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Library Instruction Committee
The Library Instruction Committee is a standing Public Services Division committee charged with coordinating activities and improving the quality of instruction provided by the Libraries at the University of Florida.
The committee is composed of six library staff who participate in library instruction (at various levels and with varied content) plus a chair who serves as the Coordinator of Library Instruction. The six members have three year terms with two people rotating off at the end of each fiscal year. At least one of the committee members should be a paraprofessional.
The Committee reports to the Director for Public Services and provides updates (at least annually) on its activities and accomplishments to the Public Services Council.
This committee is charged with identifying needs and proposing and/or undertaking actions essential to ensuring that the Libraries continue to provide an effective library instruction program. Such a program is characterized by:
Goals for 2006
1. Develop a list of priorities for standardized, easily deliverable
instructional online modules.
3. Plan a "journal club" presentation.
4. Investigate user assessment surveys and strategies.
5. Develop a plan for marketing appointment based instruction.
6. Revise instruction web page.
Instruction at the University of Florida, (Environmental scan), September 1991
Plan for A Library Instruction Program, June 1993
UF Libraries' Instruction Program, July 2005
Library Instruction/Information Literacy Team Report, July 2005. (located in Instruction folder, Outlook Public Folders)