iSchool faculty article earns 2013 Top 20 distinction by Library Instruction Round Table

latham-grossFlorida State University School of Information associate professor Don Latham and professor Melissa Gross’s article entitled, “Preparing Teachers and Librarians to Collaborate to Teach 21st Century Skills: Views of LIS and Education Faculty,” earned distinction as a 2013 Top Twenty article by the Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) of the American Library Association (ALA).

Latham and Gross co-authored the article with Shelbie Witte, assistant professor in Florida State’s School of Teacher Education. The article was published on the American Association of School Librarians’ online research journal, School Library Research (2013, Volume 16), and examined how teachers and school librarians are trained in their pre-service education to collaborate with each other.

The LIRT Top 20 Committee annually reviews hundreds of articles related to library instruction and information literacy. The Committee works to include articles from various library settings as well as a mix of both theoretical and practical articles. The final selections are published in the June issue of the LIRT News — presenting articles published in the previous year.