Janet Swatscheno has been selected to participate in the pilot of the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program, a new professional development initiative aimed at empowering open education leaders within academic libraries. The program is the first of its kind, providing intensive training over two semesters to support the use, creation, and advocacy of open educational resources and practices, with emphasis on leadership skills. Swatscheno is one of fourteen fellows from SPARC member libraries to selected participate in the pilot, and as part of the program, attended the 14th annual Open Education Conference in Anaheim, CA.
As a companion to our previous post, we feature some of the publications that our Library faculty and academic professionals contributed this past summer. Topics include fútbol in Puerto Rico, virtual reality, and overseas buying trips. Explore the selected bibliography we are pleased to share below to learn more about these topics.
This past summer, Library faculty and academic professionals presented all over the world on a wide range of topics. The list that follows highlights the places and topics covered at conferences this summer beyond those at the Annual ALA Conference, which were covered in a previous post.
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor/Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction and affiliate faculty in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in collaboration with Laura Saunders, Associate Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College, and Rachel Gans-Boriskin, Lecturer in Communications at Simmons College, has been awarded a National Forum grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.