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The Searching Circle: Library Instruction for Tribal College Students

  • Loriene RoyEmail author
  • Jain Orr
  • Laura Gienger
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 676)

Abstract

In spring 2016, students enrolled in a face-to-face graduate “Library Instruction and Information Literacy” (LIIL) class in the School of Information (iSchool) at the University of Texas at Austin created a suite of instructional videos for librarians at TCUs to use with their students. Over the past twenty years, librarians at the TCUs have attended a five-day Tribal College Librarians Professional Development Institute (TCLPDI), usually held on the campus of Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. The iSchool students presented their work at the TCLPDI in June 2016, inviting feedback from patrons including projections on how the videos might be used at TCUs.

Keywords

American Indians Digital inclusion Information literacy instruction Learning styles Reflection LIS students Tribal colleges and universities 

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of InformationThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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