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Toolkit for Teaching Research

(with a focus on remote teaching)

Professional Organizations, Listservs, & Websites


American Library Association publications (books); limit by topic on left-hand side

ACRL Instruction Section; bibliography of "publications that advance librarians' knowledge of issues related to learners, teaching, organizational context, and assessment."

Professional conferences offer many sessions on various aspects of instruction and information literacy, like the Association of College & Research Libraries, and proceedings are often published online.

Selected Articles:

Charles, Leslin H. "Embracing Challenges in Times of Change: A Survey of Readiness of Academic Librarians in New Jersey for Transition to the ACRL Framework." Communications in Information LIteracy 11, no. 1 (2017): 221-45.

Deitering, Anne-Marie, and Hannah Gascho Rempel. "Share and Share Alike: Barriers and Solutions to tutorial creation and management." Communications in Information Literacy. 5, no. 2 (2012): 102-16. 

Holliday, Wendy, and Jim Rogers. "Talking about Information Literacy: The Mediating Role of Discourse in a College Writing Classroom." portal: Libraries and the Academy 13, no. 3 (July 2013): 257-71. 

Johnson, C., McCord, S., and S. Walter. "Instructional Outreach Across the Curriculum: Enhancing the Liaison Role at a Research University." Reference Librarian 82 (2003): 19-37.

Palmer, Catherine. "This I Believe . . . All Libraries Should Be Teaching Libraries." portal: Libraries and the Academy 11, no. 1 (2011): 575-82.

Schaub, G., Cadena, C., Bravender, P., and C. Kierkus. "The Language of Literacy: Do Students Understand?" College & Research Libraries (March 2017): 283-96.   

Smith, C., Doversberger, L., Jones, S., Ladwig, P., and B. Pietraszewski.  "Using Course Syllabi to Uncover Opportunities for Curriculum-Integrated Instruction." Reference & User Services Quarterly 51, no. 3 (Spring 2012): 263-71.

Walter, Scott. "Instructional Improvement: Building Capacity for the Professional Development of Librarians as Teachers." Reference & User Services Quarterly 45, no. 3 (Spring 2006): 213-18.

_______. "Librarians as Teachers: A Qualitative Inquiry into Professional Identity." College & Research Libraries 69, no. 1 (Jan. 2008): 51-71.