"... students perform better in the courses that are designed with a high level of collaboration between librarians and faculty as compared to the courses with minimal faculty-librarian collaboration."
Basically, what this means is a specific librarian is with your class for the entire semester and available at the point of need in addition to scheduled opportunities. An embedded librarian is actually in Blackboard along with you and your students. The experience is whatever you and the librarian you are collaborating with want it to be.
Some things an embedded librarian might do include:
Just like faculty are experts in their respective fields and have different specialties, information literacy is a librarian's specialty. When you embed a librarian in your class, there are more opportunities for a librarian to help students continue to grow and improve their information literacy skills. This is important because: