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Speakers @ DLIG Workshop: Bridging the Distance in Distance Librarianship

When:  Friday June 9, 2017, 9:30 AM – 4 PM Where:  7847 West VOA Park Drive, West Chester, OH Register Now Dr. Beate Gersch, Keynote & 2017 Visionary Coordinator of Instruction Services at University Libraries of the University of Akron … Continue reading

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Distance Learning Interest Group Spring 2017 Workshop

Bridging the Distance in Distance Librarianship: Meeting the Needs of Today’s Diverse Online Learners Featuring Dr. Beate Gersch, 2017 Distance Learning Visionary & Keynote Speaker Coordinator of Instruction Services, University of Akron Libraries Dr. Gersch earned her Ph.D. in Media Studies from … Continue reading

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2017 DLIG Visionary

The co-chairs of the Distance Learning Interest Group of ALAO are delighted to announce the recipient of this year’s Distance Learning Visionary Award. Dr. Beate Gersch is the Coordinator of Instruction Services and the Bibliography and Undergraduate Outreach Librarian at … Continue reading

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Call for 2017 Distance Learning Visionary

Who Among Your Colleagues Is a “Distance Learning Visionary”? The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) wishes to recognize and commend visionary librarians in distance learning who promote equitable access to library resources and services.  Who among your colleagues is implementing … Continue reading

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ACRL DLS Round Table Conversation, 10/24/16

Come to a new Distance Learning Section event: Round Table Conversations Topic: Motivation, engagement, and participation in asynchronous courses Join the Distance Learning Section Instruction Committee for our first Round Table Conversation. Our goal is to gather distance learning librarians into … Continue reading

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Staying Current on Distance Learning Library Services

ALAO DLIG Readings, October 2016, Compiled by Beth Tumbleson Antell, K., & Johnson, Q. (2014). Snapshots of Reality: A Practical Guide to Formative Assessment in Library Instruction. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 54(2), 79. Behr, M., & LaDell-Thomas, J. (2014). What Do They … Continue reading

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2016 Guidelines & Standards Impact DLIG

Framework for Information Literacy  for Higher Education, Adopted January 11, 2016 ACRL Standards for Distance Learning Library Services, Revised June 2106 After much thought, discussion, and work, these professional guidelines and standards are now approved.  Come to the DLIG Round … Continue reading

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