What is an Instructional Design Librarian? Here at Clarkston Library/ Perimeter College / GSU, an Instructional Design Librarian is a reference librarian who:
Image credits: Photo by Eileen H. Kramer, KaanaA on Shutterstock for the border.
Image credits: Eileen H. Kramer.
I review books for Library Journal. My specialty areas are biology, genetics, paleontology, evolution, and technology. This last area sometimes has me reviewing books for the Social Science editor instead of the Science and Technology editor. It is fun to use the biology I learned in college and the computer skills I've picked up on the job, but it is more exciting to learn what I have been missing and what has happened since 1984.
I manage and maintain the Explore Second Life Spreadsheet, the most up to date and complete listing of educational sites in Second Life, not because I beat out a dense field of competition, but because I doggedly if slowly update this project.
I am gradually learning VBA (Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications). So far I have three useful programs, as well as the usual practice programs you write when teaching yourself programming from a book. VBA has already made me more productive. Hopefully it will also deepen my knowledge of how Office products work behind the scenes.
Every personal, professional page needs a list of these. There are some who even say that you are what you link. I'm not sure who I am that, but here are the links:
Although I am a proud member of the Panther Family, this page in no way represents the views of Clarkston Library, Perimeter College, or Georgia State University. The ideas on this page unless otherwise stated are mine and mine alone.