Library Juice Academy

Online Professional Development for Librarians

Embedded Librarianship

Instructor: Courtney Mlinar

Dates: Not currently offered

Credits: 1.5 CEUs

Price: $175

The role of the embedded librarian takes many forms - in learning communities, community organizations, support groups and businesses. Embedded librarianship can include team teaching a course, becoming an important part of a local film/art/music festival, or integration of library resources into a school curriculum or an organization’s event. This course will discuss best practices and tools for working as an embedded librarian. We will explore how to initiate a collaborative relationship with faculty or community organizations, and also teach you how to partner with them for better student or event success. Participants will learn how to improve relationships with faculty and organizations and become an integral part of the curriculum, event, or program of study. We will also discuss how to use emerging technologies in embedded librarianship as communication and collaborative tools.

Courtney Mlinar

Courtney Mlinar is the Academic Support Services / Reference Librarian and Webmaster for the HPD Library at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is the Liaison Librarian for the Colleges of Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Optometry. She is a frequent presentor at conferences; recent presentations include “Medicine is Mobile”, “Medical Mobile Apps”, and “HPD Liaison Librarians” for NSU HPD Faculty Developments. Interview with Courtney Mlinar

Course Structure

This is an online class that is taught asynchronously, meaning that participants do the work on their own time as their schedules allow. The class does not meet together at any particular times, although the instructor may set up optional sychronous chat sessions. Instruction includes readings and assignments in one-week segments. Class participation is in an online forum environment.

Please contact us to arrange a special session of this class for a group of seven or more, with a negotiable discount.