, and Melissa Wong, instructor in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:

Saunders, L. and Wong, M. (2020). Instruction in Libraries and Information Centers: An Introduction. Windsor & Downs Press. DOI: 10.21900/wd.12
https://iopn.library.illinois.edu/books/windsor-downs/catalog/book/12

Generating Interdisciplinary Dialogue: A Book Discussion to Consider the Place of Data Visualization in the Classroom

A new editorial by Shannon Sheridan and Rick Fisher of the University of Wyoming deals with their collaboration aimed at using a book discussion group on data visualization “to challenge and extend faculty’s views about what counts as academic and disciplinary ‘communication,’ a concept that is often quite narrowly defined in classroom settings”:

"Teaching Online in Unusual Times" on July 27th

Forwarding an event that may be of interest.  Membership in the ACRL History Librarians group is not required to attend.
 
Best,
Eric Novotny
 
Join the ACRL History Librarians Interest Group in an open conversation about online instruction sessions in preparation for the Fall semester.
 
During this session, we will be hearing from a few of our executive committee members on instruction sessions they have led in response to working from home, but we also want to hear from you!
 
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CFP: "Evidence: The Use and Misuse of Data," June 5, 2020, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA

Inspired by its 2020 exhibition Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist, the American Philosophical Society Library & Museum is organizing a daylong symposium that explores the nature of evidence. The symposium reflects Benjamin Franklin’s many different uses of information and data throughout his life.

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