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An aggregation of ideas and best practices that can be used to create innovative and engaging programming inside an academic library.

Library Programming. Exhibitions and Events. Library Programs for Adults. Ya conf presentation handout programming genxy. Adult Programming Archives - Ideas & Inspiration from Demco. Great Programming Ideas | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues. The following are a sampling of programming ideas developed by the ALA Public Information Office and ALA Public Programs.

These suggestions are meant to complement the "Put It in Writing @ your library®" program and can work for most public, school and academic libraries. WD has a new online bookclub featuring recommendations from librarians across the country. Host your own book club featuring these great reads. You can also post discussion questions to the online book discussion forum. Visit the book club page for more information. Offer writing seminars focused on any number of genres, from short-story writing to fiction to poetry. For more great writing-related ideas, information on Live @ your library! Back to introduction. Guidelines for Instruction Programs in Academic Libraries | Association of College & Research Libraries. Approved by the ACRL Board of Directors, June 2003. Revised October 2011. Preamble Academic libraries work together with other members of their institutional communities to participate in, support, and achieve the educational mission of their institutions by teaching the core competencies of information literacy—the abilities involved in identifying an information need, accessing needed information, evaluating, managing, and applying information, and understanding the legal, social, and ethical aspects of information use.

The systematic delivery of instructional programs and services should be planned in concert with overall strategic library planning, including the library’s budgeting process. Such planning may also involve strategizing with other campus units to deliver collaboratively designed programming. To best assist academic and research librarians in preparing and developing effective instructional programs, the following guidelines are recommended. I. A. B. C. Instructional tools.