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Event Bites with LIRT

by Ning Zou on Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 12:20 pm

LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table) is organizing "Bites with LIRT" groups for lunch at moderately priced restaurants during the ALA Conference in Chicago, IL. This is your opportunity to meet other librarians interested in library instruction while enjoying lunch in a local restaurant.

 

LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table) is organizing "Bites with LIRT" groups for lunch at moderately priced restaurants during the ALA Conference in Chicago, IL. This is your opportunity to meet other librarians interested in library instruction while enjoying lunch in a local restaurant.

 

LIRT welcomes anyone who has an interest in instruction from all types of libraries. You need not be a member of LIRT to participate. We hope you will join us in this opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences about library instruction in a relaxed setting. Enjoy a stimulating and fun lunch with LIRT -- good food, good company, and interesting conversation. We will make the arrangements; all you have to do is reserve your spot and show up! 

 

Bites with LIRT is on Sunday June 25, noon to 1pm; RSVP by June 20.  

The Gage -- 24 S. Michigan Avenue

(Map and Details for The Gage)

Take the ALA Shuttle Route 1 and get off at Palmer House Hilton, four-minute walk to The Gage.

 

Ning Zou, Vice President/President Elect, Library Instruction Round Table.

 

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Event From Kindergartners to Collegians Helping Students Make the Grade (LIRT Conference Program 2017)

by Jennifer Corbin on Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 05:05 pm

As librarianship and library instruction continue to evolve across educational settings, library curricular embeddedness is quickly becoming the norm. This presentation will focus on the new fundamentals of library instruction and the growth of liaison responsibilities in various library settings. Discover how to teach information literacy and subject-specific learning skills to an array of patron groups, and learn how librarians can shape and enhance learning goals beyond library walls.

As librarianship and library instruction continue to evolve across educational settings, library curricular embeddedness is quickly becoming the norm. This presentation will focus on the new fundamentals of library instruction and the growth of liaison responsibilities in various library settings. Discover how to teach information literacy and subject-specific learning skills to an array of patron groups, and learn how librarians can shape and enhance learning goals beyond library walls. As always, the LIRT Conference Program seeks to have a lively presentation by speakers that will share experiences to inform learning in all types of libraries. We hope to see you there.

Location: McCormick Place West, W184a

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Event LIRT 40th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Ceremony

by Jennifer Corbin on Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 04:57 pm

Library Instruction Round Table is celebrating its 40th Anniversary and we invite you to join us at the Hilton Chicago, Williford Ballroom A on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Help celebrate this event with good music, good food, and good drinks (cash bar). Additionally, this year, the LIRT Awards ceremony will be combined with the anniversary celebration -- recognizing the accomplishments of librarians and libraries that promote information literacy, 

Library Instruction Round Table is celebrating its 40th Anniversary and we invite you to join us at the Hilton Chicago, Williford Ballroom A on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Help celebrate this event with good music, good food, and good drinks (cash bar). Additionally, this year, the LIRT Awards ceremony will be combined with the anniversary celebration -- recognizing the accomplishments of librarians and libraries that promote information literacy, 

This year we will be honoring Jo Angela Oehrli, Learning Librarian at the University of Michigan, Shapiro Undergraduate Library, winner of the 2017 LIRT Librarian Recognition Award, and Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library, winner of the 2017 LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award. Award recipients will be presented with a $1,000 cash prize and a plaque during the ceremony. The honorees will briefly discuss their work in forwarding information literacy..

All conference attendees are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Add the event to your calendar using the Conference scheduler.

This is the fourth year that LIRT has offered the Library Instruction Awards.

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Event Library Instruction Roundtable (LIRT) TLTC Webinar Series (digital pedagogy) - Part 1 Introducation and examples

by Ning Zou on Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 03:12 pm

Join the LIRT TLTC for an exciting three-part webinar series to be held on February 17, 24 and March 3 from 11 am - 12:30 pm CDT.

The series is designed to encourage an interactive and multi-faceted view of digital pedagogy and inspire engaging conversations surrounding the ways in which we integrate technology into our instructional activities from three broad perspectives:

Part 1: Introduction and examples

Part 2: Best practices in instructional design

Part 3: Best practices in assessment

 

Links to the webinar will be available soon.

Join the LIRT TLTC for an exciting three-part webinar series to be held on February 17, 24 and March 3 from 11 am - 12:30 pm CDT.

The series is designed to encourage an interactive and multi-faceted view of digital pedagogy and inspire engaging conversations surrounding the ways in which we integrate technology into our instructional activities from three broad perspectives:

Part 1: Introduction and examples

Part 2: Best practices in instructional design

Part 3: Best practices in assessment

 

Links to the webinar will be available soon.

