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LIRT

Provide information on instruction in library use and information literacy.

The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) provides a forum for discussion of activities, programs and problems of instruction in the use of libraries or information literacy; to contribute to the education and training of librarians for library instruction; to promote instruction in the use of libraries as an essential library service; and to serve as a channel of communication on instruction in the use of libraries.

Apply for a LIRT conference stipend or award:
Devin Zimmerman Conference Stipend
Library Instruction Project of the Year Award
Outstanding Service in Library Instruction Award

LIRT Officers 2018-2019

Joshua Wallace
Chair
Tarleton State Univeristy – Dick Smith Library
Box T-0450
Stephenville, TX 76402
254-968-9455
jwallace@tarleton.edu

Lorely Ambriz
Chair-Elect
El Paso Community College – Northwest Campus
Jenna Welch and Laura Bush Community Library
6701 S. Desert Blvd.
El Paso, TX 79932
915-831-8886
lambriz@epcc.edu

Treva Shawn Anderson
Secretary/Treasurer
Houston Community College – Northwest
Alief Hayes Road Library
2811 Hayes Rd.
Houston, TX 77082
713-718-6149
treva.anderson@hccs.edu

Sarah Engledow Brown
Past Chair
University of Dallas
Blakley Library
1845 E. Northgate Dr.
Irving, TX 75062
972-721-4128
sbrown@udallas.edu

Karen B. Nichols
Councilor
Lamar University – Mary & John Gray Library
Box 10021
Beaumont, TX 77710
409-880-8131
nicholskb@lamar.edu

Karlee Vineyard
Alternate Councilor
Lubbock Christian University Library
5601 19th St.
Lubbock, TX 79407
806-720-7331
Karlee.Vineyard@lcu.edu

Brooke Mjolsness
Web Manager
San Antonio Public Library – Cortez
2803 Hunter Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78224
210-207-9130
brooke.mjolsness@sanantonio.gov

Awards/Stipend Committee:
Joshua Wallace
jwallace@tarleton.edu
Lorely Ambriz
lambriz@epcc.edu
Joshua Salmans
joshua.salmans@ttu.edu

LIRT Summit 2018 Programs

Click links below for presentations and handouts from the LIRT Summit held on September 21st, 2018:
Collaboration Makes Us Better
Crazy One On One Instruction
Fake News LIRT Summit Handout
Fake News Presentation LIRT Summit 2018
Instruction Is Everyone’s Job
One Shot APA Instruction
Teachable Moments
Using An Impact Study To Assess A Library

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