Skills for special librarians who conduct training include leveraging the Kaufman Five Levels of Evaluation to assess instruction efficacy.
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Skills for special librarians include leveraging technology like 360° videos, as training and orientations are increasingly virtual
Skills for special librarians including reflecting on prior experiences, keeping what works, and improving upon what doesn’t. Questions to ask.
Special librarians teaching skills many adults need for employment and lifelong learning should include self-regulated learning strategies in training.
Skills for special librarians who conduct training include fostering social interaction during instruction; this is critical in a virtual setting
Special libraries, archives, and museums fulfill their missions in new ways as result of COVID, delivering virtual services, collections, content.
The CIPP Model is a useful decision-making framework that helps make special library training more effective.
Alignment charts are used by special librarians delivering training to ensure session goals are addressed by activities, assessments, and technology
NSC implemented GeniePlus to make information accessible to members and the public. Now they use it for a COVID return-to-work resources database.
Skills for special librarians include using the Phillips ROI model to measure whether training has produced measurable returns, and if so, what.
Skills for special librarians include evaluation of training programs, particularly online training programs, to ensure relevance and impact
Special libraries who deliver training sessions increasingly do so virtually; tips for successful virtual instruction in various library settings.
Special librarians can leverage Maslow’s hierarchy when designing and delivering training and also when responding to reference and research requests.