Teaching/Training in Libraries (generally)

Eileen E. Allen, Active Learning and Teaching: Improving Postsecondary Library Instruction, 51/52 REFERENCE LIBRARIAN 89 (1995).

American Library Association, Learning to Teach Task Force, Learning to Teach: Workshops on Instruction (American Library Association, 1990).

American Library Association, Library Instruction Roundtable, Information for a New Age: Redefining the Librarian (Libraries Unlimited, 1995).

Byron Anderson and Samuel Huang, Impact of New Library Technology on Training Paraprofessional Staff, 39 REFERENCE LIBRARIAN 21 (1993).

Lori Arp, Information Literacy or Bibliographic Instruction Semantics or Philosophy, 30 RQ 46 (Fall 1990).

Chris Avery and Kevin Ketchner. Do Instruction Skills Impress Employers? COLLEGE AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES 249 (May 1996).

Donald A. Barclay, Teaching Electronic Information Literacy: A How-To-Do-It Manual (Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1995)

Joan L. Bechtel, Conversation: A New Paradigm for Librarianship, 47 COLLEGE AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES 219 (May 1986).

Sonia Bodi,  Teaching Effectiveness and Bibliographic Instruction: The Relevance of Learning Styles, 51 COLLEGE AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES 113 (March 1990).

Mary Brottman and Mary Loe, eds, The LIRT Library Instruction Handbook (Libraries Unlimited, Inc., 1990).

Christine Bruce, The Seven Faces of Information Literacy (Auslib Press, 1997).

John Budd,  Librarians Are Teachers, 107 no. 18 LIBRARY JOURNAL 1944 (Oct. 15, 1982).

Karen Burke, Responding to Participants Learning Styles During Staff Development, 70 CLEARING HOUSE 299 (July-August 1997).

Scott Carlson, Students and Faculty Members Turn First to Online Library Materials, Study Finds, 49 CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION A37 (October 18, 2002).

J M Choi, Learning Styles of Academic Librarians, 50 COLLEGE AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES 691 (November 1989).

Kim N. Cook, Lilith R. Kunkel, and Susan M. Weaver, Cooperative Learning in Bibliographic Instruction, 13 no. 1  RESEARCH STRATEGIES 17 (1995).

Marirose Coulson, Great Expectations: Reach to Teach, 2 INFORMATION OUTLOOK 13 (September 1998).

Cynthia M. Coulter, Cross-Training: A Report of the ALCTS Creative Ideas in Technical Services Discussion Group Meeting (American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, San Antonio, January 1996), 14 no. 2 TECHNICAL SERVICES QUARTERLY 78 (1996).

Mary Curran, Seials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program (SCCTP): Train the Trainer Session (Vancouver, B.C., November 17-19, 1999), 39 no. 2 SERIALS LIBRARIAN 19 (2000).

Ruth V. Curtis and C. Herbert Carson, The Application of Motivational Design to Bibliographic Instruction, 9 no. 3 RESEARCH STRATEGIES 130 (Summer 1991).

Connie Dalrymple, Perceptions and Practices of Learning Styles in Library Instruction, 63 COLLEGE AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES 261 (May 2002).

Nancy H. Dewald, Web-Based Library Instruction: What Is Good Pedagogy? 18 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND LIBRARIES 26 (March 1, 1999).

Rita Dunn et al, Two Sides of the Same Coin or Different Strokes for Different Folks: Learning Styles, 28 TEACHER LIBRARIAN 9 (February 2001).

Marshall Eidson, Using Emotional Intelligence in the Reference Interview, 26 COLORADO LIBRARIES 8 (Summer 2000).

Beth Evans, Letting the PC Be the Instructor, 20 COMPUTERS IN LIBRARIES 40 (March 1, 2000).

H. Fleming, User Education in Academic Libraries (Library Association, 1990).

Marsha Forys and Kathy L. Magarrell, A Race Against the Clock: Re-Tooling the Tutorial: What Happens When Your Library Gets a New Online Catalog?, 20 no. 2 TECHNICAL SERVICES LIBRARIAN 13 (2002).

Ann Glascoff and Lydia Morrow Ruetten, Training Technical Services Staff to Provide Public Service ; at Governors State University, 72 ILLINOIS LIBRARIES 611 (November 1990).

