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Join our Webinar: Getting in on the Conversation: Implementing and Leveraging Embedded Librarianship

You’re invited! Join the Embedded Librarians Caucus for a webinar, “Getting in on the Conversation: Implementing and Leveraging Embedded Librarianship,” Tuesday, August 29, noon – 1 p.m. US Eastern time. This panel session will be a discussion between session participants and three embedded librarians, who will present three distinct models of embedded librarianship, representing a broad spectrum […]

Join our Webinar: Getting in on the Conversation: Implementing and Leveraging Embedded Librarianship

July 26, 2017

You’re invited! Join the Embedded Librarians Caucus for a webinar, “Getting in on the Conversation: Implementing and Leveraging Embedded Librarianship,” Tuesday, August 29, noon – 1 p.m. US Eastern time. This panel session will be a discussion between session participants and three embedded librarians, who will present three distinct models of embedded librarianship, representing a broad spectrum […]

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Takeout from the Knowledge Café at the SLA 2017 Conference

July 6, 2017

A highlight of Embedded Librarians Day, June 18, at the SLA Annual Conference was our Knowledge Café. About 23 attendees participated. They represented a diverse cross-section of organization types: 7 Academic 9 Corporate 7 others, including Federal, Law, nonprofit, and Health Sciences In terms of experience, the largest group were those with 3+ years’ experience […]

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Embedded Librarians Knowledge Café: What do you think of these discussion ideas? Any other suggestions?

June 13, 2017

This Sunday(!), we’re having the Embedded Librarians Knowledge Café at the SLA Conference, with roundtable discussions centered around various issues and topics. You can see the ideas Dave and I have received so far below – what do you think? Do you have any other ideas or suggestions which you’d like to discuss at this […]

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SLA Embedded Librarians Caucus Annual Meeting (Webinar): Register Now!

May 11, 2017

All members and friends of the SLA Embedded Librarians Caucus are invited to participate in our annual meeting webinar on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 12:00 PM EDT.  We’ll review the past year and plan for the coming one. You must register in advance to attend. To sign up, go to: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1610512238277953283 After registering, you will […]

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Join Us for Embedded Librarianship Day at the SLA 2017 Conference!

May 8, 2017

Are you going to this year’s SLA Conference? Join the SLA Embedded Librarians Caucus for our Embedded Librarianship Day on Sunday, June 18th at the SLA 2017 Conference. First up in the afternoon will be our Knowledge Cafe, round table discussions about embedded librarianship topics, issues, and experiences. Let us know if you have any […]

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SLA Professional Competencies at Library 2.017 Conference

March 28, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, the SJSU School of Information and ALA are holding a free online mini-conference: Library 2.017: Expertise, Competencies, and Careers. Our Embededded Librarians Caucus Convenor David Shumaker will be one of the panelists at this mini-conference, discussing SLA professional competencies. Click here for more information and to register for the mini-conference (it’s […]

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Open Access Week Interview with Heather Joseph, Head of SPARC

October 26, 2016

This week is International Open Access Week! In honor of Open Access Week, our own David Shumaker interviewed Heather Joseph, the head of SPARC, a global coalition committed to making Open the default for research and education. You can read the interview at this link to the Information Today website. Find out more about SPARC at this […]

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Embedded Librarianship Poster Presentation & Interview: Elizabeth Kavanaugh, Misercordia University

August 30, 2016

Elizabeth Kavanaugh: Embedding the Frames of Evidence-Based Practice: Intersections in Librarianship This poster, originally presented by Elizabeth Kavanaugh at the Workshop for Information Literacy Use (WILU) 2016, describes the embedded librarianship initiatives at Misercordia University Library, their methods for assessing these initiatives, as well as their results, conclusions, and recommendations. Embedded librarianship at this library combines the ACRL […]

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Trust – What is it and how do you build trusted relationships?

June 30, 2016

A quick search indicates that it’s been several years since I’ve mentioned Trust in this blog, and that the past mentions have been rather oblique. That’s an omission I shall now proceed to rectify! Building trusted relationships is central to embedded librarianship. The word trust is an excellent way to characterize the way that embedded librarians […]

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Update: Termination of Embedded Librarians Caucus email list

June 28, 2016

Good news! We’ve received notice that SLA has delayed termination of email lists to August 1, and also changed the policy for SLA Connect communities to permit SLA members to have access to communities they aren’t official members of. Unit leaders have to make some decisions about how their units will implement the policy. I’ll […]

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