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Nicole Pagowsky
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Research & Learning Librarian, Instruction Coordinator, University of Arizona Libraries
Research & Learning Librarian, Instruction Coordinator, University of Arizona Libraries

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Revisiting digital badges, 2016 edition
After a Twitter convo about what's going on with badging initiatives and recently reading an article about badging in libraries that I (+ noted by some others) don't agree with, it feels like time for an update on my thoughts about badging. When I first sta...

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Why I #critlib
For the #critlib chat tonight, we are talking #feelings (moderated by Kevin Seeber) , and instead of a reading Kevin asked that participants reflect on some questions. A few people have already written great posts. Some from the top of the feed: Kelly McElr...

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Expertise and educators: Teachers make a difference
If you care about teaching, stop what you're doing and read Joshua Beatty's CAPAL 2015 paper, " Reading Freire for first world librarians ." I had seen others tweeting about how great this paper was but hadn't had a chance to read it until now. I can't real...

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Tick tick tick... that tenure clock
Now that I've finished up some big things I was working on this semester, it's time to start on my tenure packet (or, here, we are faculty with promotion and continuing status, but I'm just calling it tenure since it is more easily understood, and a shorter...

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WAAL 2015 Opening Keynote: Transforming our image through a compass of critical librarianship
I went to Wisconsin this week to present the opening keynote at the annual Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians conference for 2015. I had a great time meeting librarians from all over the state, and really enjoyed talking about librarian stereotype...

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Zines fests, neutrality, and tie ins to library work
photo by Jen Collins/ Flickr Creative Commons Today I was reading here and here about how the Brooklyn Zine Fest silenced People of Color (POC), through removing a panel about #BlackLivesMatter under the guise of keeping the fest "apolitical." This is appal...

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Sharing new article up here too: Black Lives Matter! Shedding library neutrality rhetoric for social justice, on C&RL News

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#acrl2015 reflection: experiences of academic librarians of color
Before #acrl2015 might become a blur, I wanted to reflect on the conference, and one session in particular, From the Individual to the Institution: Exploring the Experiences of Academic Librarians of Color with panelists Juleah Swanson, Isabel Gonzalez-Smit...

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#acrl2015 schedule
Next week is ACRL 2015! Posting my public schedule below... Tuesday 6:30pm #critlib meetup , dinner at Los Gorditos, 8pm drinks at Low Brow Lounge (details at link) @CUDJOE70 and I are going to meet up in the Benson Hotel lobby at 6:30pm to walk over (5-10m...

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Competency-Based Learning & Creating Meaningful Experiences: Mutually Exclusive?
Lately, I have grown to be more skeptical of competency-based learning as used in the contexts it has been generally implemented, despite the fact that I am working with digital badges and integrating library information literacy badges into our university-...
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