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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.

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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 2019-2020

Lorely Ambriz
Chair
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

Joshua Salmans
Chair Elect
Texas Tech University
2802 18th Street
Lubbock, TX 79409
806-834-7007
joshua.salmans@ttu.edu

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

Kimberly Grotewold
Secretary/Treasurer
Texas A&M University – San Antonio
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224
210-784-1519
kimberly.grotewold@tamusa.edu

Janice Newsum
Councilor
University of Houston – Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77058
713-213-9186
newsum@uhcl.edu

Jennifer Stayton
Alternate Councilor
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle
Denton, TX 76203
940-565-3245
jennifer.stayton@unt.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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