About IIG

Instruction Interest Group (IIG)

Provide a statewide forum for library staff involved in library instruction and information literacy.


  1. Share teaching expertise and resources
  2. Support continuing education activities
  3. Promote the instructional role of academic libraries


  1. Sponsor a session at the association’s annual conference
  2. Hold a spring workshop
  3. Regularly contribute instruction-related content to the ALAO Newsletter
  4. Encourage communication among librarians involved in library instruction through submissions to the ALAO Newsletter
  5. Maintain and contribute instruction-related content to the IIG Blog

Any ALAO member who is interested in library instruction and information literacy is welcome to participate in IIG.

Organizational Structure

  1. Two co-chairs, serving staggered two-year terms
  2. Planning Committee is formed annually by a call for volunteers in the ALAO Newsletter. This committee works on items such as planning the spring workshop and the annual conference information table

Instruction Interest Group Co-Chairs

Mandi Goodsett
Performing Arts & Humanities Librarian
Michael Schwartz Library
Cleveland State University

Lindsay Miller
Assistant Head of Advise and Instruct Department
Miami University

Instruction Interest Group Planning Committee

Jessica Crossfield McIntosh
Otterbein University

Hannah Schmillen
Ohio University


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