Monthly Archives: November 2015

Nov. 2015 v.26 no. 2

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Community College Library Consortium Report

James Wiser, Consortium Director   Renewals and New Orders The deadline for returning the fall renewal order forms is November 16th (please note that some of the offers for new databases have different deadlines posted). Please fax your renewal or…

Executive Director’s Report

Gregg Atkins, Executive Director I was sitting in a TTAC (Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Committee) meeting at the CCCCO when details about the system’s budget proposals were presented – Yes! Funding for a Statewide ILS! — was detailed. It’s not…

ACADEMIC SENATE FOR CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES (ASCCC)

by Dan Crump Upcoming ASCCC Events Fall Plenary Session November 5-7 Irvine Marriott Curriculum Regional Meetings November 13 Solano College   November 14 Mt San Antonio College CTE Curriculum Academy January 14-15 Napa Valley Marriott Innovation & Instructional Design Institute…

San Francisco / East Bay Regional Report

The SF / East Bay Region group met at the newly renovated Las Positas Library on Friday, October 30, 2015.  The group shared news and advice in a large, glass-walled study room featuring smart technology.  Equity and other special funds…

CCL LIBRARY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS–CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

CCL LIBRARY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS–CALL FOR APPLICATIONS   The Council of Chief Librarians (CCL) announces a new scholarship award for community college library leaders.  The purpose of the CCL Library Leadership Scholarship is to encourage and support the leadership development of…

CUSTOMIZABLE ACRL FRAMEWORK POSTERS AVAILABLE

From Bucknell University Library:   In the interest of collaboration and sharing, we created a series of posters related to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Our goal in designing the posters was to make the Framework…

Infopeople To Raise Price Of Attendance

In an “Update from Infopeople” mailed to the calix listserv on November 4th Kathy Gould included the following announcement: Based on the work of the Task Force to date*, the Advisory Board decided to increase the price of all Infopeople…

CCL Fall Workshop Materials:

 Online Education and Student Equity Plans   Fall Workshops Held September 23rd and 24th   Strategies for Supporting Online Education: Embedding Library Resources in Course Management Systems   Presenter: Michele Alaniz Distance Education & Electronic Resources Librarian Rosenberg Library City College…

Why IoT Security Is So Critical

  Why IoT Security Is So Critical (Posted on TC Crunch Network October 24th by Ben Dickson) “Welcome to the era of the Internet of Things (IoT), where digitally connected devices are encroaching on every aspect of our lives, including…

@ONE Releases Spring Courses

@ONE releases Spring 2016 courses and more… http://www.onefortraining.org/ The @ONE Project makes it easy for California Community College faculty and staff to learn about technology that will enhance student learning and success.  @ONE’s programs provide training and online resources for…

“Measuring the Academic Impact of Libraries”

“Measuring the Academic Impact of Libraries” (2015).  By DeeAnn Allison. Faculty Publications, UNL Libraries. Paper 320. abstract: University and college libraries often seek ways to demonstrate their impact for the academic community. This article reports the results from a two-year…

How Data Visualization Supports Academic Library Assessment

“How Data Visualization Supports Academic Library Assessment. Three examples from the Ohio State University Libraries Using Tableau.”  By Sarah Anne Murphy in College & Research Libraries News October 2015   “Tableau is a data visualization and analysis software that improves…

5 Lessons Library Websites Can Learn from Buzzfeed

5 Lessons Library Websites Can Learn from Buzzfeed by Christina Manzo Boston Public Library in Weave; Journal of Library User Experience, Issue no. 3   “Since its 2006 launch, Buzzfeed has become an Internet institution by recognizing and capitalizing on…

Framework Spotlight on Scholarship

The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education Advisory Board launched a “Framework Spotlight on Scholarship” column this month on the Framework website. Curated by Framework Advisory Board Member Donna Witek, this weekly post series will highlight scholarship that…