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Embedded Librarian and Gamification in Libraries


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discussion with the librarians at the New Bulgarian University

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Embedded Librarian and Gamification in Libraries

  1. 1. Embedded Librarian and Gamification in Libraries New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria May 14, 9-11AM, New Bulgarian University. Plamen Miltenoff, Ph.D., MLIS St. Cloud State University Available at:
  2. 2. Plan  Introduce the idea of “Embedded Librarian”  Working definition of “Embedded Librarian”  Examples of the use of embedded librarian across the U.S.  Discussion
  3. 3. What is embedded librarianship  Is the lack of the exact definition an advantage or disadvantage?  Does experimentation help or hinder?  Would you rather have clear guidelines or test and tryout?  Would you study the differences or the commonalities in the various approaches?
  4. 4. Commonalities  The old way of providing services is waning out
  5. 5. Commonalities  The necessity to get closer to both students and instructors (no more “us” and “them”)  customer-centric versus library-centric  specialists, not generalitsts  analysis and synthesis, not simply delivery (advisors, not lecturers)
  6. 6. The use of technologies  Course Management Systems CMS (asynchronous)
  7. 7. The use of technologies  e-conferencing tools (synchronous)
  8. 8. Different methodologies  gaming and gamification?
  9. 9. Different content  Information Literacy? Or  Multiliteracies (metaliteracies)
  10. 10. Sources in-libraries/  Embedded Librarianship in Online Courses Instructor: Mimi O’Malley Dates: October 2nd to 27th, 2017  Tumbleson, B. E., & Burke, J. (. J. (2013). Embedding librarianship in learning management systems: A how-to-do-it manual for librarians. Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association.
  11. 11. Instructional Design  Different Instructional Design?
  12. 12. Plamen Miltenoff, Ph.D., MLIS St. Cloud State University