ACRL LPSS Professional Development Committee (Law and Political Science Section) Committee

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Dear ACRL LPSS Members,

The Library Instruction Committee of the ACRL’s Law and Political Science Section invites you to participate in a survey.  This survey includes a series of items soliciting opinions on possible changes to the LPSS Political Science Research Competency Guidelines, as well as a short demographic section. The survey should take about 10-15 minutes to complete.  

Participation is completely voluntary, and individual items may be skipped or omitted as desired.  You will not be required to identify yourself in order to complete the survey.

Follow this link to the survey, or cut and paste this link into your browser.

LPSS Political Science Research Competency Guidelines Survey

The LPSS Library Instruction Committee is pleased to announce that the 2013 LPSS Annual Program Bibliography is now available online at:

http://libguides.uwb.edu/lpss2013

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Discussion 2013 LPSS Annual Program Bibliography Now Available Online

by Rosalind Fielder on Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 10:41 pm

The LPSS Library Instruction Committee is pleased to announce that the 2013 LPSS Annual Program Bibliography is now available online at:

http://libguides.uwb.edu/lpss2013

The LPSS Library Instruction Committee is pleased to announce that the 2013 LPSS Annual Program Bibliography is now available online at:

http://libguides.uwb.edu/lpss2013

The program theme this year is "Preparing, Sharing, & Archiving: What Scholars in Political Science and Law Need to Know and How We Can Help Them." The guide currently includes the following topic pages: Issues Overview, Author's Rights, Open Access, Libraries & Scholarly Communication, and Selected Works from Panel Speakers.

Additional content will soon be added to the bibliography. So, check back periodically for new content. Thanks to the members of the LPSS Library Instruction Committee for their hard work on the bibliography and their participation throughout the past year. The committee members are:

Brett Cloyd
Alyssa Deuschler
David McCaslin
David Schwieder
Rosalind Tedford
Graham Walden
Elizabeth White

An extra special thanks to Alyssa Deuschler and Brett Cloyd, Alyssa for a wonderful job of developing and maintaining the Annual Program Bibliography LibGuide for a second year, and Brett for his pivotal and excellent leadership while coordinating the work of the committee on the bibliography this year. Many thanks to you both for volunteering.

Comments on the guide are most welcome.

In Service,

Rosalind Fielder, Committee Chair

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Discussion Take the LPSS Political Science Research Competency Guidelines Survey

by Rosalind Fielder on Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 10:38 pm

Dear ACRL LPSS Members,

The Library Instruction Committee of the ACRL’s Law and Political Science Section invites you to participate in a survey.  This survey includes a series of items soliciting opinions on possible changes to the LPSS Political Science Research Competency Guidelines, as well as a short demographic section. The survey should take about 10-15 minutes to complete.  

Participation is completely voluntary, and individual items may be skipped or omitted as desired.  You will not be required to identify yourself in order to complete the survey.

Follow this link to the survey, or cut and paste this link into your browser.

LPSS Political Science Research Competency Guidelines Survey

Dear ACRL LPSS Members,

The Library Instruction Committee of the ACRL’s Law and Political Science Section invites you to participate in a survey.  This survey includes a series of items soliciting opinions on possible changes to the LPSS Political Science Research Competency Guidelines, as well as a short demographic section. The survey should take about 10-15 minutes to complete.  

Participation is completely voluntary, and individual items may be skipped or omitted as desired.  You will not be required to identify yourself in order to complete the survey.

Follow this link to the survey, or cut and paste this link into your browser.

LPSS Political Science Research Competency Guidelines Survey

The survey will remain open until Monday, July 22, 11:59 pm EST. Your participation would be most helpful and it will help to advance librarianship and research in political science and law.

If you have any questions, please contact me using the email address listed below.

On behalf of the Law and Political Science Section Library Instruction Committee, I thank you for your interest and participation.

Sincerely,

David Schwieder

Survey Administrator  

dschwieder@uflib.ufl.edu

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Event LPSS Library Instruction Committee (LIC) Meeting, Pre-ALA Annual 2013

by Rosalind Fielder on Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 10:40 pm

LPSS Library Instruction Committee (LIC) Meeting, Pre-ALA Annual 2013
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 3:00pm-4:30pm CST
Location: Virtual Meeting via Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate)

Meeting Link: http://bit.ly/rfieldervirtualoffice

The meeting agenda is attached. It also follows below.