If you have questions, please contact Cinthya Ippoliti at cinthya.ippoliti@okstate.edu

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Event LIRT Midwinter Discussion Forum -- Configure, Create, Conquer: Strategies for Using Learning Management Systems to Engage Staff and Users Across Libraries

by Billie Peterson-Lugo on Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 05:05 pm

Are you curious about creative, non-traditional ways that academic, public, and school librarians might be using learning management systems such as Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, etc.?  If so, we encourage you to come to the LIRT Midwinter Discussion Forum.

 

Are you curious about creative, non-traditional ways that academic, public, and school librarians might be using learning management systems such as Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, etc.?  If so, we encourage you to come to the LIRT Midwinter Discussion Forum.

 

The discussion will begin with 4 lightning presentations from librarians who will share information about their non-traditional use of learning management systems, followed by a brief period for questions and answers.  Then we’ll have some guided small group discussions, with the small groups sharing interesting ideas or challenges that emerged from the small group discussions.

The lightning talk presenters are:

  • Kate Conerton, Distance Learning Librarian, University of Wyoming
    Information Literacy Tutorials in the LMS
  • Kim Copenhaver, Reference, Instruction and Access Services Librarian, Eckerd College
    The Training Trifecta:  Learning Management Systems, Gamification and Library Student Employees
  • Beth Hatch, Special Projects Manager, Cleveland Heights - University Heights Public Library
    Learning Management Systems Uses in Public Libraries
  • Barbara Hopkins, District Library Media Specialist, Canyons School District
    Learning Management Systems in K-12 Libraries

Specific details are available on the LIRT website.

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Event LIRT Retreat

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

LIRT Strategic Planning Retreat: The purpose of the LIRT Strategic Retreat is to enhance, increase, and expand communication to School, Public, Special, and Academic instruction librarians. At the conclusion of the retreat, we want to take away plans to enhance and expand communication and increase the value of LIRT activities to instruction librarians.

Discussion Bites with LIRT in Chicago, Sat Jan. 31 and Sun Feb 1

by Jennifer Corbin on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 01:13 pm

Join LIRT for lunch in Chicago!

LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table) is organizing "Bites with LIRT" groups for lunch at moderately priced restaurants during the ALA Midwinter Conference in Chicago. This is your opportunity to meet other librarians interested in library instruction while enjoying lunch in a local restaurant.

LIRT welcomes anyone who has an interest in instruction from all types of libraries. You need not be a member of LIRT to participate.

Join LIRT for lunch in Chicago!

LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table) is organizing "Bites with LIRT" groups for lunch at moderately priced restaurants during the ALA Midwinter Conference in Chicago. This is your opportunity to meet other librarians interested in library instruction while enjoying lunch in a local restaurant.

LIRT welcomes anyone who has an interest in instruction from all types of libraries. You need not be a member of LIRT to participate.

We hope you will join us in this opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences about library instruction in a relaxed setting. Enjoy a stimulating and fun lunch with LIRT -- good food, good company, and interesting conversation. We will make the arrangements; all you have to do is reserve your spot and show up! Please RSVP at http://www.ala.org/lirt/bites-midwinter .

Lunch on Saturday, January 31, 2015 -- 12:00 PM, Tamarind - Asian Fusion -- 614 N. Wabash

Lunch on Sunday, February 1, 2015 -- 11:30 AM, Emerald Loop - Breakfast Buffet -- 216 N. Wabash

 

Look forward to seeing you at Bites with LIRT!

Ken Orenic and Ning Zou, Co-chair, LIRT Membership Committee

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Event Steering Committee I (LIRT)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 02:44 pm

meeting of the LIRT Steering Committee.

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Discussion Thursday, January 15th is the deadline for Library Instruction Round Table Award Nominations

by Sherri Brown on Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 07:23 am

Last Call:

Last Call:

 The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.  

The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is currently accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.

The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

Recipients will be honored at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. 

 For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

Thank you and good luck!

Best,
Sherri

 

Final reminder:

The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is currently accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

 The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.

The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

Recipients will be honored at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. 

For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

 

Thank you and good luck!

Best,
Sherri

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Final reminder:

The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination deadline is Thursday, January 15, 2015.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is currently accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

 The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.

The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

Recipients will be honored at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. 

For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

 

Thank you and good luck!

Best,
Sherri

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Discussion Reminder: ALA Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards Nominations Due January 15, 2015

by Sherri Brown on Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 07:47 am

The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination period is now open until January 15, 2015.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is now accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination period is now open until January 15, 2015.  

 The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is now accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 

 The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.

The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

Recipients will be honored at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. 

 For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

 

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The mission of the Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is to provide a forum for discussion of activities, programs, and problems of instruction in the use of libraries; to contribute to the education and training of librarians for library instruction; to promote instruction in the use of libraries as an essential library service, and to serve as a channel of communication on library instruction between the ALA divisions, ALA and ACRL committees, state clearinghouses, Project LOEX, other organizations concerned with instruction in the use of libraries, and members of the Association.

Learn more about LIRT on the ALA website.

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