Librarians can incorporate retrieval practice into instruction; it is a strategy for deliberately recalling information and boosts learning.
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Solo special librarians need a powerful ILS to deliver large library impact; GeniePlus optimizes project history mgmt at Fresco Decorative Arts in NYC.
Music Library Association interview; covers wide range of services, responsibilities, programs that form a library association’s remit and impact.
Interleaving is the concept of alternating between concepts during learning instead of practicing one skill at a time. This promotes retention.
Google Arts & Culture is an incredible resource for special librarians who want to showcase a collection or highlight resources.
Skills for special librarians include incorporating active learning techniques into library training; this can increase interaction and engagement.
Librarians anticipating future technologies must consider augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR); these tech tools are resources for learning
Librarians who purchase technology should understand the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) calculation to determine their overall cost.
Skills for special librarians who teach include encouraging critical thinking. To do so, librarians need to teach in context. Source evaluation requires subject knowledge.
Unconferences are the perfect platform for LAM professionals to share ideas, trends, and techniques in this world of social distancing/remote working
Special library managers may need a new way to evaluate library staff or evaluate training effectiveness; 360-degree feedback may be the answer
Instructional designers help reframe library training approaches and how to make content relevant, creating a better experience for learners
Special libraries, archives, and museums can boost engagement through crowdsourcing transcription, which is also the perfect volunteer opportunity.