Teaching with Digital Badges: Best Practices for Libraries
Thursday, August 22, 2 PM

Join University at Albany librarians Kelsey O'Brien and Trudi Jacobson as they discuss the digital badging program they’ve implemented at their library, and outline tips and best practices regarding badging. The presenters, editors of Teaching with Digital Badges: Best Practices for Libraries (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), will provide attendees with lessons learned and advice on how to launch your own micro-credentialing effort and make it a success.

Kelsey O'Brien
Information Literacy Librarian
University  Albany, SUNY
Trudi Jacobson, MLS, MA
Head of the Information Literacy Department
University  Albany, SUNY

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Creating a Buzz: Getting Faculty and Students Excited About Library Resources
April 24, 2019

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Brandy Burbante, Assistant Librarian and Assistant Professor at Nicholls State University,  discusses how she creates buzz around her library’s resources—sometimes before her subscriptions even begin! 

Science IL: A Case Study of a Long-Term Library / Science Faculty Collaboration
February 28th, 2019

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In this webinar, Shawna Thorup, Head of Reference and Instruction at NorthWest Arkansas Community College, and Professor Carey Chaney, a science faculty member at the same institution, shared their journey from a 2016 presentation about ACRL’s framework to today.

Setting up a Successful Peer Research Service

November 15th, 2018

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For the past several years, Penn State Libraries have offered peer research services—students helping students—in the libraries’ Research Bar. Librarians Hailley Fargo and Claire Giancakos, describe their daily work and how to run a successful peer research service.

Know News Panel: Engaging Across Allied Professions to Counter Misinformation
December 6th, 2018

Webinar Recording - listen

Highlights from the symposium and detail next steps and ongoing efforts, including those from the Know News Symposium white paper. 

Current Trends and Insights in Information Literacy
October 25, 2018

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Webinar Slides - Elyse Eidman-AadahlApril Sheppard & Shannon JohnsonSarah Wagner

Following the Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy (GICOIL), we assembled a “best of” panel of presenters to share their findings, allowing you to enjoy this valuable conference experience from your desk. 

In a Perfect World: Successful Outreach to Faculty
September 20, 2018

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Webinar Slides - April Sheppard's slides

April Sheppard joined us to share her outreach methods for improving faculty awareness of the library’s IL services, with tips and takeaways you can use. 

What's New in IL: Credo's Interns Discuss Current Work
July 26, 2018

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Webinar Slides - Tessa Gutierrez, and Alice Hannah Kalinowski

Henrietta Verma, Credo Customer Success Manager, joined former Credo interns to discuss emerging research and practices being undertaken in library schools and in the field to help prove your library’s value.

Accreditation Tips and Pitfalls
June 28, 2018

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Webinar Slides - Kate Sawyer's slides

This webinar highlighted common pitfalls (specifically regarding library service standards) faced by institutions when seeking accreditation. Speakers reviewed the standards pertaining to these common problem areas and gave tips and pointers to assure a successful self-study, accreditation review, and visit. 

Information Literacy in a New Media Landscape
April 26, 2018

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Webinar Slides -  Vanessa Otero's Slides

Vanessa Otero, creator of the highly regarded original media bias chart shared ideas for how to cope with a rapidly changing media landscape and navigate new conversations in media and information literacy.

How To Engage Faculty and Students in Critical Thinking Work
March 22, 2018

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Webinar Slides - Ellen Carey's Slides

In this session, Ellen Carey, Librarian and Assistant Professor at Santa Barbara City College, discussed how to apply the ACRL Framework in order to engage faculty and students in understanding information literacy and critical thinking in a lasting way.

How To Implement the Framework for Information Literacy with Classroom Faculty
March 8, 2018

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Webinar Slides - Janice Baskin and Dave Harmeyer's Slides

A discussion of, and answer to questions such as, Are you working with classroom faculty so that students are engaging in information literacy experiences that are measurable? Do you have a plan for the Framework on your campus? Are you expected to incorporate the Framework into your one-shot library instructions? 

Beyond the Library: Using the Credo Modules With or Without the Library
February 22, 2018

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Webinar Slides - Karen Carreras-Hubbard's slides

Karen Carreras-Hubbard of Berkshire Community College shared her multi-pronged strategy for making the most of her library’s Credo Instruct subscription. She discussed the different ways librarians, faculty and professional staff at her school use Instruct within the Library and independently.