Tag: instruction

ALA Poster reading: Public Libraries: An American Contribution to Civilization

Libraries & Journalism: The Information Community

This LibGuide brings together journalism and librarianship under the umbrella of a unified “Information Community.” While there is precedent for collaborative action among these groups, this guide provides…

Visual Literacy in Pre-K Curricula

InfoShow – Visual Literacy in Pre-K Visual literacy is a critical skill that enables individuals to navigate the world of visual media. While the research shows multiple benefits of introducing…

NYPL Map Warper Tutorial

The New York Public Library’s Map Warper is an open-source program for integrating scanned copies of historical maps from the NYPL’s collections with digital maps. Our tutorial, selected…

Citation Lesson Plan for Stevens Institute

We created an instructional video on citation and plagiarism for students at Stevens Institute and built a library instruction lesson plan around it, focusing on famous cases of…

Barriers Facing Youth with Low Vision in Libraries

This project uses an avatar to illustrate the issues and barriers facing a youth who has low vision when they use the library. It consists of a graphic…

Instructional Videos in Library Settings

This session will explore several uses of video for instruction in library settings. Students in LIS 680 created a few varieties of instructional videos and reflected on both…

Op-Ed: Find the Light in Your Library

An op ed and discussion about the school library as a third space.

Peer Teaching in School Libraries

This lightning talk explains why peer learning is a powerful teaching tool in school libraries.

Blind Teens in Public Libraries

This case study employs the concepts of universal design for learning and multiple intelligences to convey the life of a teen who is blind and her usage of…