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A story about the spirituality of libraries

At the AMICAL 2016 conference last month, I heard an inspiring story about the cyclical destruction and revival of libraries. Dr. Richard Hodges, …

Humanities

Revisiting the AMICAL Conference

This was the fifth time I had attended the AMICAL Conference in the last seven years and it was every bit as enjoyable as all the others. I had …

Librarianship

CATs: An assessment tool among others

This AMICAL 2015 workshop was on what CATs (Classroom Assessment Techniques) are and what they assess. Five exercises helped participants in getting …

Education Technology

Connecting the dots: Curiosity. Motivation. Affect.

I had such a lovely time at the 2015 conference — THANK YOU all for inviting me and taking such awesome care of me. AMICAL really knows how to put on …

Creativity

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Marketing

Thoughts

I am back in Oregon now and my email inbox is under control after a week in Bulgaria at the AMICAL conference. When Dimitris asked if I would write a …

Teaching

Day Recap: Wednesday, May 27

AMICAL 2015 conference has started with the warmest salutation and welcome from the AUBG staff. Participants started to arrive at the beautiful …

Information literacy, learning models and instructional technologies (Report)

This session comprised of three presentations on learning models of information literacy and instructional technology. The session included three …

Education Technology

Learning how to do research in a community of scholarship (Report)

Nancy Fried Foster spoke of her research of the practices of people who do research, in a university environment. Her research is within the overall …

Note-Taking

Graph thinking, linked open data, semantic web: Preparing for the post-MARC world (Report)

Anchalee Panigabutra-Roberts (Joy) from the American University in Cairo described preparation for the post-MARC world. She mentioned the relevance …

Semantic Web

Studying library services, resources and information literacy (Report)

This session included three speakers presenting their studies on library services, resource and information literacy. This session was attended by …

Education

Sustainability matters: The liberal arts as agents for change (Report)

Professor Spirovska posed the following questions:<p>Have Liberal Arts institutions stepped up to deliver a values-based education relevant for the 21st …

Sustainability

It takes a campus: Creating research assignments that spark curiosity and collaboration (Report)

Workshop facilitated by Anne-Marie Deitering<br>Oregon State University Libraries and Press<p>Anne-Marie led the participants through the process of …

Teaching

Getting started with WorldCat Discovery Services (Report)

Our speaker Mr. Simon Day has started his workshop by introducing, presenting, and defining WorldCat discovery interface. He has given a …

Vendor presentations (Report)

This session included presentations from three vendors: DeGruyter, EBSCO, and EuroMonitor (Oxford University Press was not present).<p>Anne O’Riordan …

Faculty experiences and expectations with technology: Findings of 2014 ECAR Faculty Study (Report)

<b>Report for Faculty experiences and expectations with technology: Findings of 2014 ECAR faculty study</b><p>By Ekaterina Kombarova and Anguelina Popova.<p>This …

Articulate Storyline: Reshaping guides, tutorials and the way you present content (Report)

<b>Articulate storyline: reshaping guides, tutorials and the way you present content.</b><p>Workshop led by Rayane Fayed and Hossein Hamam.<p>This session was a …