Make session: Social Reading Toolkit

I propose to create an implementation toolkit for social reading.  I’d personally like to create a toolkit for academic libraries, but that’s open to the participants – we can make the toolkit as general or as specific as we need to serve the entire group’s interests.  There are many directions in which this could go, depending on interest.

What does the toolkit look like?  Whatever we want.  If we create one for an academic library, things we might want to include are:  educational objectives and standards, outreach/marketing, resources for software, resources for content, identification of potential collaborators in the academic community, etc.  Non-library students and faculty would be fantastic contributors and collaborators for this type of toolkit.

A projector/desktop set-up would be helpful for this make session, but not required.

Categories: Collaboration, Crowdsourcing, Digital Literacy, Libraries, Session Proposals, session-make, Teaching |
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About Lauren Stern

I am a librarian with experience in academic and K-12 libraries. My professional interests include information literacy, instruction, and using technology to engage student and faculty interest, promote understanding, and connect them with resources.