Weekly Round-up
Weekly Round-Up

Weekly Round-up

Editor’s Note: Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful. Enjoy! Ryan I’m undoubtedly a music fan, but I’m nowhere near an expert on musical copyright issues. The recent verdict of the “Blurred Lines” lawsuit pitting Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams against … Continue reading

Administrative Transparency – Obstacles & Opportunities
Education & Curriculum

Administrative Transparency – Obstacles & Opportunities

Since my post in December 2014 on administrative transparency, I’ve been trying to actively step up my participation and engagement with my school. My post led to conversations with several peers and colleagues in which they basically encouraged me to get more involved if I felt so strongly about school issues. While I still think that … Continue reading

Instruction Instruction Part 2: Become a Better Instructor
Big Picture / Continuing Education

Instruction Instruction Part 2: Become a Better Instructor

Author’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on the state of library instruction training in LIS programs. Part one discussed why such training matters. In part two, we will discuss how library students can create or supplement opportunities to become better library instructors. As I mentioned in my last post, courses on instruction have yet … Continue reading