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The Embedded Librarian's Cookbook offers step-by-step guidelines for implementing tested approaches to embedded librarianship. As with ACRL's 2009 Library Instruction Cookbook, the "recipes" are sorted into categories related to different uses and depth of need. This second Cookbook provides librarians with a variety of approaches to embedding instruction in courses and to assessing these activities. 55 recipes aimed at different audiences and for a wide variety of situations are presented. This volume builds on the ACRL 2011 publication Embedded Librarianship: Moving Beyond One-shot Instruction, also Kaijsa Calkins and Cassandra Kvenild. 
The Embedded Librarian's Cookbook is essential for all instruction and liaison librarians and useful for schools of library and information science professional collections.

Part I 
1. Amuse Bouche: Bite Sized Embedded Projects
How to Create an Embedded Library Instruction Services (ELIS) AssignmentSaraJane Tompkins, Michael F. Strahan, and Judith Puncochar
Just Because It's on Google Doesn't Mean It's Free for Me to Use! Helping Students Navigate the Muddy Waters of Copyright and Fair Use!Michelle Costello, Maria Perpetua Socorro Liwanag, and Steve Dresbach
Tapas-style Instruction: Small Bytes for Speech/Debate CampersMichelle Twait
Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen? Improving Students' Research Approach by Providing Them with the Necessary ToolsKimberly Davies-Hoffman and Paul Pacheco
Twitter Tapas for Embedded Librarianship: "Byte-size" Course Integrated Literacy Instruction While Engaging Students in Almost-Synchronous Virtual ReferenceCarol Hartman
2. First Courses: Embedding in the First-Year Experience
Steps to Success: Exploring the Research Process with First-Year StudentsAndrea Falcone
Avoiding Plagiarism—Don't Get BurnedCate Calhoun Ovaret
Eat Dessert First! Flipping the Sequence of Information Literacy Instruction to Enhance Student LearningNancy Fawley
Sauté, Simmer, Reduce: Embedded Lessons in the Research Process for First-Year Composition StudentsRobin E. Miller
From Smorgasbord to Sous-Chef: Communities of Practice in Information LiteracyMarianne Giltrud
One Ingredient, Many Flavors: Following One Event through the Information TimelineNia Lam and Beth Sanderson
A Research-Infused Entreé for First-Year StudentsStacey Shah and Connie James-Jenkin
Librarian PrescriptionCaroline Conley and Claire Murata
3. Everyday Meals: Adaptable Instructions for Embedded Projects
Cooking Up Collaboration! Faculty-Librarian Collaboration in Online InstructionMelissa Langridge, Kristin Burger, Blake Carver, and Natalie Bennett
Five Shakes at Information LiteracySara Klink and Melissa Bauer
iMovie, MS PowerPoint, ProShow Producer, Oh My! Helping Students Find the Right Path to Creating Meaningful Digital ProjectsSteve Dresbach, Maria Perpetua Socorro U. Liwanag, and Michelle Costello
Roman Pancake Tart à la Library: A Multi-Layered Approach to Integrating Library Instruction into a Classical Studies CourseChanitra Bishop and Catherine Minter
Telling Stories about the Library: Using Photo-Comics as Student Research NarrativesMatt Upson and Alex Mudd
4. Regional Cuisine: Embedding in the Disciplines
Slow-Cooking Method For Librarian Embedding In Chemistry Curriculum Development Ignacio J. Ferrer-Vinent 
Preparing for Some Sweet Chemistry Bonnie L. Fong
Marinating on Workplace Information Use and BehaviorChanitra Bishop and Christina Sheley
Preparing the Perfect PaperClaire Clemens
Health Sciences
Embedded Librarian for a Writing Course in the Clinical Nurse Leader ProgramLin Wu
PICO de Gallo: Spicing Up Evidence-Based Nursing ResearchCass Kvenild and Jenny Garcia
Five-Course Meal Infused with Information Skills and ResourcesKimberly Whalen and Suzanne Zentz
Preparing Online Doctoral Students for SuccessSwapna Kumar and Marilyn Ochoa
Tantalizing Treats: Scholarly Research in Sensitive SubjectsBeth E. Tumbleson with Richelle Frabotta
