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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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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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From the CJCLS Listserv: Library Humor

“What is the definition of PMS? Is it a new academic degree? I see it being frequently used.”

What are some humorous questions asked or occurrences that took place in your library? Share yours in the comments! Continue reading

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From the CJCLS Listserv: Is OER a threat or opportunity to libraries?

Image Source:  Wordle Tagcloud for OER course by Jonathan Feinberg, wordle.net (Public Domain). ORIGINAL EMAIL: Are Open Educational Resources (OER) a threat or opportunity to libraries? As librarians promote OER, faculty may wonder why should they have their students use our … Continue reading

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From the CJCLS Listserv: Extended Library Hours

A recent listserv discussion was on the topic of extended library hours during final exam week. One respondent received a request to keep the library open for 24 hours during final exams. For years, my library received requests from students … Continue reading

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From the CJCLS Listserv: Questions to Ask College President Candidates

… ask candidates about their views on the value of libraries and the level at which they value them. These answers can gauge the amount of support a candidate is willing to provide to the library and its services. Sometimes, the answers may indicate their level of engagement or understanding. Continue reading

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From the CJCLS Listserv: What advice would you give to someone considering library school?

Recently, a friend asked if I had any advice to give to her daughter, who is thinking about getting her Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS). What advice would you give to someone in their mid-20s who is thinking about going to library school? Continue reading

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From the CJCLS Listserv: Should the library report to Academic Affairs or Student Services?

ORIGINAL EMAIL: We currently have a leadership vacuum at my library. Our library director resigned and less than a week later, his supervisor and the interim library director, the Vice President of Student Success, also resigned. We now see an … Continue reading

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From the CJCLS Listserv: Open Educational Resources

With the end of Open Access Week, the cjc-l listserv had recent discussions regarding librarian involvement in Open Educational Resources (OER). One member noticed that libraries were not included in his state’s OER report: I just finished scanning Opening Public Institutions: … Continue reading

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From the CJCLS Listserv: Library Facebook Accounts

Original Message: Does your library has a Facebook page? If so: How many of you are involved in updating / posting? How has it been received? What types of information do you post? How often do you post? Does the library … Continue reading

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