Gail Gradowski, et al., Sourcebook for Classroom Strategies for Information Education  (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1998).

Noreen Hale, ACRL Supports Teleconferences for Library Assistants, 56 COLLEGE AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES NEWS 452  (July 1, 1995).

Michele G. Hanson, Joining the Conversation: Collaborative Learning and Bibliographic Instruction, 51/52 REFERENCE LIBRARIAN 147 (1995).

Larry Hardesty, Faculty Culture and Bibliographic Instruction: An Exploratory Analysis, 44 LIBRARY TRENDS 339 (Fall 1995).

Patricia A. Headlee, A Trainee Perspective on the Basic Serials Cataloging Workshop: At Northern Arizona University, 30 no. 4 CATALOGING AND CLASSIFICATION QUARTERLY 21 (2000).

R Hensley, Learning Style Theory and Learning Transfer Principles During Reference Interview Instruction, 39 LIBRARY TRENDS 203 (Winter 1991).

Lucy Holman, A Comparison of Computer-Assisted Instruction and Classroom Bibliographic Instruction, 40 REFERENCE AND USER SERVICES QUARTERLY 53 (Fall 2000).

Terri L Holze, Applying Learning Style Theory to Web Page Design, 5 no.2 INTERNET REFERENCE SERVICES QUARTERLY 71 (2000).

Judith A. Hudson, On-the-job Training for Cataloging and Classification, 7 CATALOGING AND CLASSIFICATION QUARTERLY 69 (Summer 1987).

Dorothy S. Ingram and Judith Brook. It's Not What You Say: Presentation Skills for BI Librarians, 40 SOUTHEASTERN LIBRARIAN 5 (Spring 1990).

Sheila Intner and Janet Swan Hill, Recruiting, Educating and Training Cataloging Librarians: Solving the Problems  (Greenwood Press, 1989).

Frances Jacobson and Michael Jacobson, Bibliographic Instruction in the Electronic Environment: Incorporating Recent Cognitive Theories of Learning. Proceedings of the Association of College and Research Libraries 6th National Conference, April 12–14, 1992, Salt Lake City, Utah (The Association, 1992).

Trudi E. Jacobson and Beth L. Mark. Teaching in the Information Age: Active Learning Techniques to Empower Students, 51/52 REFERENCE LIBRARIAN 105 (1995).

Entire issue of 36 JOURNAL OF EDUCATION FOR LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (Winter 1995)(dedicated to educating support staff)

Jane Keefer, The Hungry Rats Syndrome: Library Anxiety, Information Literacy, and the Academic Reference Process, 32 no.3 RQ 333 (Spring 1993).

Maureen Kilcullen, Teaching Librarians to Teach, 26 no.2 REFERENCE SERVICES REVIEW 7 (1998). (bibliography)

Carol Colliet Kuhlthau, Developing a Model of the Library Search Process: Cognitive and Affective Aspects, 28 RQ 232 (Winter 1988).

Paul G Kussrow, Learning Styles in the Library: All Students Are Equal, but Some Are More Equal Than Others; How Library Design Affects Learning, 40 FLORIDA LIBRARIES 128 (November/December 1997).

Cheryl LaGuardia and Christine K Oka, Becoming a Library Teacher (Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2000).

Cheryl LaGuardia et al., Teaching the New Library: The How-To-Do-It Manual for Planning and Designing Instructional Programs (Neal-Schumann, 1996).

Cheryl LaGuardia et al, eds,  Upside of Downsizing: Using Library Instruction to Cope (Neal-Schuman, 1995).

Qun G. Liao, Identifying Library Anxiety Through Students’ Learning-Modality Preferences, 69 LIBRARY QUARTERLY 202 (April 1999).

Patricia O’Brien Libutti, Librarians As Learners, Librarians As Teachers: The Diffusion of Internet Expertise in the Academic Library (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1999).

Arthur A Lichtenstein, Surviving the Information Explosion: Training Paraprofessionals for Reference Service, 37 no. 2  JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL MEDIA AND LIBRARY SCIENCES 125 (December 1999).

Julie Ann McDaniel and Judith K. Ohles, Training Paraprofessionals for Reference Service: A How-to-Do It Manual for Librarians (Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1993).