Cooking up a Concept Map with Prezi: Conceptualizing the Artist StatementKatie Greer
Building and Tactile Learning in the Literature Classroom Alison Valk and Robin Wharton
Primary Source Stew: Helping Students Create a Historical Narrative Using Primary Sources in the University Archives Erin Lawrimore 
Cookin' Up State and Local Government ResearchConnie James-Jenkin and Stacey Shah
5. Al Fresco Dining: Embedding in Online Courses
Feed Them When They're Hungry: Embedding in an Online Asynchronous Graduate Level Research and Writing CourseQiana Johnson
Pathways Potluck: They Bring the Questions, We Bring the Research! Beth Filar Williams and Jenny Dale
The Slow-Baked Ham of Integrated Librarianship: Getting into Online Learning Spaces with Limited ResourcesHeather Lamond and Elizabeth Chisholm
Brunch with a Side of Hashtags Melissa Mallon
Presentation is Everything: Creating an Online Personal ProfileJulie Cornett
Taste Testing Scholarly and Popular Content to Learn about Authority and Information Context Elizabeth Leonard
 Slow-Cooked Embedded ServicesValerie Knight and Charissa Loftis
An Annotated Bibliography MedleyMegan McGuire and Serene Rock 
The Research Process Tasting Menu: Bite-sized Information Literacy Skills Embedded in Online CoursesJennifer C. Hill
Information Literacy MREs: Pre-packaged Modules for Research EaseJennifer Kelley
6. Tailgating: Embedding Outside of the Library and Outside of the Classroom
Art and Soul: Appetizers Designed for Community-based Working ArtistsJudy Wanner, Linda Graburn, and Jane Burpee
Memes on the Menu: Tasty Tactics to Get your Athletes on TrackNicole Pagowsky and Erica DeFrain
Whipping up a Better World: Embedding Library Instruction into Service Learning Classes with Community Based Research AssignmentsTheresa McDevitt
Taking the Research Game on the Road: Librarian's Office Hours for Student AthletesSusan Avery
The Golden Carrot: Cooking Demonstrations as Library OutreachMark Bieraugel
Blending in Library Instruction is a Recipe for Academic Success: Embedding Information Literacy Instruction in Campus Life Theresa McDevitt
Part II
1. Test Kitchen: Assessing Your Efforts
Assessment Layer Cake: Online Learning and Virtual Dessert Helene Gold
Marinated in Information Literacy: Using Curriculum Mapping to Assess the Depth, Breadth, and Content of your Embedded Instruction Program Leslie Bussert
A Three Course Meal (plus Dessert!): Embedding Information Literacy into the First Year Seminar CurriculumLisa Coats and Anne Pemberton
2. Menu Planning: Creating a Long Term Plan for Embedded Instruction
Conversion Recipe: From Tableside Service to Buffet Style—Shifting a Micro Embedded Model to Macro Jennie Simning and Erika Bennett
Library Widget for the Learning Management System (with a Dash of Contextual Relevance)Mike Flakus and Amy R. Hofer
Culinary School: Fundamentals of Library Cuisine for FacultyAriana Baker
A La Carte Library Instruction: Empowering Faculty to Teach Information Literacy Jason Vance and Amy York
Don't Bite Off More Than You Can Chew! Creating a Sustainable Embedded Librarian Service for Academic LibrariesJessica Mussel

Kaijsa Calkins

Kaijsa Calkins is English Research and Instruction Librarian at the University of Wyoming Libraries.

Cassandra Kvenild

Cassandra Kvenild is Distance Learning Librarian and Kaijsa Calkins is English Reference and Instruction Librarian at the University of Wyoming. Both are graduates of the University of Washington iSchool. They have written and presented about their embedded projects at national and international conferences, and are planning a second book on embedded librarianship. Cass's other research interests include assessment of library services to distance learners and technological innovations in online library services. Kaijsa's other research focuses on college student reading, with additional interest in information literacy learning and assessment, and social media in learning.