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LILAC Spring Training RSVP

LILAC Spring Training: Up Your Game! Practical Innovations Beyond Traditional Information Literacy Friday, June 8th, 2018 | 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CUNY Central | 205 East 42nd Street Room 818 The LILAC Spring Training is an afternoon filled with … Continue reading

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LILAC (UK) 2018 Conference Roundup

I recently attended the 2018 LILAC Conference in Liverpool, England. The conference is organized by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) information literacy group, so they are a bit like LILAC’s sister organization across the pond! There … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love OneSearch

LILAC has been talking about how OneSearch works and how to teach with it. Based on those conversations as well as on Allie’s presentation to LILAC last fall and just plain old experience, I am ready to tell you How … Continue reading

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Open access and ScienceDirect/Scopus

From Elsevier’s newsletter, this article might be useful for teaching and researching: 7 tips for finding open access content on ScienceDirect and Scopus https://libraryconnect.elsevier.com/articles/7-tips-finding-open-access-content-sciencedirect-and-scopus?

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IL Instruction Overload

As a relaxing summer is behind us and we are in a new academic year, everything goes back to a normal rhythm from Adagio to Andante. That means IL teaching activities pick up the tempo and are likely to accelerate … Continue reading

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Subject Liaison Librarian

One of the programs often seen in academic libraries is the subject liaison program. Librarians are assigned responsible area(s) based on their education background and/or professional training. They serve as a bridge between teaching faculty and the library. A liaison … Continue reading

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A teaching tool

I found this 5-page handout rather useful. Literature Search: A Librarian’s Handout to Introduce Tools, Terms and Techniques co-developed by Katy Kavanagh Webb, Head of Research & Instructional Services at East Carolina University’s Joyner Library, and Library Connect newsletter of Elsevier. … Continue reading

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Reference and Social Justice conversation at the LILAC Spring Event

As part of the Lilac Spring Training event, Kate Adler, Ian Beilin, and Eamon Tewell led a very interesting conversation on the connection between reference work and social justice. This is a conversational format, which was very helpful in terms … Continue reading

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Hosting an IDNYC Pop-Up On Your Campus: A Checklist

Bronx Community College hosted a pop-up location for IDNYC from February 17th through March 9th 2016.  Overall, it was a great success with over 560 IDNYC cards handed out.  Here is a checklist of items to consider if you are … Continue reading

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LILAC Meeting April 12, 2-4pm

Hello to LILAC members new and old! This post is to remind you that we have a committee meeting on April 12, 2016, from 2-4pm at CUNY Central, 205 E. 42nd St., Room 962. We have a lot going on … Continue reading

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