LPSS Library Instruction Committee (LIC) Meeting, Pre-ALA Annual 2013
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 3:00pm-4:30pm CST
Location: Virtual Meeting via Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate)

Meeting Link: http://bit.ly/rfieldervirtualoffice

The meeting agenda is attached. It also follows below.

Although the meeting is not scheduled to begin until 3:00pm CST, participants can join the meeting starting at 2:00pm. Please contact Rosalind Fielder by email (rfielder.csu@gmail.com) or phone (773-821-2431) as soon as possible concerning problems entering the meeting session. Please include "LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting, ALA Annual 2013" in the email subject line.

Note: If this is the first time you will be using Blackboard Collaborate, you may be prompted to download some software, which may take only several minutes or as much as 20 minutes depending
upon your Internet connection speed. You can pre-configure your system with the required software by going to the support page located at:

http://www.elluminate.com/support/

You will need a microphone to be able to talk during the meeting. If you are using a standard microphone rather than a headset, please mute your speakers while you are talking to avoid an echo. If you don't have a microphone, you can communicate via the chat window.


AGENDA (Draft)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of the Minutes from 2013 ALA Midwinter Conference
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Update on Political Science Research Competency Guidelines Survey
a. Where things stand
b. Where we go from here
5. Possible change(s) to the LIC Charge
6. Possible virtual committee meeting schedule after ALA annual and before Midwinter
a. Plan Annual Program Bibliography
b. Plan activities related to additions to the LIC charge
7. Open Discussion
8. Closing Remarks
9. Adjournment

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Event REMINDER - LPSS Library Instruction Committee (LIC) Meeting, Pre-ALA Annual 2013

by Rosalind Fielder on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 02:35 pm

LPSS Library Instruction Committee (LIC) Meeting, Pre-ALA Annual 2013
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 3:00pm-4:30pm CST
Location: Virtual Meeting via Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate)

Meeting Link: http://bit.ly/rfieldervirtualoffice

The meeting agenda is attached. It also follows below.

LPSS Library Instruction Committee (LIC) Meeting, Pre-ALA Annual 2013
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 3:00pm-4:30pm CST
Location: Virtual Meeting via Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate)

Meeting Link: http://bit.ly/rfieldervirtualoffice

The meeting agenda is attached. It also follows below.

Although the meeting is not scheduled to begin until 3:00pm CST, participants can join the meeting starting at 2:00pm. Please contact Rosalind Fielder by email (rfielder.csu@gmail.com) or phone (773-821-2431) as soon as possible concerning problems entering the meeting session. Please include "LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting, ALA Annual 2013" in the email subject line.

Note: If this is the first time you will be using Blackboard Collaborate, you may be prompted to download some software, which may take only several minutes or as much as 20 minutes depending
upon your Internet connection speed. You can pre-configure your system with the required software by going to the support page located at:

http://www.elluminate.com/support/

You will need a microphone to be able to talk during the meeting. If you are using a standard microphone rather than a headset, please mute your speakers while you are talking to avoid an echo. If you don't have a microphone, you can communicate via the chat window.

 


 

AGENDA (Draft)

1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Approval of the Minutes from 2013 ALA Midwinter Conference
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Update on Political Science Research Competency Guidelines Survey
a. Where things stand
b. Where we go from here
5. Possible change(s) to the LIC Charge
6. Possible virtual committee meeting schedule after ALA annual and before Midwinter
a. Plan Annual Program Bibliography
b. Plan activities related to additions to the LIC charge
7. Open Discussion
8. Closing Remarks
9. Adjournment

 

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Discussion REMINDER/UPDATE: LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting, ALA Midwinter 2012

by Rosalind Fielder on Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 03:52 pm

LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting, ALA Midwinter 2012
Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2:30pm-4pm CST
Location: Virtual meeting  - WebEx (details below)
Convener: Rosalind Fielder, Committee Chair.
Contact Information:  rfielder.csu@gmail.com  or 773-821-2431

The meeting agenda is attached.

There are two options for attending this meeting via WebEx:

LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting, ALA Midwinter 2012
Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2:30pm-4pm CST
Location: Virtual meeting  - WebEx (details below)
Convener: Rosalind Fielder, Committee Chair.
Contact Information:  rfielder.csu@gmail.com  or 773-821-2431

The meeting agenda is attached.

