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Training College Students in Information Literacy: Profiles of How Colleges Teach Their Students To Use Academic Libraries 2006-2007 Product Image

Training College Students in Information Literacy: Profiles of How Colleges Teach Their Students To Use Academic Libraries 2006-2007

  • ID: 302751
  • October 2006
  • 73 Pages
  • Primary Research Group

The report profiles the information literacy efforts of a broad range of North American colleges including: Syracuse University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Windsor, Ulster County Community College, the University of North Texas, the University of California Berkeley, the University of Southern California at Los Angeles, the University of North Carolina Wilmington, South-eastern Oklahoma University, Central Connecticut State University and Seattle Pacific University.

Participants discuss how they promote information literacy at their institutions, how they win support of key faculty and administrators, and how they develop courses, guidelines, tutorials and standards. Other major issues include student assessment, instructor training, integration of info literacy into other curriculum’s, grants and institutional financial support, the impact of new educational technologies, and the role of learning and computer centers in supporting the info literacy effort, among other issues.

Indiana University library officials discuss info literacy efforts for specialized populations, such as athletes, while librarians at the University READ MORE >

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ABOUT THE AUTHORS & INTERVIEWEES

INTRODUCTION & SUMMARY OF MAIN FINDINGS

More than Love

EXPLAINING LIBRARY EDUCATION

ONE CREDIT or MORE?

ASSESSMENT

SPECIALIZED COURSE IN BLOGS & RSS FEEDS

INFORMATION LITERACY FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

USE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES

MARKETING AND OUTREACH

INTEGRATION OF INFORMATION LITERACY with classroom work

HOW FAR ADVANCED ARE SMALLER COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES?

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

INFORMATION LITERACY REQUIREMENTS

ONLINE TUTORIALS

POLICY ON USE OF TUTORIALS OF OTHER COLLEGES

THE TRAILS PROGRAM: TEACHING RESEARCH AND INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS

MOVING TOWARDS AN INFORMATION-LITERACY GRADUATION REQUIREMENT

ADVICE FOR PEERS

UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR

INFORMATION LITERACY CONCERNS ASCENDANT

INFORMATION LITERACY IN THE HISTORY DEPARTMENT

TRENDS IN THE LIBRARY TEACHING LOAD

GET IT IN WRITING

USE OF NEW INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES

TUTORIALS

ADVICE TO PEERS

ULSTER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

THE ORIGINS OF LIBRARY 111

THE ASSERTIVE LIBRARIAN

TRAINING FACULTY IN OTHER DISCIPLINES TO TEACH INFORMATION LITERACY

BECOMING A LIBRARY 111 INSTRUCTOR

ONLINE AND HYBRID VERSIONS OF LIBRARY 11

DEVELOPMENT OF A HYBRID ONLINE/IN-CLASS LIBRARY 111

ADVICE FOR PEERS

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS

MOVEMENT TOWARDS FORMAL INFORMATION LITERACY CLASSES

TECHNOLOGY PURCHASES

TESTING AND ASSESSMENT

ONLINE TUTORIALS

STAFFING

INFORMATION LITERACY FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

CHAT SERVICE IN INFORMATION LITERACY

TOWARDS A FULL CREDIT INFORMATION LITERACY COURSE

ADVICE

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL

DESCRIPTION OF UNC CHAPEL HILL

DEVELOPMENT OF THE LIBRARY’S INFORMATION LITERACY
APPROACH TO ENGLISH COMPOSITION CLASSES

APPROACH TO GRADUATE STUDENTS

ONLINE TUTORIALS

GENERAL STATE OF STUDENT INFO LITERACY

NEW INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES

VIRTUAL REFERENCE AND INFORMATION LITERACY

ADVICE FOR PEERS

INDIANA UNIVERSITY

DESCRIPTION OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY

INSTRUCTION IN THE INFORMATION COMMONS

INFORMATION LITERCY REQUIREMENTS

REDUCING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CAMPUS BRANCH LIBRARIES

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

EFFECTIVENESS OF GRADUATE STUDENT ASSISTANCE

ADVICE FOR PEERS

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES (USC)

DESCRIPTION OF THE USC HEALTH SCIENCES COMPLEX

TUTORIALS

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

BASIC DESCRIPTION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF

CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

THE TEACHNING LIBRARY

INTEGRATED INSTRUCTION

TEACHING LABORATORY

THE MELLON PROGRAM

PART TWO: CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES

INFORMATION LITERACY AT SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY: SCALING THE HEIGHTS

INTRODUCTION AND HISTORY

OBJECTIVES AND PRACTICES

ASSESSMENT

Successes and Challenges

CREATING A THREE CREDIT HOUR INFORMATION LITERACY COURSE: ONE LIBRARY’S EXPERIENCE

DIMENSIONS OF LIBRARY INSTRUCTION AT NC STATE WILMINGTON 50

INITIAL EFFORTS AT STAND ALONE INFORMATION LITERACY COURSES

COLLABORATION WITH THE COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

THE POLITICS OF ADOPTING A LIBRARY COURSE PREFIX 51
ONE LIBRARY’S APPROACH TO ASSESSMENT: SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

GENERAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE

NEW INFORMATION LITERACY INITIATIVES DRIVEN BY ACCREDITATION RECCOMENDATION

INFORMATION LITERACY INITIATIVES AT CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE DESCRIPTION

STAFF AND CLASSES

ASSESSMENT

COMBINING 1-CREDIT INFORMATION LITERACY CLASSES WITH ENGLISH, PSYCHOLOGY & HISTORY 3-CREDIT CLASSES

ONLINE TUTORIALS AND REACHING DISTANCE STUDENTS

OTHER REPORTS FROM PRIMARY RESEARCH GROUP

BEST PRACTICES OF PUBLIC LIBRARY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORS

TRAINING COLLEGE STUDENTS IN INFORMATION LITERACY: PROFILES OF HOW COLLEGES TEACH THEIR STUDENTS TO USE ACADEMIC LIBRARIES

CREATING THE VIRTUAL REFERENCE SERVICE

PRIVATE COLLEGE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BENCHMARKS

LICENSING AND COPYRIGHT MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES OF COLLEGE, SPECIAL, AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES

CREATING THE DIGITAL ACADEMIC LIBRARY:

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