Author Archives: Lindsay Davis

About Lindsay Davis

Instruction & Outreach Librarian. Latina. Kory. NPR. Coffee. Dogs. Walks. Yoga. #Instalibrariancloset.

The Framework: Love It or Hate It?

What’s it like to live in a post-Standards world? Do you love or hate the new Framework  (sorry, we’re capitalizing on Valentine’s Day)? In January, the CJCLS listserv had a lively conversation regarding the “Framework for Information Literacy for Higher … Continue reading

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Presidential Reads

Earlier this week on the CJCLS Blog, we shared some statistics related to reading habits of Americans and asked how you promote reading in your community and junior colleges. President Obama’s summer reading lists and song playlists have been popular … Continue reading

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Search Trends: 2016 Edition

In case you missed our latest string of Facebook posts, we wanted to highlight four resources related to search trends in 2016. Google Trends (2016), “Year in Search 2016” Pew Research Center (2016), “Trump, Clinton Voters Divided in Their Main … Continue reading

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Promoting Reading

A couple of weeks ago, we shared this photo that was originally posted on the Vintage Books & Anchor Books Facebook page. It generated interest and shock. We also thought it might not be accurate, and we found a 2014 revision. Read this to get the inner scoop. It isn’t as “juicy” as the first […]

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2016 Best Books (& Blogs, Articles, Podcasts, etc.) Lists

It’s hard to believe the end of the semester is here. Soon, we’ll be seeing more and more “best books of 2016” lists—Times Critics’ Top Books of 2016, NPR’s Book Concierge: Our Guide to 2016’s Great Reads, NPR’s The 10 … Continue reading

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#GivingTuesday

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday is upon us! Does your community college do a fundraising campaign for scholarships? Does your library participate in some way? I’m now at a university, and … Continue reading

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Global Literature in Libraries Initiative

The #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign isn’t just for school libraries or public libraries. Community college, college, and university libraries also need diverse books. When I attended the National Diversity in Libraries Conference, I attended a great lightning round program, Academic Libraries Spearheading … Continue reading

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Inclusive Learning Resources: GADP & TILE

In the last post on the CJCLS blog, “Instruction for Diverse Populations Bibliography,” I mentioned that several of us in the ACRL Instruction Section Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee attended the National Diversity in Libraries Conference that was held at … Continue reading

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Instruction for Diverse Populations Bibliography

Now that it’s mid-October, many of us are in the thick of teaching research skills in the classroom and at our virtual and physical reference desks. How do you help create an inclusive learning environment? How do you learn about … Continue reading

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Keeping Up With Scholarship

Earlier this month, Nora Bird, Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the Library and Information Studies department in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, announced that she was the new editor of the Community … Continue reading

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