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.

Registration for The Innovative Library Classroom conference opens on April 3!

  • 1.  Registration for The Innovative Library Classroom conference opens on April 3!

    Posted Mar 24, 2023 10:43 AM


    Registration for The Innovative Library Classroom Conference will open at 12 PM on Monday, April 3. Join us in Williamsburg, VA at William & Mary on June 1-2!

    New this year, we are offering a pre-conference workshop on June 1 from 1-3 PM, "Our Pedagogies, Our Selves: Culturally Informed and Responsive Practice," with presenters Monique Threatt, Jacqueline Huddle, & nicholae cline from Indiana University-Bloomington. This workshop will address three different perspectives to answering the question, "how do our cultures, backgrounds, and experiences inform our pedagogy?," through a critical reflective pedagogical lens. The presenters will share their own experiences while also cultivating a shared learning space through interactive activities. Attendees will walk away with tangible examples of reflective teaching practices and related resources. Cost: $15 (includes afternoon snack) Limited to 25 participants.

    Our conference keynote is Brittani Sterling, Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies Librarian at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Brittani's TILC keynote address is entitled "We Need to Talk About Creative Community Engagement!" We hope to see you there!

    Conference details are available on our website.

    Lucinda Wittkower
    Head of Teaching & Learning Initiatives
    Old Dominion University Libraries