Welcome back! This week, Martinique and Jen discuss the intersections, opportunities, and challenges of being parents (specifically mothers) and librarians. We talk about how our parenting journeys led us to our career choices, how pregnancy can force some of your personal life out in the open, what we’ve learned about teaching from being parents, and… Continue reading Episode 8: Parenting, teaching, and academia
Time for Episode 6! In this episode, Martinique and Jen discuss the keynote address “Boundaries and sovereignties: Placing students at the center of information literacy”, given by Wendy Holliday, Head of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services at the Cline Library at Northern Arizona University. It was given on May 5, 2017 at the Information Literacy… Continue reading Episode 6: Student Sovereignty, Information Landscapes, and the Info Lit Summit Keynote
We did a shorter follow up episode to continue the conversation we began in Episode 4 about fake news. This time, we talk about “Post-Post Truth”, a post by Barbara Fister from Inside Higher Ed. We dig a little deeper into what is meant by “fake news,” discuss the challenges of teaching about authority, and think about… Continue reading Episode 5: More fake news
We know this episode comes hot on the heels of Episode 3, but we had a great conversation about fake news, journalism, and truth, and since these are timely topics, we wanted to post this quickly. (This episode was recorded on April 11, 2017. The resources we discussed in this episode may have changed after our… Continue reading Episode 4: Fake news, journalism, and “truth”
We are excited to bring you our first interview! Martinique and Jen talk with Kerry Littel, who transitioned from being a school librarian to an academic librarian. We talk about what kind of responsibilities school librarians have, how they teach information literacy, how they work with teachers, and some of the differences between working in… Continue reading Episode 3: School Library to Academic Library
We had to upload a new audio file. The file linked here is the correct episode 2 version 2. And we’re back! We know there’s been a long gap between episodes, but we had some technical issues to work out. Hopefully we’re on track now! In episode 2, we talk about our experiences being adjunct… Continue reading Episode 2 V2
After many logistical delays and other projects taking our attention away, we finally are ready to release episode 1 of The Library Sessions podcast. We love talking about teaching and learning; we hope you enjoy listening. Click the link to listen to the episode now, or subscribe with your favorite podcatcher. Then, come back and… Continue reading Episode 1 has arrived!