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The University Library as Incubator for Digital Scholarship
June 30, 2014

By leveraging technology, we can open new doors to scholarly inquiry for ourselves and our students. Through new collaborations, we can create exciting shared spaces, both virtual and physical…

Supporting Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities
December 6, 2013

Key Takeaways Staff members at two universities — the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and George Mason University — sought to investigate how librarians, academic t…

A New Polemic: Libraries, MOOCs, and the Pedagogical Landscape
August 21, 2013

The author, Nora Almeida , examines MOOCs through the lense of libraries, including intellectual property, digital preservation, and information delivery and curricular support models. The aut…

Partnering for Transformative Teaching
July 1, 2013

Key Takeaways Innovation in the curricula , including experimentation with technologies and learning spaces, is most likely to be effective when driven by faculty and student need…

Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: Creating Strategic Collaborations for a Changing Academic Environment
April 1, 2013

Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: Creating Strategic Collaborations for a Changing Academic Environment , is a white paper published by the Association of Coll…

Teaching, Learning, Assessment, & Analytics: Librarians as Value-Added Partners
March 9, 2015 | A session at the ELI Webinar: Teaching, Learning, Assessment, and Analytics

Academic librarians are actively engaged in the dialogue about higher education effectiveness and quality and adding to this work by creating approaches, strategies, and practices that document t…

Connect, Collaborate, and Communicate: A Report from the Value of Academic Libraries Summits
June 6, 2012

As part of ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries Initiative, a multiyear project designed to assist academic librarians in demonstrating library value, ACRL joined with three partners—the Associ…

Temple U. Project Ditches Textbooks for Homemade Digital Alternative
February 8, 2012

"A pilot project at Temple University this fall gave 11 faculty members $1,000 each to create a digital alternative to a traditional textbook." …

Plan It, but Will They Come? Attracting Faculty to an On-Campus Technology Conference
March 25, 2014 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference

Saint Anselm College reimagined its Summer Faculty Institute (SFI), with the help of an EDUCAUSE On Campus content kit; tight collaboration between instructional technology, librarian, and facult…

Faculty Perspectives on Information Literacy: What They Want, and What We Can Do About It
March 25, 2014 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference

Discussions of information literacy rely heavily on library perspectives and rarely include faculty voices. Drawing on the results of a nationwide sample, this session will give academic libraria…