chemistry online teaching, chemistry library instruction, STEM librarianship, faculty-librarian collaboration, STEM online teaching & learning


This conference presentation was delivered at the Special Libraries Association annual virtual conference on August 12, 2021.

Session Abstract

In this session, University of Central Florida Chemistry Faculty, Dr. Nicole Lapeyrouse and Science Librarian, Sandy Avila will discuss their transition from in-person instruction to online learning during the pandemic and how their professional collaboration developed instructional resources for student success. Prior to COVID-19, a fruitful cooperative relationship was already in place, but quickly having to pivot to remote teaching and learning allowed for additional opportunities for unique experiences to be created. Those include use of open-educational e-texts, interactive online software tools, and other library resources. Come to this session to find out how you can learn from our partnership. Attendees will gain insight into how to develop different types of online activities that promote active learning. They will also learn useful strategies to increase student engagement with novel multimedia software. In addition, will be able to identify key benefits to faculty collaboration with subject librarian liaisons for the dissemination of evidence-based science information.

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
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Academic Affairs


Orlando (Main) Campus


UCF Libraries, Chemistry Department



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