- Provides helpful advice and guidance for seamlessly integrating library research competencies into first-year courses- Offers practical models and real life examples of successful student-centered, course-based library research assignments- Is written by an academic librarian with nearly 20 years of experience in the field
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List of figures and table
About the author
Chapter 1: The Millennials go to the library: or do they?
Introducing the Millennials
Characteristics of this new generation
What is information literacy and do contemporary undergraduates really need it?
Attitudinal shifts: addressing truculence in the faculty lounge
Chapter 2: Information literacy in the context of the first year
Attending to novice researchers
Process-centered library research
How can course content and information literacy co-exist?
Chapter 3: Pragmatic pedagogical approaches
From the start: advice from librarian colleagues
Creating effective library experiences
The next step: advancing information literacy beyond the first year
One final note
Appendix: resources about integrating information literacy in the undergraduate classroom