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Off The Shelf And Out Of The Box: Saving Time, Meeting Outcomes And Reaching Students With Information Literacy Modules, Jennifer Kelley Aug 2017

Off The Shelf And Out Of The Box: Saving Time, Meeting Outcomes And Reaching Students With Information Literacy Modules, Jennifer Kelley

Jennifer Kelley

No abstract provided.


Program Level Assessment In The Library: Impact Of Information Literacy Instruction On English Composition And Speech Communications Courses At College Of Dupage, Jennifer Kelley Aug 2017

Program Level Assessment In The Library: Impact Of Information Literacy Instruction On English Composition And Speech Communications Courses At College Of Dupage, Jennifer Kelley

Jennifer Kelley

This presentation introduces an ongoing study evaluating how the College of DuPage Library’s Information Literacy Instruction Program contributes to students meeting institutional General Education Information Literacy outcomes. Via a cross-sectional exploratory survey, faculty teaching English Composition II and Fundamentals of Speech Communications will provide subjective understanding of information literacy and fact-reporting on use of information literacy services provided by the library. Results will impact the direction of the library’s information literacy instruction program and shape assessment of student learning.


Beating The Odds With The Insider’S Scoop: Tips And Tricks From The Library Secrets! Librarian, Jennifer Kelley Aug 2017

Beating The Odds With The Insider’S Scoop: Tips And Tricks From The Library Secrets! Librarian, Jennifer Kelley

Jennifer Kelley

Is the research process an “unbeatable” game, where the odds are always against the student? We see our students sitting blankly in front of computer screens, dropping search terms into databases like coins into one-armed bandits, hoping for the jackpot—full-text articles on their subject seemingly elusive as three cherries in a row. Games generally have a learning curve—the more you play, the better you become. Increasingly, however, gamers turn to tips and tricks resources for shortcuts, strategies and cheat codes that can give them the edge and propel them to the next level. When it comes to research ...


Picture-Pretty Presentations, Posters And Promos: Creative Design For The Creatively Challenged, Jennifer Kelley, Christine Kickels May 2012

Picture-Pretty Presentations, Posters And Promos: Creative Design For The Creatively Challenged, Jennifer Kelley, Christine Kickels

Jennifer Kelley

Does your library have a graphic designer on staff? Institutional licenses for Adobe InDesign? A hefty budget for promotions? If you answered “What? Are you kidding?” to any of these questions, this breakout session is for you.Creative, eye-catching and informative publications and presentations are easy to design without expensive resources and without relying on PowerPoint or Publisher templates and Word clip-art. Presenters will share examples of evolving promotional design from their own experiences and provide no-nonsense strategies for designing posters, handouts and presentations that will both inspire and inform.In addition, attendees of this breakout session will learn how ...


Tools Of Engagement: Attracting And Engaging Library Users#11;#11;-- "Reaching Through Collaboration", Jennifer Kelley Mar 2010

Tools Of Engagement: Attracting And Engaging Library Users#11;#11;-- "Reaching Through Collaboration", Jennifer Kelley

Jennifer Kelley

Slides from the Libraries Challenges and Opportunities teleconference "Tools of Engagement" (May 9, 2008)


The Making Of A Social Librarian: How Blogs, Wikis And Facebook Have Changed One Librarian And Her Job, Jennifer Kelley Jan 2008

The Making Of A Social Librarian: How Blogs, Wikis And Facebook Have Changed One Librarian And Her Job, Jennifer Kelley

Jennifer Kelley

[Presentation Slides] According to Technorati, the blog search engine, there are 244 blogs that primarily concern themselves with libraries and so-called 2.0 technologies. The blogs range from the well known Tame the Web and Shifted Librarian to library students attempting to sort out the deluge of information on blogs, wikis, RSS feeds, social networking services and how these applications and services help, hinder, harm or haunt libraries and librarians. As libraries and librarians make decisions about how to reach out to patrons and communities, increasingly, the decisions we make involve social software applications.

In 2006, the author graduated from ...


Tools Of Engagement: Attracting And Engaging Library Users-- “Reaching Through Collaboration", Jennifer Kelley Jan 2008

Tools Of Engagement: Attracting And Engaging Library Users-- “Reaching Through Collaboration", Jennifer Kelley

Jennifer Kelley

No abstract provided.


Beating The Odds With The Insider’S Scoop: Tips And Tricks From The Library Secrets! Librarian, Jennifer Kelley Dec 2007

Beating The Odds With The Insider’S Scoop: Tips And Tricks From The Library Secrets! Librarian, Jennifer Kelley

Jennifer Kelley

Is the research process an “unbeatable” game, where the odds are always against the student? We see our students sitting blankly in front of computer screens, dropping search terms into databases like coins into one-armed bandits, hoping for the jackpot—full-text articles on their subject seemingly elusive as three cherries in a row.

Games generally have a learning curve—the more you play, the better you become. Increasingly, however, gamers turn to tips and tricks resources for shortcuts, strategies and cheat codes that can give them the edge and propel them to the next level. When it comes to research ...