ResponsibilitiesThe Head of the Center for Library User Education (CLUE) provides leadership and supervision for CLUE Research & Instruction librarians, staff and student employees who provide research and instruction services for the Tulane Community and other library users. Reporting to the Director of User Services and Library IT, the Head of CLUE coordinates instruction services by promoting information fluency and instruction services on campus, leading the Library Instruction Group in best practices in information fluency pedagogy, assessment and presentation skills; assigning course-related instruction requests. Develops, plans and assesses, in collaboration with other instruction librarians, research and instruction services based on national trends, current research, best practices and the needs of the Tulane community. Plans, delivers and assesses information fluency instruction in classroom, one-on-one and online settings. Provides research and instruction services to individuals at the Research Help Desk, by phone and online. Fills a bibliographer role and participates in library committees, campus-wide committees, and national committees.
ALA, Library Instruction Round Table, President, 2014-2015.
ALA, Library Instruction Round Table, Vice-President/President Elect, 2013-2014.
Member, ALA Round Table Coordinating Assembly, 2013- present
Member of Executive Board, NOLA Information Literacy Collective, 2012-present.
ALA, Library Instruction Round Table, Co-Chair, Membership Committee, 2010 to 2012.
ALA Membership Promotion Task Force, ex-oficio, 2010 to 2012.
ALA, Library Instruction Round Table, Membership Committee, 2008 to 2010.
Publications and Presentations:
Corbin, J. (2014) Let’s talk about library CATs: Classroom Assessment Techniques. Round Table discussion at NOLA Information Literacy Forum, New Orleans, LA.Beauchamp, A. & Corbin, J. (2014) Getting to know the Framework for Information Literacy for HigherEducation. Presentation at NOLA Information Literacy Forum, New Orleans, LA.
Oakleaf, M., Hoover, S., Woodard, B., Corbin, J., Hensley, R., Hollister, C. V., & Millet, M. (2013) Lessons for the Librarian. Panel Presentation at ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
Donovan, C. and Corbin, J. L. (2013) Stand by Your Lesson Plan: How the Karaoke Experience Can Improve Your Instructional Practice. Presentation at LOEX Annual Conference, 2013, Nashville, TN.
Oakleaf, M., Hoover, S., Woodard, B., Corbin, J., Hensley, R., Hollister, C. V., Gilchrist, D., Millet, M. The One-shot Mix Tape: Lessons for Planning, Delivering, and Integrating Instruction. Panel Presentation at Association of College and Research Libraries (ACLR) National Conference, 2013, Indianapolis, IN.
Oakleaf, M., Hoover, S., Woodard, B., Corbin, J., Hensley, R., Wakimoto, D., Hollister, C. V., Gilchrist, D., Millet, M., & Iannuzzi, P. (2012) "Notes from the Field: 10 Short Lessons on One-Shot Instruction." Communications in Information Literacy. 6(1).
Corbin, J. L. (2009). Are you ready for the future of English Composition? Information Literacy, Visual Literacy and the Digital Video Research “Paper.” Poster session presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries 14th National Conference, Seattle, WA.
Corbin, J. L. (2009). Beyond Subject Guides: Using LibGuides for Information Literacy Instruction. Roundtable Session presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries 14th National Conference, Seattle, WA.
Corbin, J. L. (2008). Resumption and Expansion of Outreach Activities at Tulane University. Louisiana Libraries, 71(4), 59-61.
Corbin, J., Wood, A, Miller, R., Blakely, R., Mercantel, J., Niemla, K, et al. (2008). Web 2.0 Q & A, Panel Session, LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, Oct. 9-10.
Corbin, J. L. and Onest, T. (2007). Do We Laugh or Cry? Or how to select and implement an ILS and federated search product in twelve months or less. Poster session presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries 13th National Conference, Baltimore, MD.