Bunch Library’s Courtney Fuson, electronic & educational resources librarian, and Jenny Rushing, coordinator of reference services, published a paper on their outreach efforts to middle Tennessee school librarians with the Conversations@Belmont program in College & Research Libraries News called “Climbing out of the ‘Ivory Tower’: Conversations between Academic and School Librarians and Teachers.” Click here to read the article.
In addition, Rushing along with Reference Librarians Rachel Scott and Judy Williams presented at the Tennessee Library Association annual conference on the development of an information literacy program, and the paper, “From 0 to 200!: Building an Information Literacy Program from the Ground Up!” was published this month in Tennessee Libraries. Click here to read the article.
Rushing and Collection Management Librarian Dawn Stephen presented this month at the 29th Annual Charleston Conference on Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition in the innovation session. Their presentation, titled “Tying Information Literacy to a Library Materials Budget,” described the recent revision of the library allocations formula to include an information literacy component.