Is print dead? Print is not dead. Rumors of its death have been greatly exaggerated. The economics of the publishing industry, which of course includes e-publishing, is one of the reasons print will be with us for a long time to come. If you’d like to listen to a discussion of this issue, NPR aired […]
Posts Tagged: Information Literacy
I follow a blogger, librarian, consultant named Stephen Abrams who has a blogged named Stephen’s Lighthouse: Illuminating library industry trends, innovation and information. Many of his posts are items he’s currated from other websites. It’s a wonderful blog for anyone interested in the link between society and technology. This specific post I’d like to share […]
A lovely guide to evaluating the credibility of websites. It shows how to identify the domain of the website and some great steps to find out who is also linking to this particular site. It could be very helpful in evaluating web resources.
If you would like a PDF version of this document, click here. The following resources may be helpful in building an information literacy assessment plan. An Essential Partner: The Librarian’s Role in Student Learning Assessment www.learningoutcomeassessment.org/documents/LibraryLO_000.pdf (NILOA Occasional Paper No. 14.) This paper by Debra Gilchrist and Megan Oakleaf (2012, April), reports on ways that […]
If you would like a PDF handout of this page, click here. Embedded Librarian What is it? Most often used in an online course setting, this involves providing a librarian with access to your Blackboard course. The librarian makes regular appearances in the course, can facilitate discussions, answer questions, and sometimes even contribute library-related assignments […]