Hot Topics Discussion Group Meeting
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Science & engineering subject specialists/liaisons are encountering dramatic shifts in assigned duties and new expectations for ‘traditional’ liaison roles. Peter Larsen, University of Rhode Island, will present the results of a survey conducted by the STS Subject Librarian Task Force in 2011, which examined the scope of work done by sci-tech liaison librarians. Elizabeth Berman,University of Vermont, will present the findings of the ACRL Information Literacy Standards Task Force, and implications of these findings for the future of library instruction. Ensuing discussion will help us collectively envision next steps and recommendations for action.