When creating content for the web librarians should ensure the material is accessible for individuals with a disability; tips and resources
Infographics are very useful for communicating information and can be used for many purposes in libraries of all kinds.
Editors’ guide that explains privacy topics simply and concisely, with exercises to do in libraries; how to create safer, more privacy-focused space.
AI creates images from words, scans books, and anticipates phrases; this technology impacts how information is created, located, preserved, and stored
A needs analysis allows you to step back, focus on an organizational goal, see the big picture, and prioritize library resources and training
Virtual reality has the potential to change or influence the way librarians work, in terms of research, resources, collections, and training.
Discusses book of essays exploring cultural meaning and significance of library collections and of collection as an act performed within context
Authors showcase vital work that illuminates decolonial archival practices for archivists, curators, heritage practitioners, and librarians
Listing of sites that provide royalty-free images for use in presentations, courseware, and websites.
Skills for special librarians include creating learning opportunities in a library; application, integration, human dimension, learning how to learn.
Adults must remember, understand, apply, analyze, evaluate, and create; also find value in learning, understand others, and become self-directed learners.
Recommended reading for special librarians, from a library expert, teacher and writer. Five titles relevant to librarians.
Librarians need to gather assessment data to see how well libraries are meeting needs, how the collection is being used, and knowledge/service gaps.
The Technology Integration Matrix helps instructors be purposeful in their integration of technology in instructional settings, such as in libraries.
Interview with authors of Managing Data for Patron Privacy, which examines how librarians can improve the privacy of patron data.
This book addresses the problem of overwork and helps us think through ways to re-center our lives so that work does not creep into every corner.
Skills for special librarians include knowing what factors contribute to a well-run meeting; this post includes 8 important tips.
TPACK stands for technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge; it is one of the best frameworks for thinking about learning environments holistically.
Librarians do well at prioritizing the health and wellness of communities they serve, but should also prioritize health and wellness of library staff.
Special librarians are often required to give presentations; here is a list of proven practices for preparing and then giving successful presentations.
Anonymous web platforms have value for libraries and information organizations per author Brady Lund in his new book; interview on the topic
Knowing why users are asking for information and then providing information to help them make sense of the data are crucial aspects of librarianship.
Today’s minimal budgets for libraries may not include travel funds; there is an exciting array of virtual events to help us learn and grow in new ways
Artificial intelligence is more ubiquitous than we realize. It has many applications in all kinds of libraries, including in search functionality.
Communities of practice theory has implications for all librarians as they seek to grow in their careers; members create meaning and form identities.