publication . Article . 2008

Academic Librarians Have Concerns about Their Role as Teachers. A Review of: Walter, Scott. “Librarians as Teachers: A Qualitative Inquiry into Professional Identity.” College and Research Libraries 69.1 (2008): 51-71.

Virginia Wilson;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2008 Journal: Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (issn: 1715-720X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Alberta
<b>Objective </b> – This study explores how academic librarians are introduced to teaching, the degree to which they think of themselves as teachers, the ways in which being a teacher has become a significant feature of their professional identity, and the factors that may influence academic librarians to adopt a “teacher identity.” <br><b>Design </b> – A literature review extended by qualitative semi-structured interviews.<br><b>Setting </b> – The research took place at an American university with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching designation of “Doctoral/Research — Extensive.”<br><b>Subjects </b> – Six academic librarians.<br><b>Methods <...
free text keywords: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, Z
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