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Publications about AMICAL
- Faculty-Librarian Collaborations: Integrating the Information Literacy Framework into Disciplinary Courses (2020) is a book that grew out of the of librarian-faculty teams in the AMICAL workshop “Co-design: Integrating Information Literacy into Your Disciplinary Course” held in 2017, along with subsequent design work, assessment, and a survey of participants. It is co-edited by Michael Stöpel (American University of Paris), Livia Piotto (John Cabot University), together with Xan Goodman and Samantha Godbey (both from University of Nevada, Las Vegas). Chapters were contributed by librarians and faculty from 9 AMICAL member institutions, and include case studies based on lessons learned and applied, and practical lesson plans developed collaboratively by librarians and faculty.
- Library Partnerships in International Liberal Arts Education: Building Relationships Across Cultural and Institutional Lines (2020) is a collaborative project from ACRL and AMICAL, reporting on innovative library partnerships that cut across lines of cultural and institutional boundaries, but also across professional boundaries, at international liberal arts institutions. Edited by Jeff Hiroshi Gima (AMICAL Consortium Director) and Kara Malenfant (Senior Strategist for Special Initiatives at ACRL), the book includes 10 chapters authored by 16 librarians, faculty members and instructional technologists from 6 AMICAL member institutions in as many different countries.
- Kathryn M. Wissel & Jeff Hiroshi Gima. “AMICAL: Building Bridges through Digital Connections.” International Information & Library Review, 51.2 (2019). As the AMICAL Consortium of international, American style, liberal arts universities turns 15, this article looks at its unique geographic diversity and how its activities and mission have evolved. Current AMICAL Consortium Director Jeff Gima shares his thoughts in an interview.
Publications by members related to AMICAL’s mission
- Paul Love, Michael Stöpel, and David Tresilian. “Student-Led, Cross-Institutional Collaboration Between France and Morocco.” Academic Libraries and Collaborative Research Services, edited by Carrie Forbes, Rowman & Littlefield (2022), pp. 63-80.
- Michael Stöpel, Aziz El Hassani, and Livia Piotto. “Librarians and Information literacy Instruction in Morocco, Italy, and France during the pandemic: Reflecting on challenges and future opportunities.” The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic (1st ed.) edited by Friesem, Y., Raman, U., Kanižaj, I., & Y. Choi, G., Routledge (2022), pp. 113-124.
- Hamayoun Ghafoori, and Rania Azad. “Middle East Libraries in Focus.” portal: Libraries and the Academy, 18.2 (2018).