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Thursday, October 19 • 9:15am - 10:15am
Going Off Book -- Better Together with LibGuides

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At the Illinois College of Law we teach legal research using a "hybrid" flipped classroom model. To have more control over our content, we created a LibGuide to replace our former textbook. We also use LibGuides to supplement seminar courses taught by doctrinal faculty. Our embedded librarians use them to help students select topics and research seminar papers and we produce libguides to address specific research needs of our constituencies.  We will guide you through the process of creating an alternative textbook and show additional examples where we use libguides to forge stronger bonds between the library, students, and faculty.

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Heather Simmons

Law & Business Reference Librarian, University of Illinois
Heather Simmons earned her B.A. and M.L.S. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from Wayne State University. She started her career at Wayne State University’s Arthur Neef Law Library in Detroit, Michigan, where she became assistant director in 1988. Heather has taught courses... Read More →

Thursday October 19, 2017 9:15am - 10:15am CDT
Marriott Salon B