This PowerPoint presentation is based on a workshop designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings. The workshop explores constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships. These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of post instruction follow up activities.
EDUCAUSE publications that a diverse range of professional challenges in higher education IT. Listed at this site are the full range of research, reports, and other publications othat EDUCAUSE and its members have written about Faculty-Library Collaboration
This is a reflective exercise to help you consider how ready your organization and institution is in support of collaborative work between librarians and academic faculty members. Please indicate for each item below if these characteristics apply to your organization or institution.
There are many different ways librarians can create opportunities for collaboration with faculty members. This inventory identifies briefly some 20 different possibilities. It is a document created for a series of workshops on librarian-faculty collaboration for the Tampa Bay Library Consortium and the TLT Group.
This site from Texas State University clearly outlines for faculty and instructors the benefits of Librarian-Faculty Collaboration. This type of Web page would be useful for any organization seeking to improve librarian-faculty collaborative efforts.
Why do some faculty members frequently use library instruction while others just don't bother? This study by Kate Manuel, Molly Molloy and Susan Beck discusses findings from in-depth interviews with faculty members about why they use and value librarian provided instruction, as well as survey results about characteristics of heavy library instruction users.
Don't Leave It To Them: An Information Literacy Model From the Bell Tower
This article by Steven Bell is all about collaboration with faculty on digital projects in libraries using the Information Literacy model of collaboration.