Awards & Presentations

Library & Information Literacy Awards

  • Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant (2018). Presented to Emily Crist, Sean Leahy, and Alan Carbery by the American Library Association. This study involves the repeated collection of real-time data on student behaviors over the course of a project in order to uncover a more realistic assessment of student thoughts, actions, and behaviors as they conduct research.

  • Academic Library Impact Research Grant (2018). Presented to Nick Faulk and Emily Crist by the Value of Academic Libraries Committee, Association of College and Research Libraries. This project seeks to identify online student and faculty preferences for and barriers to communication with the library.

  • Excellence in Libraries Award (2012). Presented to the Champlain College Library by the Association of College and Research Libraries for the library's innovative, non-traditional information literacy program and positive, student-centered environment.

  • AGLS 2010 Exemplary Program Award. Presented to Champlain College on October 8, 2010 by the Association for General and Liberal Studies in recognition of our curriculum-embedded information literacy assessment program.

  • Librarian's Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC), University of Cardiff, Wales, March 29-April 1, 2009. Winner of the Centre for Inquiry-based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences award for an outstanding contribution to the Inquiry-based Learning and Information Literacy strand at LILAC 2009.

Selected Information Literacy Presentations

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  • Emily Crist, Sean Leahy, and Alan Carbery. (2019, April). "I'd say it's good progress": An ecological momentary assessment of student research habits. Paper presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Cleveland, OH.

  • Nick Faulk. "Bringing scale and structure to the online information literacy program." Paper presented at the Distance Library Services Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 11 2018.

  • Sean Leahy, Alan Carbery, and Faith Yacubian (EHS Division). "Hot Topics: Critical Information Literacy for Global Citizenship, Social Justice, and Community Participation." ACRL - New England Chapter, Annual Conference, Burlington, VT. May 12, 2017.

  • Alan Carbery. "Authentic Information Literacy in an era of Post Truth." Closing Keynote of LILAC (Librarian's Information Literacy Annual Conference), Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, April 10-12 2017. Recording.

  • Janet Cottrell and Betsy Beaulieu (Core Division). "Nail, derail, fail: change, uncertainty and ongoing redesign in information literacy instruction." LILAC (Librarian's Information Literacy Annual Conference), Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, April 10-12 2017.

  • Alan Carbery and Lindsey Godwin (Stiller School of Business). "Appreciative Inquiry: strengths-based approach to information literacy instruction." LILAC (Librarians Information Literacy Annual Conference), Dublin, Ireland, March 21st-23rd 2016.

  • Alan Carbery. "Inquiry-based learning, blended instruction & critical pedagogy: navigating change in an embedded information literacy program." WILU 2015 Conference, St. Johns, Newfoundland. June 2015.

  • Andy Burkhardt and Alan Carbery. "Threshold Concept Secret Sauce: using inquiry-based learning to tackle ACRL's revised information literacy framework." Vermont Library Association Conference 2015, VT, May 2015.

  • Alan Carbery. "Online inquiry-based information literacy instruction: designing and delivering a blended IL programme." LILAC (Librarians Information Literacy Annual Conference), Sheffield, UK, April 23, 2014.