Librarians As Learners, Librarians As Teachers: The Diffusion of Internet Expertise in the Academic Library (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1999).

Elizabeth McNeer, Learning Theories and Library Instruction, 17 JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP 294 (November 1991).

Constance Mellon, Library Anxiety: A Grounded Theory and Its Development, 47 no.2 COLLEGE AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES 160 (1986).

Elizabeth Nibley, Use of Metaphor in Bibliographic Instruction, 30 RQ 343 (Spring 1991).

Cerise Oberman,  Library Instruction: Concepts & Pedagogy in the Electronic Environment, 35 RQ 315 (Spring 1996).

Cerise Oberman and K. Stauch, eds, Theories of Bibliographic Education (Bowker, 1982).

Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, et al The Relationship Between Library Anxiety and Learning Styles Among Graduate Students: Implications for Library Instruction, 20 no. 3  LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE RESEARCH 235 (1998).

”Otter Librarian,” Support Staff Training: Why and How? 36 JOURNAL OF EDUCATION FOR LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE 33 (Winter 1995).

Judith Peacock, Skills for Teaching Librarians: Postcards from the Educational Paradigm, 32 no. 1 AUSTRALIAN ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES 26 (March 2001).

David Peele, The Hook Principle, 13 no. 2 RQ 135 (Winter 1973).

David A. Peele, Librarians As Teachers: Some Reality, Mostly Myth,  10 no. 5 JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP 267 (November 1984).

Valerie E Perry, Cross-Functional Training: A Staff Exchange Program at the University of Kentucky; for Library Technicians, 62 no. 4 KENTUCKY LIBRARIES no. 3 (Fall 1998).

Barbara G. Preece and Betty J. Glass, The Online Catalog and Staff Training, 10 no. 2  LIBRARY SOFTWARE REVIEW 100 (1991).

Diane Prorak et al, Teaching Method and Psychological Type in Bibliographic Instruction, 33 RQ 484 (Summer 1994).

Lori Proudfit Robare, Training Paraprofessionals in Classification and Subject Analysis; at the University of Oregon, 14 no. 2 TECHNICAL SERVICES QUARTERLY 49 (1996).

Lori Proudfit Robare, Training of Copy Catalogers, Part II: A Report of the ALCTS CCS Copy Cataloging Discussion Group, American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, June 1999 18 no. 1 TECHNICAL SERVICES QUARTERLY 47 (2000).

Ginny Rabago, Training the Technician,  10 ALKI 13 (December 1994).

Role of Learning Styles in Library Communication, 11 MARKETING TREASURES  1 (September-October 1997).

Elena Romaniuk, Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program (SCCTP): The Canadian Experience, 41 no. 3/4  SERIALS LIBRARIAN 81 (2001).

C L Saar, Individualized Instruction As A Result of Learner Analysis, 32 JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL MEDIA AND LIBRARY SCIENCES 130 (Winter 1995).

Ellis Sada, Training Users in the Electronic Era, 3 INFORMATION OUTLOOK 22 (December 1999).

Kawasi Sarkodie-Mensah, Reference Services for the Adult Learner: Challenging Issues for the Traditional and Technological Era  (Haworth Information Press, 2000).

Sean Saxon, Public and Technical Services: One cataloger's perspective
; Cross-Training at the University of Alabama

Shonrock, Diana D. and Craig Mulder, Instruction Librarians: Acquiring the Proficiencies Critical to Their Work, 54 COLLEGE AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES 137 (March 1993).

James D. Shetler, The Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program: A Trainer’s Perspective, 30 no.4 CATALOGING AND CLASSIFICATION QUARTERLY 13 (2000).

Diana Shonrock, ed., Evaluating Library Instruction: Sample Questions, Forms, and Strategies for Practical Use (Research Committee, Library Instruction Round Table, ALA, 1996).

Linda Slusar, A New Season of Excellence; Soaring to Excellence Program at the College of DuPage; Series of Teleconferences for Training Paraprofessionals, 9 LIBRARY MOSAICS 7 (November/December 1998). 

Linda Slusar, Soaring and Beyond: A Profile and Future Perspective: Training Library Paraprofessionals at the College of DuPage,  9 LIBRARY MOSAICS 11 (July/August 1998).

