LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table)

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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.

Free Distance and Online Learning Virtual Posters NOW LIVE!

  • 1.  Free Distance and Online Learning Virtual Posters NOW LIVE!

    Posted Apr 26, 2023 11:01 AM

    The ACRL Distance and Online Learning Section Instruction Committee invites you to participate in our Free 5th annual asynchronous Virtual Poster Session now until April 28, 2023. During this week, 15 posters about online teaching and learning practices are available to view and comment on, and presenters are available to answer questions.

    There will be a wide variety of poster topics focused on distance library instruction, organized under the following six tracks:

    • Accessibility and Inclusivity
    • Assessment
    • Creative Approaches
    • Instructional Collaborations
    • Project Planning & Management
    • Student Engagement 

    Posters include a wide variety of platforms and multimedia beyond the traditional poster format, with an emphasis on accessible formats. 

    Engage with presenters by leaving your thoughts and questions in the comment sections of the posters! Poster presenters will be available between April 24-28 to respond. This format should lead to vibrant conversations between presenters and viewers. Be sure to check back or subscribe to see how the conversations progress!

    Once you've visited the Virtual Poster Session, please fill out a survey to let us know what you thought!

    Victor Baeza
    Scholarly Communications Librarian
    Oklahoma State University