There are two options for attending this meeting via WebEx:

Option 1: To join the meeting online and have access to the chat window and any documents presented on-screen, RSVP to Rosalind Tedford at tedforrl@wfu.edu by 12pm CST on Wednesday, January 4, 2011. You will receive a meeting invitation via WebEx with instructions on how to join the meeting online.

Option 2: To join the audio conference only, call one of the numbers listed below and enter the access code:
Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-668-4493     
Call-in toll number (US/Canada): +1-408-600-3600     
Global call-in numbers: https://wfu.webex.com/wfu/globalcallin.php?serviceType=MC&ED=148434902&tollFree=1
Toll-free dialing restrictions: http://www.webex.com/pdf/tollfree_restrictions.pdf

Access code:646 320 170

The meeting will be recorded. The recording will only be used as a reference to committee members and will not be distributed to the public.

Note: Although the meeting is not scheduled to begin until 2:30pm CST, participants can join the meeting starting at 2:00pm. If you will be participating in the meeting online (Option 1), you do not need a microphone. When you join the meeting, you will be given the option of accessing the audio via phone.

**Recommedations for Online Meeting Participants**

Visit the WebEx meeting site about 45 minutes prior to the start of the meeting to test your system if:

1) you have not attended a WebEx meeting before or

2) you are using a different computer than you used in the past to attend a WebEx meeting or

3) you are using a different browser than you used before to attend a WebEx meeting.

You  may need to install additional plugins. There is a link to test your system on the starting page for the meeting. In addition, when you join the meeting,  you may need to install the WebEx Meeting Center Application.

Please contact Rosalind Fielder by email (rfielder.csu@gmail.com) by 1pm CST the day of the meeting if you have questions or need additional information. Please include "LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting, ALA Midwinter 2012" in the subject line.

 

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Discussion LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting , ALA Midwinter 2012

by Rosalind Fielder on Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 03:50 pm

LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting , ALA Midwinter 2012

Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2:30pm-4pm CST
Location: Virtual meeting  - Meeting space to be announced soon (Look out for an update)
Convener: Rosalind Fielder, Committee Chair.
Contact Information:  rfielder.csu@gmail.com  or 773-821-2431

 

MEETING AGENDA (also attached)

LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting , ALA Midwinter 2012

Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2:30pm-4pm CST
Location: Virtual meeting  - Meeting space to be announced soon (Look out for an update)
Convener: Rosalind Fielder, Committee Chair.
Contact Information:  rfielder.csu@gmail.com  or 773-821-2431

 

MEETING AGENDA (also attached)

1. Approval of meeting minutes from ALA Annual 2011

2. Projects for Discussion:

a.  Updating of Political Science Research Competency Guidelines (adapted from the core ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education), located online at:

http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/PoliSciGuide.pdf

i. Volunteer to coordinate the committee’s  work related to the Guidelines (i.e., review and recommendations for updates)
ii. Target date for follow-up meeting for status report

b. Bibliography for ALA Annual Program 2012

i. Topic : WikiLeaks
ii. Sub-Topics
iii. Alternative collaboration platform to Google Docs (RefWorks, Zotero, etc.)

c. Committee-sponsored discussion group

i. Update related to change in charge wording related to discussion group
ii. When, where, format, how
iii. Volunteer to coordinate the committee’s  discussion group activities
iv. Target date for follow-up meeting for status report (ideally same date as 3.a.ii.)

d. Library Instruction Committee LibGuide

i. Feasibility
ii. New timetable for topics
iii. Volunteer to coordinate the committee’s  LibGuide activities
iv. Target date for follow-up meeting for status report (ideally same date as 3.a.ii.)

LPSS Library Instruction Committee Meeting , ALA Midwinter 2012

Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2:30pm-4pm CST
Location: Virtual meeting  - Meeting space to be announced (Look out for updates)
Convener: Rosalind Fielder, Committee Chair.
Contact Information:  rfielder.csu@gmail.com  or 773-821-2431

Meeting Agenda (also attached)

1.       Approval of meeting minutes from ALA Annual 2011

2.       Projects for Discussion:

a.        Updating of Political Science Research Competency Guidelines (adapted from the core ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education), located online at:

http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/PoliSciGuide.pdf

                                                               i.      Volunteer to coordinate the committee’s  work related to the Guidelines (i.e., review and recommendations for updates)

