Thursday, September 16, 2010

Second Life and Library Instruction?

Next week I'll be trying out an instruction session in Second Life for James Bender's online criminal justice class. You can see a screenshot of our practice session. There is basically a big screen which you can type URLs into and give a presentation. I was able to get into ProQuest to search and also chatted with the RefDesk librarians with our chat widget on our Ask a Librarian webpage. I'll let you all know how it goes ...


Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Taxonomy of Collaboration

I just read this article about intruction in libraries and attitudes of faculty regarding this. I hope most of our faculty belong to the "enthusiastic partners" category. here's the link to the article:

http://acrlog.org/2010/08/29/taxonomy-of-collaboration/