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About K-LIRT

K-LIRT is a Round Table of the Kansas Library Association

Welcome to K-LIRT’s New Site

Welcome to the new site for The Kansas Library Association’s Instruction Round Table (K-LIRT)! ¬†This site has many functions: It’s central feature is a blog that provides a means for K-LIRT’s ¬†officers and members to share announcements, teaching strategies, tools, … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to K-LIRT’s blog! The purpose of this blog is simple: to facilitate communication among K-LIRT members. Feel free to share your questions, requests for information, insights, amusing stories, useful resources, and anything else you feel may be of interest … Continue reading

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About Blogs

I imagine that many of you are, like me, new to the world of blogging. Recently I’ve been looking for pithy articles or sites that provide an overview of what blogs and the practice of blogging are all about. I’ve … Continue reading

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Meeting in Topeka

Last week, I went to the 2nd of three meetings with the Dept. of Education and K-12 librarians to upgrade Library Standards for K-12 and to add in Technology Standards. Since I don’t work with K-12, I was lucky to … Continue reading

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Giving up our education mission

In the College of DuPage teleconference last Friday, Rick Anderson said one of the ways to fix what’s wrong with libraries is to give up the “educator function.” I heard a librarian at Texas A & M who works with … Continue reading

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Recommend listservs for instruction

Do any of you monitor any listservs that you would recommend for librarians insterested in instruction? I monitor ALA’s Information Literacy Instruction Listserv and AASL/ACRL’s INFOLIT Listserv. I find both very interesting and informative. The former has become quite active … Continue reading

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What would you like to see on the K-LIRT Website?

Over the next two months I am planning to redesign and expand the K-LIRT website http://skyways.lib.ks.us/KLA/divisions/lirt/ I’m curious to know what features you would like to see on the site. I can’t promise that I will be able to include … Continue reading

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