                                                             ii.      Target date for follow-up meeting for status report

b.      Bibliography for ALA Annual Program

                                                               i.      Topic : WikiLeaks

                                                             ii.      Sub-Topics

                                                            iii.      Alternative collaboration platform to Google Docs (RefWorks, Zotero, etc.)

c.       Committee-sponsored discussion group

                                                               i.      Update related to change in charge wording related to discussion group

                                                             ii.      When, where, format, how

                                                            iii.      Volunteer to coordinate the committee’s  discussion group activities

                                                           iv.      Target date for follow-up meeting for status report (ideally same date as 3.a.ii.)

d.      Library Instruction Committee LibGuide

                                                               i.      Feasibility

                                                             ii.      New timetable for topics

                                                            iii.      Volunteer to coordinate the committee’s  LibGuide activities

                                                           iv.      Target date for follow-up meeting for status report (ideally same date as 3.a.ii.)

 

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Discussion 2012 Annual SRRT/LPSS Program Bibliography Available Online

by Rosalind Fielder on Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 03:42 pm

I am pleased to announce that the 2012 Annual SRRT/LPSS Program Bibliography is now available online at:

http://libguides.uwb.edu/lpss2012

I am pleased to announce that the 2012 Annual SRRT/LPSS Program Bibliography is now available online at:

http://libguides.uwb.edu/lpss2012

The Library Instruction Committee will continue to add content to the bibliography in the weeks ahead. So, check back periodically for new content. Thanks to the members of the committee for their hard work on the bibliography and their participation throughout the past year. The committee members are:

Rosalind Fielder, Chair
Brett Cloyd
Alyssa Deuschler
David McCaslin
Carol Spector
Rosalind Tedford
Elizabeth White

An extra special thanks to Alyssa Deuschler for hosting, creating, and maintaining the LibGuide, and for her overall leadership on this project. Comments on the guide are most welcome.

In Service,

Rosalind Fielder, Chair

 

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Discussion ACRL-LPSS Library Instruction Committee ALA Annual Meeting Agenda

by Rosalind Fielder on Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 03:42 pm

The Library Instruction Committee will meet on Saturday, June 23, 8:00 am-9:00 am in Castle A & B Rooms (Lower Level), Disneyland Hotel.

The meeting agenda is attached. It also follows below.

All are welcome to attend.

If you have any questions about the meeting, please contact Rosalind Fielder, (rfielder.csu@gmail.com).


AGENDA (Draft)
Library Instruction Committee Meeting
2012 ALA Annual

The Library Instruction Committee will meet on Saturday, June 23, 8:00 am-9:00 am in Castle A & B Rooms (Lower Level), Disneyland Hotel.

The meeting agenda is attached. It also follows below.

All are welcome to attend.

If you have any questions about the meeting, please contact Rosalind Fielder, (rfielder.csu@gmail.com).


AGENDA (Draft)
Library Instruction Committee Meeting
2012 ALA Annual

Saturday, June 23, 2012
8:00 am – 9:00 am

Disneyland Hotel, Castle A & B Rooms (Lower Level)

1. Welcome and Introductions

a. Approval of the Minutes from 2012 ALA Midwinter Conference

b. Approval of the Agenda

2. Discuss Election LibGuide

a. Possible shift in focus to an issue(s), or

b. Develop guide based on a rework, redesign, and update of a 2008 guide created by a committee member

3. Discussion of survey related to updates to the Political Science Research Competency Guidelines (due in 2013)

a. Map out a timeline for the survey:

i.  Deadline for completing and approving the survey
ii. Deadline for submitting the survey to LPSS and ACRL for approval
iii. Launch date for survey
iv. Survey completion deadline
v.  Data summary and analysis due date
vi. Disseminate Results date

b. Discuss possible virtual committee meeting schedule after ALA annual and before Midwinter

4. Adjournment

 

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Discussion ACRL-LPSS Library Instruction Committee ALA Annual 2012 Meeting Minutes

by Rosalind Fielder on Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 03:40 pm

The minutes from the LPSS Library Instruction Committee meeting at ALA Annual 2012 are attached.

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Supports the continued development of law and political science librarians and librarianship in regards to library instruction, research support, collection development, technology and new media, scholarly communication, and other areas related to the profession and the Section. Works closely with the Executive, Membership, and Program Planning committees and may also coordinate with LPSS liaisons to external professional organizations.

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