Category Archives: SL Courses

Clemson Collaborations in Service-Learning Webcast Series

I received an email this morning about this webcast about MOOCs (massive open online courses) and service-learning.  I’m eager to learn more about this. See this web site for more information about the webcast.    

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New Directions for IL & Collection Development

(Moderator Note:  This post was written by Megan Stark, Undergraduate Services and Outreach Librarian, University of Montana, a guest contributor to SLL). Recently I had the opportunity to spend a day with service-learning instructors from around the state.  It was amazing … Continue reading

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Taking the Library out of the Library

(Moderator note:  This piece was written by Jayne Blodgett, a guest contributor to Service Learning Librarian). Background The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) is a small, residential liberal arts college located in West Central Minnesota. While the school is part … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: The Inaugural Colloquium on Libraries & Service-Learning

Call for proposals Join us for Extending Our Reach: The Inaugural Colloquium on Academic Libraries & Service Learning. The colloquium invites all who are interested in current and potential partnerships between academic librarians, faculty who teach service learning courses and … Continue reading

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From Research to Action: Pairing Information Literacy and Service-Learning

Thanks to those of you who may be visiting this blog because you attended the session “From research to action: Pairing Information Literacy and Service-learning” at the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) conference last week.   My co-presenters (Dr. … Continue reading

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Service-learning represented at LOEX

Last week, hundreds of instruction librarians gathered in Columbus, Ohio for the biggest LOEX conference ever.  I was thrilled that the planning committee included a presentation about service-learning in the program.  Chris Sweet, Information Literacy Librarian at Illinois Wesleyan University, … Continue reading

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Alternative spring break, part II

It’s hard to believe it’s our last night in Hannah House, our home for the week.  I’m pretty sure that I can speak for everyone that we learned a TON this week – about social, environmental and economic sustainability and … Continue reading

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Alternative spring break

I am very fortunate to have the opportunity this week to travel with the Social and Environmental Sustainability in Appalachia (UH 202-203) course to southeastern Ohio (Athens County).  We are learning a ton and making lots of new friends as … Continue reading

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Updates, Weeks 4 & 5: InfoLit Course (EDT 110)

During Week 4, we covered searching the catalog for books.  We sent the students to the stacks.  Many hadn’t realized there would actually be books written about the topic we’re researching.  We also focused on how to cite in APA … Continue reading

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