Tagged: outreach

Embedded Librarianship: What, Why and How

Colleges and universities now struggle fulfill mission statements which include teaching information literacy skills to undergraduates. I suggest embedded librarianship (EL)—growing in popularity on campuses across the nation—as a solution. In this overview I will briefly define embedded librarianship, examine...

Cyborg Anthropology

My power point was driven to show the future of libraries in the lens of cyborg anthropology. It focuses on Amanda Yoder’s brilliant article The Cyborg Librarian as Interface and Amber Case, a groundbreaking cyborg anthropologist. I use the ideology...

Graphic Novel

This is a short music video of digital photos of the final graphic novel project of student J.D. Arden. The goal of this project was to create an educational comic book using the tools of narrative, composition and information organization...

Why Feminism Still Matters (Graphic Novel)

For our final project we were asked to create a 5-8 page comic book with educational aims. I chose to focus on the 3rd Wave of Feminism, or “Why Feminism Still Matters,” with a teenage audience in mind. I chose...

Community Building & Engagement Across NYC Institutions

Communities play a vital role in the life of cultural heritage organizations. Social medial tools present new opportunities for engaging with existing community members and expanding the reach of these organizations in new directions. This panel presents case studies of...

Blind Teens in Public Libraries

This case study employs the concepts of universal design for learning and multiple intelligences to convey the life of a teen who is blind and her usage of public libraries. The video presentation was closed captioned and met low vision...