EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship


App it Up: Using Google Apps in Library Instruction



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Book Chapter

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Utilizing Google Apps in library instruction can help librarians easily incorporate digital literacy into their information literacy lessons. This chapter, informed by the experiences of three Eastern Kentucky University reference and instruction librarians, covers the basic functionality of Google Apps such as Google Drive (including Google Docs, Google Forms and Google Spreadsheets), Google Groups, Google Hangouts, etc., and some possibilities and advantages for creatively employing these apps to enhance face-to-face and online library instruction, as well as to aid in assessment.

Book Title

The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries: Instruction, Administration, and Staff Productivity (Volume 1)