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Looking for a Teaching Resource? Check Out Creating Data Literate Students!

Thinking of ways to teach or integrate data literacy into your library instruction? Data literacy is defined as the ability to read, interpret, understand, and create data as information. There’s… read more →

Helping Transfer Students Succeed: Tips & Strategies for Academic Librarians

Have you done outreach to your transfer students? If not, then you may want to consider transfer students as another important student group to support. We’ve covered orientations for first-year… read more →

Collaborating with Student Affairs for Student Success

I often get emails from other academic librarians asking how they can increase their outreach efforts serving first-year students. (Thank you for your emails!) One way to enhance your student… read more →

Library Orientation Kick Off: Sampling Different Types of Orientation Engagements

The academic school year has started for many universities and colleges! If you had planned for something or will be planning for something soon, think about some creative ways to… read more →

More Creative Assessments for the First-Year Experience

In a previous post, we covered different assessment activities that you can adapt in your instruction program. We find that FYE librarians need to continue shaping their instructional and assessment methods… read more →

Creative Assessments for the First-Year Experience

Thinking of creative ways to assess your first-year students? Assessment is such a hot topic in academic librarianship today. There’s an assessment program for user experience, instructional services, collections usage,… read more →

HIP in Action Spotlight: Service-Learning and Community-Based Learning in Academic Libraries

An Interview with Librarian Anne Marie Gruber FYE correspondent Raymond Pun interviews academic librarians who are integrating HIPs (high-impact practices) into their work. The Association of American Colleges and Universities… read more →

Accreditation and the FYE: Selected Resources for Longitudinal Studies

Did you know that selected regional accreditation programs may include information literacy as a core competency skill? Are you involved in the accreditation process for your school or library? Today,… read more →

Celebrate International Education Week in Your Libraries!

From November 13–17, International Education Week (IEW) is recognized throughout the world. It is an opportunity for students and educators to celebrate the benefits of international education and global exchanges…. read more →

Celebrating the FYE: Ideas for Recognizing First-Year Students

As the spring semester is slowly wrapping up for many schools across the country, your first-year students should be pretty excited about finishing up this semester and completing their first… read more →

The Impact of Accessibility

It is 6 a.m. on a Monday morning, and I’m awakened by a warm orange light on my face, but it isn’t the sun. Instead of the sun, I open… read more →