Library Impact Research Report: A Toolkit for Demonstrating and Measuring Impact of Primary Sources in Teaching and Learning

"As part of ARL’s Research Library Impact Framework initiative, a team from the University of Pittsburgh Library System addressed how special collections support teaching, learning, and research. This project developed a toolkit that allows measurement of impact of engagement with primary sources."

From vaults to virtual classes, library archives enrich teaching

At Cornell, "archivists, curators and librarians are finding virtual ways to help instructors teach research, using gems from Cornell University Library’s rare and distinctive (RAD) collections, from medieval texts on parchment to punk show flyers."

Source: "From vaults to virtual classes, library archives enrich teaching," Cornell Chronicle, January 21, 2021,

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

Becoming a copyright coach: an interview with editors Kevin L. Smith and Erin L. Ellis

In this interview of Kevin L. Smith and Erin L. Ellis, authors of Coaching Copyright (2019), they discuss "why coaching is the perfect approach for offering copyright guidance and how to integrate copyright coaching into an existing instruction program".

Source: ALA Store blog, November 1, 2019,

Call for Papers: Academia and Wikipedia: Critical Perspectives in Education and Research (Maynooth University, June 18, 2018)

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Call for Papers
June 18, 2018
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