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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
Multiple Roles of Librarians
(Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship, 2007)
a survey of academic librarians investigating other roles on campus they may work in besides that of librarian (ex. ESL teacher, aerobics instructor)
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 ...
Perceptions of Technology and Manifestations of Language Learner Autonomy
(Computer-Assisted Language Learning Electronic Journal, 2003-06)
a grounded theory study investigating perceptions of technology by learners of English as a second language
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
We All Have an Accent: Welcoming International Students to the Library
(Canadian Library Association, 2007)
an overview of ways to make international students feel welcome in the library
Drop-In Clinics for Environmental Studies Students
The delivery of library instruction to students in those areas of the sciences and the social sciences dealing with biology and the environment has a long history (Bowden & Di Benedetto 2001; Kutner 2000; Kutner & Danks ...