Sarah Shujah is a Librarian at Centennial College in Toronto. Her work focuses on information literacy, open educational resources (OERs), institutional repositories, and hackathons. You can get in touch with her at sshujah [at] centennialcollege.ca.
Celebrating Collaborations in Ontario Academic LibrariesJuly 4, 2017
In the previous issue, I wrote about getting your first break as an academic librarian. While working in college and university libraries, we can sometimes feel like we work in isolation — many of us can relate to that feeling of working in silos. Yet, perhaps more often than not, it is collaborative efforts that →
Getting Your First Break as a Librarian: OCULA President’s MessageApril 3, 2017
I got my first break as an academic librarian at the Steacie Science and Engineering Library at York University. York took a chance on me, and that experience truly shaped my focus and ethos as a librarian. Information literacy One of my focuses as a librarian is information literacy (IL), or more generally, teaching and →
TRY Reframing Information Literacy: The New ACRL FrameworkApril 1, 2015
Librarians had many questions after the publication of the first draft of the Association of College & Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Information Literacy Framework for Higher Education in February 2014. How do we use the threshold concepts in one-shot library instruction classes? Do the threshold concepts revitalize information literacy? Is searching really strategic? Now, with the →