In the 21st century, successful students need to be information literate and more than ever, librarians are being called upon to contribute considerable energy, knowledge, and leadership to academic success. An Introduction to Instructional Services in Academic Libraries provides librarians with a much-needed introduction to instruction in college libraries, university libraries, and academic health university libraries. Filled with informative, real-world case studies that can be directly applied to classroom use and on-the-job training, this enlightening text brings together over three dozen experienced librarian-instructors from across the US and Canada to detail their experiences in planning, delivering, and evaluating effective instructional sessions. This important collection also features numerous planning documents, survey instruments, handouts, active learning exercises, and extensive references.
An Introduction to Instructional Services in Academic Libraries