D Squires and G P Gillum, Librarians: A Thinking and Learning Styles Portrait, 6 LIBRARY ADMINISTRATION AND REVIEW 173 (Fall 1992).

Frances K. Stage et al, Creating Learning-Centered Classrooms; What Does Learning Theory Have to Say?, (Jossey-Bass, 1998).

Teresa Strasner, Continuing Education Needs for Technical Services Paraprofessionals in Academic Libraries, 26 no. 1 COLORADO LIBRARIES 22 (Spring 2000).

Roy Tennant, The Virtual Library Foundation: Staff Training and Support, 14 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND LIBRARIES 46 (1 March 1995).

Harold W. Tuckett and Carla J. Stoffle, Learning Theory and the Self-Reliant Library User, 24 no. 1  RQ 58 (Fall 1984).

David Tulanian, Train 'Em to Retain 'Em, AMERICAN LIBRARIES 37 (November 1998).

Gisela Von Dran, Education Librarians and Support Staff for Technical Services, 9 no.1 JOURNAL OF LIBRARY ADMINISTRATION 111 (1988).

Paula N. Warnken and Victoria L. Young, Application of Training Principles and Techniques for Successful Library Instruction, 19 REFERENCE SERVICES REVIEW 91 (Winter 1996).

Peter C. Whiting, From Specialists to Generalists: Issues and Perspectives on Cross-Training Catalogers; at Louisiana State University and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (Report of a Workshop at the 1997 NASIG Conference) 34 no. 3-4 SERIALS LIBRARIAN 397 (1998).

Rita Dunn and Barbara Waggoner, Comparing Three Innovative Instructional Systems: Learning Styles, Neuro-Lingustic Programming and Suggestopoedia, 23 EMERGENCY LIBRARIAN 9 (September/October 1995).

Darlene Weingand, A Reminder About Andragogy, 37 JOURNAL OF EDUCATION FOR LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE 79 (Winter 1996).

Sharon Wiles-Young, Demystifying MARC Holdings: CONSER’s SCCTP Workshop for Serials Holdings and Documentation for the Course; Serials Cooperative Training Programs, 27 no. ¾ SERIALS REVIEW 129 (2001).

Frances Wood et al, Information Skills, Searching Behavior and Cognitive Styles for Student-Centered Learning: A Computer-Assisted Learning Approach, 22 JOURNAL OF INFORMATION SCIENCE 79 (March-April 1996).


Education for Information

Journal of Academic Librarianship

Reference Services Review

Reference and User Services Quarterly

Research Strategies

Serials Librarian

Technical Services Quarterly


American Library Association, ACLTS Education and Training

American Research Libraries (ARL), Library Research and Management Committee, Library Staff Development Programs: Key Components http://www.arl.org/olms/staffdev/key_components.html

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and American Libraries Association (ALA), Instruction Section, http://www.ala.org/acrl/is/

ACRL/CNI Internet Education Project http://www.cwru.edu/affil/cni/base/acrlcni.html

ACRL Instruction Task Force Guidelines for Instruction Programs in Academic Libraries http://www.ala.org/acrl/is/publications/guideline.htm

Arthur W. Chickering and Stephen Ehrmann, Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology at the Lever http://www.tltgroup.org/programs/seven.html

LIRT, Library Instruction Roundtable http://www3.baylor.edu/LIRT/

LOEX Clearinghouse for Library Instruction http://www.emich.edu/public/loex/loex.html

Michigan Library Association, ILRT 2001 An Active Learning Odyssey http://www.mla.lib.mi.us/UnitWebsites/IL/spring2001.html

OhioLINK Instruction Clearinghouse http://www.alaoweb.org/comsigs/iig/clearinghouse.html

Purdue Libraries Staff Development (see library’s examples of staff handouts) http://gemini.lib.purdue.edu/staffdev/handouts.cfm

Syracuse University Library, Library Instruction: A Resource Guide http://libwww.syr.edu/instruction/staff/resources.htm


NETTRAIN http://www.lsoft.com/scripts/wl.exe?SL2=684&R=5328&N=NETTRAIN@LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU      

ILI-L http://www.ala.org/acrl/is/ilil.html 


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