Category Archives: Library Business

Commonplace Weeds

Once upon a time, children, before the internet put us in the position to drown in information at high speeds and with a great and terrible efficiency, we used to write stuff down. In fact, we often did so (horrors!) … Continue reading

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Back Into The Weeds

It’s time again for some library collection weeding — the Reference section, this time — and that means it is also time for another round of Weird Stuff I Found In The Collection. Yay! This week’s theme: Vintage Sexism (It’s … Continue reading

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New Construction: Epilogue

Long, long ago, I started a little series here on the ol’ blog about using the ACRL Information Literacy Framework to design my Fall 2018 Introduction to Philosophy syllabus. The course was built with the Information Creation as Process frame … Continue reading

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New Construction, Part II: Framing It In

In the previous post in this series, I laid out a blueprint for my Introduction to Philosophy course, using the Information Creation as a Process frame to structure my objectives and the general approach I might take to assessing how … Continue reading

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Another Summer, Another Summer Job

Once upon a time, I had a summer job (extending a bit beyond summer) tending bar at a local establishment that remains near and dear to my heart. It was a fascinating gig, and I’m grateful that I was able … Continue reading

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Adventures in Teaching with the ACRL Information Literacy Framework: The Best Laid Plans

As we reach the end of my little bloggy mini-series, it’s time to have a look at how my clever plans for teaching within the frame of Scholarship as Conversation sometimes gang agley. Caveat Lector Of course, my little assessment … Continue reading

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Adventures in Teaching with the ACRL Information Literacy Framework: Setting Up The (One) Shot

In last week’s post in this series, I talked about my PHIL 230 (Studies in Philosophy) course model for an intermediate topics class in philosophy, which I built by using the Scholarship as Conversation frame to generate my outcomes and … Continue reading

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