Academic and Education Community Board Meetings!
Join Zoom Meeting (10:30 AM CST)
Generally the last Monday of the Month at 10:30 AM CST (two (2) exceptions: in May and December the meeting will be held on the next to last Monday of the Month).
May 23rd (the last Monday would be the Memorial Day holiday, so we would substitute
the 4th Monday this month)
July 25th (pre-conference meeting)
- December 19th (the last Monday would be the day after Christmas, so we would substitute
a week earlier in December) -- this would be our Annual Business Meeting
Academic and Education Community Monthly Webinars!
November 11th SLA/ACRL free webinar (at 1:30pm EST) focuses on "The Changing Role of the Education Librarian." This presentation will provide an overview of the findings of a pre-COVID-19 survey on the job roles and responsibilities of Education librarians. These findings give insight into the diverse educational backgrounds and varied responsibilities of Education librarians related to instruction and instructional design, reference, embedded librarianship, outreach, collaboration, and collection development.”
Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvceqtpzwsHtDYWS_rchrX5m7G3s7BG3DS
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Katherine Donaldson, MLIS, is Social Sciences/Education Librarian at the University of Oregon Libraries. She provides research consultations, information literacy instruction, and collection development services for the departments in the College of Education.
Laura Bonella, MA, MLS, is an Associate Professor and the Academic Services Department Head at Kansas State University, providing leadership in promoting, advocating, and assessing services and resources. She serves as the liaison to the College of Education’s graduate program where she provides research consultations and information literacy instruction online and in person.
Lisa Becksford, MA, MSLS, is Head of Learning Design Initiatives at the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, where she facilitates face-to-face and online learning experiences. She serves as the librarian for the School of Education and the Engineering Education program, and she collaborates with others in the library on online learning and instructional design initiatives, including the Odyssey learning object repository.
Josette Kubicki, MA, MLIS, is a Reference and Instruction Librarian at Augusta University, Reese Library, in Georgia. Serving as the liaison to the College of Education’s Department of Teaching & Leading, and the Department of Psychological Sciences, she provides research consultations, information literacy instruction, and citation management workshops online and in person. She participates in shared library instruction to lower-division English and Communications classes and the Ask a Librarian service.
Sarah Parramore, MLS, MSIDT, is Director of Teaching, Learning and Research Support at Occidental College and Education Librarian at California State University, Fullerton. She guides information literacy initiatives and provides research support and instruction for doctoral and graduate students in the College of Education.