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Reference & Instruction Services Division


Misson & Responsibilities | Upcoming Events | Previous Division Chairs | Helpful Links

Mission & Responsibilities

To provide a forum for issues related to reference and instruction across various types of libraries in Arkansas.

Pamela Meridith, Chair
Williams Baptist College
Walnut Ridge, AR
[email protected]

Anne Simpson, Vice-Chair
Black River Technical College
Pocahontas, AR
[email protected]

Rebecka Virden, Secretary
UA Community College at Morrilton
Morrilton, AR
[email protected]

Upcoming Events

Reference and Instruction Services Division Spring Meeting

UACCMorrilton, Gordon Library

Friday, April 15 at 10am.

Guest Speaker - Dr. Jan Ziegler, Chair of Opening Hearts and Minds Cultural Diversity Awareness Grant Project

Topic is Enrique's Journey by Pulitzer Prize Author Sonia Nazario

For more information, contact Pamela Meridith at [email protected].

Previous Division Chairs

2014 - Pamela Meridith
2013 - Michael Strickland
2012 - Michael Strickland
2011 - Amber Wilson
2010 - Amber Wilson
2009 - Kathy Davis
2008 - Ronald S. Russ
2007 - Jennifer Davis
2006 - Dominique Hallett
2005 - Laura Downing
2004 - Jan Dixon
2003 - Don Batson
2002 - Don Batson
2001 - Necia Parker-Gibson
2000 - Necia Parker-Gibson
1999 - Renee LeBeau-Ford

Helpful Links

Learning Opportunities

ACRL Online Learning

ALA Online Learning

AMIGOS Courses

Lyrasis Courses

NISO Webinars


Library Instruction

LOEX Clearinghouse for Library Instruction


100 Places to Find Free Webinar and Tutorials

ALA Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

CUARL K-12 Education Resource Portal (University of Arkansas)

U.S. Government's Official Web Portal