April Expanding Knowledge Webinar: Library Instruction and Teaching

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am

The BLC is pleased to announce the April webinar of our Expanding Knowledge Webinar Series "Expanding Knowledge: Library Instruction and Teaching" with Dianne N. Brown, Social Science Research & Instruction Librarian at Tufts University  and Lorraine Heffernan, Business & Economics Librarian at UMass Dartmouth, on Wednesday, April 18 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.

This webinar will present an overview of current approaches to library instruction for library staff at all levels of involvement. Topics will cover Information Literacy in theory and practice, the shift from the ACRL Standards to the ACRL Framework, differentiating teaching for various populations, using classes to promote other library services, and current pedagogies and tools. 


Dianne N. Brown has worked at the Tisch Library at Tufts University for two years. Prior to working at Tufts, Dianne was a research & instruction librarian at Lesley University. Teaching is Dianne's favorite thing about being a librarian.

Lorraine Heffernan has worked as a business & economics librarian for seven years, and had been the library instruction liaison for freshman English classes for several years.  She is a career changer who previously spent many years working in finance within the securities industry.


Please register here


Please contact Executive Director Susan Stearns or Program Coordinator Jessica Hardin if you have any questions. The webinar will be presented using GoTo Webinar. We recommend using a headset for the audio if possible. Or, feel free to join with other colleagues at your institution and participate in a group.  We will be recording the presentation and archiving it in the "Member Events"  section of the BLC website should you be unable to attend in person.