Category Archives: Weekly Modules & Resources

Welcome to Expanding Roles (Module 14)

No longer just storage space for books, 21st-century libraries are constantly evolving to maintain their relevancy and popularity with patrons. They are places where people gather to explore, interact, and imagine, and the onslaught of technologically-mediated life makes libraries’ cultural and community offerings more important than ever. Module 14 focuses on new models of service […]

Welcome to Teaching and Learning (Module 12)

Greetings all! Now we turn our attention to librarians and information professionals encouraging and supporting learning. This module explores how the 20th century “Reading, Writing and Arithmetic” mindset gives way to a new Culture of Learning where opportunities to learn anywhere and everywhere multiply. What examples might you find of libraries encouraging learning opportunities for your community?

Welcome to Community Informatics (Module 10)

Greetings! This week’s module introduces you to the field of community informatics.  We will discuss what we mean by informatics and community informatics, identify the stakeholders in community informatics, and explore the relationship between library and information science and community informatics. This module was created by Dr. Chris Hagar for INFO 200.