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Scholarship as a Conversation: A Metaphor for Librarian-ESL Instructor Collaboration
Invoking the metaphor of scholarship as a conversation offers academic librarians an excellent way to connect information literacy to university ESL (English as a second language) classes. This article describes how this ...
Is Library Database Searching a Language Learning Activity?
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2010-05)
A qualitative research study that asked international students how they thought of words to enter into a library database to see if language learning was also involved.
(Canadian Library Association, 2013-12)
a list of practical tips to enhance one-on-one encounters with international students at library service desks
Internationalization in German Academic Libraries: Moving beyond North American Perspectives
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015-10)
This paper explores how internationalization is understood and experienced in German academic libraries. Its main purpose is to move the discussion of internationalization in academic libraries beyond the boundaries of ...
Incorporating Language Skills Strategies into Library Instruction for ESL Students
(Association of College & Research Libraries, 2011-04)
a self-reflection study of the incorporation of language skills strategies in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a library instruction classroom setting
Recreational Reading of International Students in Academic Libraries
(The Reading Matrix, 2011-09)
survey of international students in a university library as to whether or not they engage in recreational reading and if they think it helps their language learning
International Activities of Canadian Librarians
(Canadian Library Association, 2010-12)
Guest editorial for themed issue on international activities of Canadian librarians.
ESL Collections, University Libraries, and Internationalization
(LEAA (Lenguas en Aprendizaje Autodirigido) Revista Electronica, 2015-03)
This research study examines the content, types of materials, locations, and library collection development policies concerning ESL (English as a second language) materials collections on university campuses in the United ...
Libraries and the Arctic: Language Education Support
(LIBREAS: Library Ideas, 2018-05)
The Arctic inspires awe. This unique region of the world has been studied in many ways by many different disciplines. The discipline of librarianship can also add to its study. In this article, the authors, a practicing ...
The Experience of International Students at Cross-Border University Libraries
(International Journal of Librarianship, 2017-12)
This article describes the results of a small research study investigating international student library use and perceptions in a cross-border setting. The graduate degree program at the center of this study ...