Once you get past The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed, reporting on news developments in higher education—and thus shaping what is considered newsworthy—is scattershot. But as public interest in higher ed grows, it’s attracting more news coverage. Whatever the reasons, the growing level of national interest in higher education should be a boon for academic librarians who take their “keeping up” seriously. Done right, it’s a powerful form of personalized professional development.
From the Bell Tower
This week Steven interviews Alison Head, executive director of Project Information Literacy (PIL). Read on to learn the latest developments at the organization and find a video related to the latest study.
Vendor relations are a mixed bag. They can range from mutual respect and support to contempt and contentiousness. Academic librarians need to exchange experiences and information, but it will really help if someone is listening.
Presented with a non-stop flow of content, choosing which links to click can be a tough decision. There’s no time to waste, but what if you miss something that could make all the difference? Can librarians help others make better clicking decisions?