ACRL 2013 Recap

Weren’t able to make it to Indianapolis for ACRL 2013 last week? We missed you! The EasyBib team was there talking to librarians about education technology, student research, and information literacy skills and challenges. We also demoed our new product, ResearchReady.


I was also lucky enough to attend a couple of sessions, but of course, not as many as I would have liked to. Geoffrey Canada, social activist, educator, and founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone, kicked off the conference with the opening keynote. EasyBib subscriber Kelly Frost, User Education Librarian at Kellogg Community College in Michigan, gave us a recap of his remarks.

There were so many incredible sessions, but some of the hot topics at the conference were assessing student information literacy skills and improving research instruction to make it fun and interactive for students.
Randy Hensley, Head of Instruction at Baruch College, talked to us about his presentation, The One-Shot Mixtape: Lessons for Planning, Delivering, and Integrating Instruction.

Some of our EasyBib subscribers also came by the booth to say hello and talk a little bit about how our information literacy platform is making in an impact on their students! Micaela Ayers, Director of Library Services for Butler Community College in Kansas said, “We love you, EasyBib! You are what we needed and fulfilled our expectations for citation!”

Check back here in a couple of days to read more about ACRL2013!


Caity Selleck is the in-house librarian for EasyBib and ResearchReady. You can find her on Twitter, @Caity_EasyBib, or posting news you can use at the EasyBib Librarians Facebook page.

Caitlyn Selleck

Caitlyn Selleck

Senior Product Manager at Imagine Easy Solutions
Caity has a BA in Political Science and History and an MLIS in Library Science. She has worked in libraries, universities, museums and for the State of New York. Caity currently writes content for ResearchReady and ensures that it works the way our users need it to. She also helps to create content pieces to help students learn about information literacy and research. She used to play varsity Water Polo in college.
Caitlyn Selleck

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